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Evive Health Randomized Controlled Trials

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01653197
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 30, 2012
Last Update Posted : September 28, 2017
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The mailer will encourage those who are due for mammograms, colonoscopies, blood pressure or cholesterol tests to receive the appropriate test. This particular mailer will only be sent to Evive clients in need to the test in question. The research will examine differences in follow-through on this recommendation among the targeted population over the 3-12 month period following the mailing as a function of experimental condition.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
People Due for Mammogram People Due for Colonoscopy People Due for Blood Pressure Test People Due for Cholesterol Test Behavioral: Control Behavioral: Curiosity Behavioral: Curiosity linked to Action

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 29 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Evive Health Randomized Controlled Trials
Study Start Date : August 2014
Primary Completion Date : October 2014
Study Completion Date : October 2014
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Control
On top of reminder, state: "Here's a fun fact to cheer you on your way:" and include a curiosity-inducing question and answer (e.g., "Q: Which is the only state that allows you to cast absentee ballots from outer space? // A: Texas")
Behavioral: Control
No scratch off element
Experimental: Curiosity
On top of reminder, state: "Here's a fun fact to cheer you on your way." and include a curiosity-inducing question (e.g., "Q: Which is the only state that allows you to cast absentee ballots from outer space?") Place the answer under a scratch-off patch ("A: Texas").
Behavioral: Curiosity
The recipient will be prompted to scratch off for answer to question.
Experimental: Curiosity linked to Action
On top of reminder, state: "Here's a fun fact to cheer you on your way. Reward yourself by scratching off the answer only after you've made your [colonoscopy/mammogram/etc.] appointment!" and include a curiosity-inducing question (e.g., "Q: Which is the only state that allows you to cast absentee ballots from outer space?") Place the answer under a scratch-off patch ("A: Texas")
Behavioral: Curiosity linked to Action
The recipient will be prompted to scratch off for answer only after he/she makes an appointment.


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of Participants who follow-through from the mailing [ Time Frame: three to twelve months ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Employee at partner corporation
  • Due for mammogram, colonoscopy, blood pressure or cholesterol test

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Already received mammogram, colonoscopy, blood pressure or cholesterol test
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01653197


Locations
United States, Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Pennsylvania
More Information

Responsible Party: University of Pennsylvania
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01653197     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 813606-3
First Posted: July 30, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 28, 2017
Last Verified: September 2017