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A Survey on Attitudes on Financial Incentives

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(protocol never approved by local IRB)
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01457976
First Posted: October 24, 2011
Last Update Posted: August 18, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Pennsylvania
  Purpose
The study concerns a survey of attitudes of the public on issues around personal responsibility for health and the use of financial incentives to promote health in the U.S. and Germany. All data are gathered anonymously through online platforms. Two separate professional panel providers are used for access to members of the public. All participants are people who have voluntarily joined a survey panel in the past through an informed consent process and currently serve as panel members.

Condition
Obesity Colon Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: A Survey on Attitudes on Personal Responsibility and the Use of Financial Incentives for Health Promotion

Further study details as provided by University of Pennsylvania:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Survey respondents are presented with scenarios that seek to elicit views and attitudes on the concepts of personal responsibility, and the acceptability of financial incentives. The analysis will present these views and attitudes in aggregate form. [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]
    Attitudes are measured using 5 point Likert scales, indicating the extent of agreement or disagreement with particular scenarios or questions. Other forms of multiple choice options are also used, in which respondents express their preferences by selecting one option over others. At the end of the surveys, an open text box is provided for general comments.


Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: September 2011
Study Completion Date: October 2011
Primary Completion Date: October 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Members of the US public, non-probability sample
Members of the German public, non-probability sample
Members of the US public, probability sample

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
adult American and Germans
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • none other than age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • none other than age
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01457976


Locations
United States, Pennsylvania
Online survey
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Pennsylvania
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kevin Volpp, Ph.D, M.D. School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Pennsylvania
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01457976     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 814399
First Submitted: September 21, 2011
First Posted: October 24, 2011
Last Update Posted: August 18, 2016
Last Verified: August 2016

Keywords provided by University of Pennsylvania:
cancer
obesity
personal responsibility