Drug User Internet and Mobile Tech Use
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01871298|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 6, 2013
Last Update Posted : November 26, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Drug Abuse Illicit||Other: Pilot Website Evaluation Component||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||212 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Exploratory Study of Drug User Health-related Internet and Mobile Technology Use|
|Study Start Date :||December 2014|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||November 2015|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||November 2015|
While this pilot intervention is not a randomized trial, study participants who report internet use at least once a month will told of a Pilot Website Evaluation Component that they will be able to access for a 4-week study period. This website will contain a educational information tailored to the health needs of drug users. Web content will be similar to materials and public health messages released by the NYC Department of Health and therefore, harm is not likely to arise from viewing such content.
Other: Pilot Website Evaluation Component
The pilot health website will contain educational health information such as: health-related videos, searchable map of HIV prevention and other needed health and social services, and the option to register for automatic text message updates on relevant health information.
No Intervention: No website access
Participants who report internet use less than once a month will not receive access to the Pilot Website Evaluation Component.
- Percent of participants who use the pilot website [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
- Percent of participants who use the internet [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
- Percent of participants who use the internet at least once a month [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
- Percent of participants who use the internet for health-related purposes [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
- Percent of participants who are willing to use internet or mobile technology for health-related purposes [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
- Percent of participants who sign up for receipt of automatic text message updates on relevant health information [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01871298
|United States, New York|
|Columbia University Medical Center|
|New York, New York, United States, 10032|
|Principal Investigator:||Silvia Cunto-Amnesty, MD||Assistant Professor of Medicine and Population and Family Health, Dept of Medicine Family Med|