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The Community United to Challenge Asthma (Project CURA)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01061424
First Posted: February 3, 2010
Last Update Posted: August 15, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Molly A. Martin, MD, Rush University Medical Center
  Purpose
This study compares an asthma self-management intervention, delivered to the family and tailored to their needs and cultural beliefs, to standard asthma education in high-risk Puerto Rican children in elementary school. The primary outcomes are asthma medication adherence and trigger reduction.

Condition Intervention
Asthma Behavioral: community health worker Behavioral: mailed information

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Community-Academic Partnership to Improve Asthma Management in Latino Children

Further study details as provided by Molly A. Martin, MD, Rush University Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • medication adherence [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • trigger reduction [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Enrollment: 51
Study Start Date: October 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2012
Primary Completion Date: June 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: mailed information
information on asthma is mailed to the home on the same schedule as the other arm
Behavioral: mailed information
information on asthma is mailed to the home on the same schedule as the other arm
Experimental: community health worker
community health worker provides home visits for education
Behavioral: community health worker
community health worker provides home visits for education

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Puerto Rican
  • In elementary school
  • Diagnosed with asthma

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not in school
  • Mild intermittent asthma
  • Well controlled asthma
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01061424


Locations
United States, Illinois
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rush University Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Molly A Martin, MD Rush University Medical Center
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Molly A. Martin, MD, MD, Rush University Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01061424     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1R21HL087769-01A1 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: February 1, 2010
First Posted: February 3, 2010
Last Update Posted: August 15, 2012
Last Verified: August 2012

Keywords provided by Molly A. Martin, MD, Rush University Medical Center:
pediatric asthma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Asthma
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases