Price Changes and Hypothetical Food Purchases in Adult Grocery Shoppers (Grocery)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01619787
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : June 14, 2012
Results First Posted : January 10, 2017
Last Update Posted : January 10, 2017
State University of New York at Buffalo
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Leonard Epstein, State University of New York at Buffalo
The goal of the proposed study is to apply experimental economics in an online grocery store shopping model to examine the effects of pricing on hypothetical food purchases
Condition or disease
Effect of Taxes and Subsides on Food Purchases in Mothers
Participants will be lean and overweight primary grocery shoppers aged 18 years and older. Participants will be considered lean if their body mass index (BMI = kg/m2) is less than 29.9, overweight if their BMI is greater than or equal to 30.12 To meet eligibility for the study, participants must be the guardian of a child at least 2 years or older, do the primary grocery shopping for the family, they must also report being weekly household grocery shoppers, and purchase the majority of their household's groceries once a week.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 65 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Lean and overweight Low and high socioeconimic status primary grocery shopper
18 or older primary shopper in the household, at least one child over 2 years of age