Using Multimedia Technology for Hypertension Control for Low-Income African Americans (CSI Birmingham)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00875225|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2009 by Cooper Green Mercy Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
First Posted : April 3, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 3, 2009
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 or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Hypertension||Behavioral: DVD Behavioral: Intervention DVD||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||300 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Culturally Sensitive Intervention: CSI Birmingham|
|Study Start Date :||December 2006|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||May 2009|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||May 2009|
Active Comparator: Control DVD
Control DVD with usual care information
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
- Blood pressure control [ Time Frame: Two years ]
- Adherence to hypertension medications [ Time Frame: Two years ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00875225
|United States, Alabama|
|Cooper Green Mercy Hospital|
|Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35233|
|Principal Investigator:||Sandral Hullett, MD||Cooper Green Mercy Hospital|