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The Impact of African American Women's Hair Care Practices and Hair Attitudes on Exercise Habits

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00691782
First Posted: June 5, 2008
Last Update Posted: November 6, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Wake Forest University Health Sciences ( Wake Forest University )
  Purpose
The purpose of this research study is to better understand African American women's hair and hair styling practices and how these practices affect attitudes and viewpoints regarding exercise.

Condition Intervention
Hair and Scalp Health Other: Survey of exercise practices

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: The Impact of African American Women's Hair Care Practices and Hair Attitudes on Exercise Habits

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Further study details as provided by Wake Forest University Health Sciences ( Wake Forest University ):

Enrollment: 100
Actual Study Start Date: September 19, 2007
Study Completion Date: January 30, 2013
Primary Completion Date: January 30, 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
1
African American females between the ages of 21 and 60
Other: Survey of exercise practices
detailed questionnaire regarding the subject's race, income level; type(s), frequency, intensity, and amount of exercise; attitudes about exercise; hair style; hair care practices; attitudes about hair; hair and scalp health; and attitudes about exercise with regards to hair

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
African American females between the ages of 21 and 60.These subjects will be recruited from Wake Forest University Health Sciences Dermatology clinic and our Institutional Review Board (IRB) approved advertising.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female between 21 and 60 years old.
  • African, Afro-Caribbean, or African American decent.
  • Able and willing to follow study procedures and successfully complete hair and exercise questionnaire/survey.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unable to read or understand hair and exercise questionnaire/survey.
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00691782


Sponsors and Collaborators
Wake Forest University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Amy McMichael, MD Wake Forest University Health Sciences
  More Information

Responsible Party: Wake Forest University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00691782     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 00003923
First Submitted: June 2, 2008
First Posted: June 5, 2008
Last Update Posted: November 6, 2017
Last Verified: January 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by Wake Forest University Health Sciences ( Wake Forest University ):
African American females between the ages of 21 and 60