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Re-enforcing Safe Sleep Practices for Caregivers With Tangible Incentives

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT02010450
First Posted: December 12, 2013
Last Update Posted: April 16, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Kansas Medical Center ( University of Kansas )
  Purpose
This study is a pilot study to test the effectiveness of incentive items to increase compliance of infant safe sleep practices among caregivers.

Condition Intervention
Safe Sleep Education Other: Wearable Blanket (Sleep Sack) Other: Incentive Item

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Re-enforcing Safe Sleep Practices for Caregivers With Tangible Incentives: Pilot Testing of the MSSC Physician Safe Sleep Taskforce Caregiver Incentive Toolkit

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Further study details as provided by University of Kansas Medical Center ( University of Kansas ):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • dichotomous sleep variable (safe vs unsafe) [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline to 2 Months ]
    change measured using "safe sleep quiz" questionnaire


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • determine which incentive item provided is most effective in reinforcing the safe sleep message [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline to 2 Months ]
    determination to be assessed using questionnaire completed by caregiver


Enrollment: 152
Study Start Date: October 2013
Study Completion Date: November 2014
Primary Completion Date: November 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Wearable Blanket
subjects randomized to this group will receive a wearable blanket (sleep sack) that contains a safe sleep message.
Other: Wearable Blanket (Sleep Sack)
Active Comparator: Control Group
subjects randomized to this group will receive an incentive item (such as a University of Kansas Pediatrics water Bottle) that does not contain the safe sleep message.
Other: Incentive Item

  Eligibility

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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:

  • Parent of 1-month old baby
  • Over the age of 18
  • Be able to speak and read English

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02010450


Locations
United States, Kansas
KU Wichita Pediatrics
Wichita, Kansas, United States, 67214
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Kansas
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Carolyn R Ahlers-Schmidt, PhD University of Kansas Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Kansas
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02010450     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 13-017
First Submitted: December 9, 2013
First Posted: December 12, 2013
Last Update Posted: April 16, 2015
Last Verified: April 2015

Keywords provided by University of Kansas Medical Center ( University of Kansas ):
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
SIDS
safe sleep
safe sleep message