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Safe Water Techniques in Kenya

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified July 2008 by University of California, Berkeley.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Procter and Gamble
Information provided by:
University of California, Berkeley Identifier:
First received: September 18, 2007
Last updated: July 31, 2008
Last verified: July 2008
Consumer preferences for POU technologies vary across consumers and products, and largely determine their adoption and subsequent usage. This is a marketing study that asks which products consumers prefer and why, and what is their willingness to pay, as understanding this is crucial to attain their widespread adoption and usage.

Condition Intervention Phase
Consumer Willingness to Pay for POU Products Consumer Preferences and Use of POU Products Behavioral: biases towards products Early Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Study of End-User Preferences for and Use of POU Safe Water Technologies in Kenya

Further study details as provided by University of California, Berkeley:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Consumer preferences and use of POU products

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Consumer willingness to pay for POU products

Study Start Date: May 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
Visit 400 households and distribute 1 of 3 different POU technologies on randomized basis for a two-month trial. Cycle each household through trials with all 3 technologies in random order such that at the end of 6 months all households have experienced 2-month trials with each technology.

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • At least partial reliance on turbid water supply

Exclusion Criteria:

  • At least partial reliance on turbid water supply
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00531869

Contact: Jill Luoto, Phd Candidate Economics (510) 643-5414

Care Kenya Recruiting
Kisumu, Kenya
Contact: Jill Luoto, PhD ABD    510-642-3890   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, Berkeley
Procter and Gamble
Principal Investigator: David Levine, PhD Econ UC Berkeley
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. David I Levine, UC Berkeley CEGA Identifier: NCT00531869     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CPHS Protocol #2007-7-27
Study First Received: September 18, 2007
Last Updated: July 31, 2008

Keywords provided by University of California, Berkeley:
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