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Impact Evaluation of the Wise Guys Program

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02052830
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2015 by Mathematica Policy Research, Inc..
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : February 3, 2014
Last Update Posted : April 17, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of the Wise Guys program on the delaying sexual initiation on adolescent males in Eastern Iowa.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Sexual Behavior Sexually Transmitted Infections Behavioral: Wise Guys Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
This study uses a randomized controlled design to compare the impacts of the Wise Guys Program to the "business-as-usual" school curriculum. The Wise Guys multi-session curriculum is delivered in different formats that range in length from 5 to 12 weeks and topics covered include communication and masculinity, dating violence, abstinence and contraception, and sexually transmitted infections. Study participants are 7th grade boys attending a participating school in either the Davenport Iowa or North Scott Community school districts. This study is being conducted as part of the national Personal Responsibility Education Program evaluation funded by Administration for Children and Families within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 737 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Impact Evaluation of the Wise Guys Program
Actual Study Start Date : August 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date : January 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : January 2018

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Wise Guys
A sexual health and male responsibility program for adolescent males
Behavioral: Wise Guys
Multi-session curriculum delivered in different formats that range in length from 5 to 12 weeks and topics covered include communication and masculinity, dating violence, abstinence and contraception, and sexually transmitted infections.

No Intervention: Control
Business as usual sexual education in schools



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Sexual initiation [ Time Frame: 24 months post-intervention ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Sexual initiation [ Time Frame: 6 months post-intervention ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 7th grade student in participating schools
  • Male

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Investigators
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Study Director: Robert Wood, PhD Mathematica Policy Research
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Responsible Party: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02052830    
Other Study ID Numbers: PRP699101
First Posted: February 3, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 17, 2017
Last Verified: September 2015
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Infection
Virus Diseases