Using Virtual Counselors to Overcome Genetic Literacy Barriers (VICKY)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02344433|
Recruitment Status : Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : January 26, 2015
Last Update Posted : March 19, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Heart Disease Stroke Diabetes Cancer||Behavioral: VICKY Behavioral: MFHP||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||500 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Using Virtual Counselors to Overcome Genetic Literacy Barriers: Project VICKY|
|Actual Study Start Date :||November 2016|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||October 2019|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||October 2019|
Relational agent, "virtual counselor" for collecting family health history (VICKY: VIrtual Counselor for Knowing Your Family History).
Relational agent/virtual counselor
Active Comparator: MFHP
Online family health history collection tool (MFHP: My Family Health Portrait).
US Surgeon General's family history tool
- Accuracy of health conditions id'd (interview w/ genetic counselor gold standard. health conditions id'd by VICKY or MFHP id'd by genetic counselor (true +) divided by health conditions captured by genetic counselor (false - plus true +) [ Time Frame: Computed value derived from baseline assessments of family health history (both tool and counselor-obtained histories). ]Sensitivity will be calculated using an interview with a genetic counselor as the gold standard. Sensitivity will be defined as the health conditions identified by the family health history tool (VICKY or MFHP) that were also identified by the genetic counselor (true positive) divided by the health conditions not captured by the tool but captured by the genetic counselor (false negatives) plus the true positives.
- Accuracy of family members identified (defined as the agreement of first and second degree relatives identified by both the tool (VICKY or MFHP) and the genetic counselor) [ Time Frame: Computed value derived from baseline assessments of family health history (both tool and counselor-obtained histories). ]Accuracy of family members identified will be defined as the agreement of first and second degree relatives identified by both the tool (VICKY or MFHP) and the genetic counselor.
- Family and provider communication (Communication of family health history with family members and health care providers) [ Time Frame: Baseline and 3 month follow-up ]Communication of family health history with family members and health care providers.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02344433
|Principal Investigator:||Catharine Wang||Boston University|