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Using Social Media to Enhance the Impact of the Teen Outreach Program (TOP4ME)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01535651
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 20, 2012
Last Update Posted : May 17, 2018
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Denver Health and Hospital Authority
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sheana Bull, Colorado School of Public Health

Brief Summary:
The investigators are exploring the use of short message service (text) messaging by cell phones to enhance the effects of the Teen Outreach Program, an effective teen pregnancy prevention program.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pregnancy Prevention Behavioral: Teen Outreach Program with Media Enhancement (TOP4ME) Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 852 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Using Social Media to Enhance the Impact of the Teen Outreach Program
Study Start Date : September 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2016

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: TOP Program plus Text messaging
Boys and Girls Club members who participate in TOP over 9 months will receive regular text messages in addition to TOP
Behavioral: Teen Outreach Program with Media Enhancement (TOP4ME)
Persons participating in TOP will receive text messages weekly in addition to TOP
Other Name: Youth All Engaged! (YAE!)

No Intervention: TOP Program alone
Boys and Girls Club participants will participate in TOP for 9 months



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. pregnancy [ Time Frame: 21 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. school drop out [ Time Frame: 21 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • boys and girls club member in metro Denver, age 14-18

Exclusion Criteria:

  • non-english speaking

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Locations
United States, Colorado
Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80204
Sponsors and Collaborators
Colorado School of Public Health
Denver Health and Hospital Authority

Publications:
Responsible Party: Sheana Bull, Professor, Colorado School of Public Health
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01535651     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OAH Denver Health
First Posted: February 20, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 17, 2018
Last Verified: May 2018