Safe Water Techniques in Kenya

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2008 by University of California, Berkeley.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : September 19, 2007
Last Update Posted : August 4, 2008
Procter and Gamble
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University of California, Berkeley

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Consumer Willingness to Pay for POU Products Consumer Preferences and Use of POU Products Behavioral: biases towards products Early Phase 1

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.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
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
Study Start Date : May 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date : October 2010

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Consumer preferences and use of POU products

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Consumer willingness to pay for POU products

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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

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): 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

Responsible Party: Dr. David I Levine, UC Berkeley CEGA Identifier: NCT00531869     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CPHS Protocol #2007-7-27
First Posted: September 19, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 4, 2008
Last Verified: July 2008

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