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Using Multimedia Technology for Hypertension Control for Low-Income African Americans (CSI Birmingham)

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 April 2009 by Cooper Green Mercy Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00875225
First Posted: April 3, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 3, 2009
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Collaborator:
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Information provided by:
Cooper Green Mercy Hospital
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to test an interactive DVD intervention to encourage patients to stick to their blood pressure medication in order to achieve blood pressure control for African American patients. The intervention will convey health messages through personal patient stories who have dealt with or continue to struggle with high blood pressure.

Hypothesis 1: At the end of 9 months a higher proportion of patients randomized to the intervention group will achieve appropriate blood pressure control.

Hypothesis 2: At the end of 9 months a higher proportion of patients who randomized to the intervention group will report high adherence to their hypertension medications.


Condition Intervention
Hypertension Behavioral: DVD Behavioral: Intervention DVD

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Culturally Sensitive Intervention: CSI Birmingham

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Cooper Green Mercy Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Blood pressure control [ Time Frame: Two years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Adherence to hypertension medications [ Time Frame: Two years ]

Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: December 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Control DVD
Control DVD with usual care information
Behavioral: DVD
Control group will receive usual care DVD from health professionals
Active Comparator: Intervention DVD
Intervention group will receive DVD with patient stories and information from health care professionals
Behavioral: Intervention DVD
Intervention group will receive intervention DVD with patient stories and information from health care professionals

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • African American
  • Clinical Diagnosis of Hypertension
  • Patient at Cooper Green Hospital
  • Provided Informed Consent
  • Age 18 or older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant
  • Diagnosed with dementia, schizophrenia, bipolar illness, or other serious acute or chronic medical co-morbidity
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00875225


Locations
United States, Alabama
Cooper Green Mercy Hospital
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35233
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cooper Green Mercy Hospital
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Sandral Hullett, MD Cooper Green Mercy Hospital
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Sandral Hullett, MD/Medical Director, Cooper Green Mercy Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00875225     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 59741 - Finding Answers
First Submitted: April 2, 2009
First Posted: April 3, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 3, 2009
Last Verified: April 2009

Keywords provided by Cooper Green Mercy Hospital:
Hypertension
Adherence to medications

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases