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Impact Evaluation of the Teen Choice Program

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02059486
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2017 by Mathematica Policy Research, Inc..
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : February 11, 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 Teen Choice program on reducing the rates of unprotected sex of high risk youth in New York.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Sexual Behavior Behavioral: Teen Choice Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
This study uses a randomized controlled design to compare the impacts of the Teen Choice Program to the "business-as-usual" school curriculum. The Teen Choice curriculum is designed for adolescents aged 12 to 19 and will be delivered in different formats that range in length from 6 to 12 weeks. Teen Choice will be offered during the regular school day to middle and high school aged youth. 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 : 465 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Impact Evaluation of the Teen Choice Program
Actual Study Start Date : January 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2018

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Teen Choice
The curriculum provides comprehensive sexual education on topics such as anatomy, puberty, sexually transmitted infections, and contraceptive methods (including abstinence). It also covers topics such as gender and sex roles, sexual orientation, decision making and conflict resolution, adult-teen relationships, rape and sexual assault, and coping with stress. The curriculum can be delivered in different formats that range in length from 6 to 12 weeks.
Behavioral: Teen Choice
The curriculum provides sexual education on topics such as anatomy, puberty, sexually transmitted infections, and contraceptive methods (including abstinence). It also covers topics such as gender and sex roles, sexual orientation, decision making and conflict resolution, adult-teen relationships, rape and sexual assault, and coping with stress.

No Intervention: Control
Business as usual school health curriuclum



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Unprotected sex in the three months prior to the survey [ Time Frame: 6-months post random assignment ]

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


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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 19 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 12-19
  • Attending one of the participating schools

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Juvenile Justice Youth
  • School clinician determined trauma histories
  • School clinician determined developmental issues

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02059486


Locations
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United States, New York
Bronx Community High School
Bronx, New York, United States, 10473
R.O.A.D.S.
Brooklyn, New York, United States, 11233
Clark Academy
Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States, 10522
Robert H Goddard High School
New York, New York, United States, 11417
Biondi School
Yonkers, New York, United States, 10705
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: NCT02059486    
Other Study ID Numbers: PRP699104
First Posted: February 11, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 17, 2017
Last Verified: April 2017