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SHARE Study 4: Financial Incentives for Weight Loss

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02008474
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 11, 2013
Last Update Posted : August 30, 2016
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to examine different types of monetary incentive paradigms for weight loss.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obesity Behavioral: Online weight loss + incentives for behavior 3 months Behavioral: Online weight loss + incentives for weight loss at month 3 Behavioral: Online weight loss + Incentives for behavior 12 months Behavioral: Online weight loss + Incentives for weight loss 12 months Phase 3

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 120 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Using a State-wide Initiative to Disseminate Effective Behavioral Weight Loss Strategies: Study 4
Study Start Date : January 2014
Primary Completion Date : June 2016
Study Completion Date : June 2016

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Online weight loss + Incentives for behavior 3 months Behavioral: Online weight loss + incentives for behavior 3 months
Participants will receive monetary incentives for submitting their behavior change information into a study website
Active Comparator: Online weight loss + Incentives for weight loss 3 months Behavioral: Online weight loss + incentives for weight loss at month 3
Participants will receive an incentive for meeting their weight loss goal at month 3.
Active Comparator: Online weight loss + Incentives for behavior 12 months Behavioral: Online weight loss + Incentives for behavior 12 months
Participants will receive incentives for submitting behavior change information over the course of 12 months.
Active Comparator: Online weight loss + Incentives for weight loss 12 months Behavioral: Online weight loss + Incentives for weight loss 12 months
Participants will be receive monetary incentives for reaching their weight loss goal at months 3 and 12.


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. weight change from initial assessment to the 3-month follow-up assessment measured on a digital scale to the nearest 0.1-kilogram [ Time Frame: 0 to 3 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. weight change from the initial assessment to the 12 month assessment measured on a digital scale to the nearest 0.1-kilogram [ Time Frame: 0 to 12 months ]
  2. Weight change from the 3 month assessment to the 12 month assessment measured on a digital scale to the nearest 0.1-kilogram [ Time Frame: 3 to 12 months ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI >=25kg/m2
  • English speaking
  • Age 18-70

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Health problems that make weight loss or unsupervised exercise unsafe
  • Current pregnancy or plan to become pregnant int he next 12 months
  • Planned relocation
  • Current participation in weight loss research study
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02008474


Locations
United States, Rhode Island
The Miriam Hospital's Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center
Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02903
Sponsors and Collaborators
The Miriam Hospital
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rena Wing, PhD The Miriam Hospital
Principal Investigator: Tricia M Leahey, PhD The Miriam Hospital
More Information

Responsible Party: The Miriam Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02008474     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 211699-14
First Posted: December 11, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 30, 2016
Last Verified: August 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Weight Loss
Body Weight Changes
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms