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REseArCH INteGration in Women, Infants, and Children

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02657577
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2018 by Leanne Redman, Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : January 18, 2016
Last Update Posted : May 24, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Leanne Redman, Pennington Biomedical Research Center

Brief Summary:
WIC is a governmental program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education and referrals to other health and social services. With the goal of applying for a future grant to expand the dissemination of SmartLoss® within the WIC program, feedback (via focus groups) from the WIC employees and WIC recipients must be solicited to better understand the burden and barriers of integrating these kinds of programs and with WIC participants.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Body Weight Changes Other: There is no intervention

Detailed Description:
Participants will complete a 15 minute online survey and/or about a 2 hour long focus group. This is a qualitative research study designed to identify barriers to the integration of weight management interventions into the WIC program.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 628 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Other
Official Title: REseArCH INteGration in Women, Infants, and Children: REACHING WIC
Study Start Date : February 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : January 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : January 2019

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MedlinePlus related topics: Body Weight

Intervention Details:
  • Other: There is no intervention
    There is no intervention

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Identification of barriers to weight management interventions [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
    This is a qualitative research study

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Up to 550 individuals will be identified at WIC clinics in Louisiana. Participants must be at least 18 years of age.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals who are at least 18 years old and have: been employed or volunteered at a WIC Clinic or DHH in Louisiana for at least 66 months in the past 2 years OR received WIC services during pregnancy or postpartum or have had a child who received WIC services in the past 2 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Less than 18
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Responsible Party: Leanne Redman, Principal Investigator, Pennington Biomedical Research Center Identifier: NCT02657577    
Other Study ID Numbers: PBRC 2014-048
First Posted: January 18, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 24, 2018
Last Verified: May 2018
Keywords provided by Leanne Redman, Pennington Biomedical Research Center:
Infants and Children
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Body Weight
Body Weight Changes