The Effect of a Scratch Off Prompt on Health Engagement

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Pennsylvania
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01401621
First received: July 21, 2011
Last updated: October 8, 2015
Last verified: September 2015

July 21, 2011
October 8, 2015
July 2014
October 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Number of Participants that schedule an appointment for receipt of the relevant test [ Time Frame: up to 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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The Effect of a Scratch Off Prompt on Health Engagement
The Effect of a Scratch Off Prompt on Health Engagement
The goal of this project is to determine whether prompting the recipient of a health reminder mailing to scratch off targeted area.
The investigators will randomly assign individuals with different scratch off messages to 3 groups. The investigators are interested in whether the scratch off message will result in an increase in compliance with the recommended health behavior.
Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
  • Blood Pressure Check (Hypertension Screening)
  • Cholesterol Test (Lipid Disorder Screening)
  • Behavioral: Scratchoff Prompt: Name of Test
    A prompt will have the recipient scratch off the message that reveals the name of the test that the recipient needs
  • Behavioral: Scratchoff Prompt: Call to Action
    A prompt will have the recipient scratch off the message to find out how to follow the recommendation that the test be received.
  • Behavioral: Control
    No scratch-off element
  • Experimental: Scratch-Off Test Name Condition
    The name of the test the recipient needs is hidden behind a scratchoff on the reminder
    Intervention: Behavioral: Scratchoff Prompt: Name of Test
  • Experimental: Scratch-Off Call to Action Condition
    The recipient will be prompted to scratch-off the paper in order to find out how to follow the recommendation that the test be received.
    Intervention: Behavioral: Scratchoff Prompt: Call to Action
  • Experimental: Control Condition
    A control condition with no scratch-off element.
    Intervention: Behavioral: Control
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Completed
84953
December 2014
October 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Indications according to Spring 2011 CDC criteria for a blood pressure check
  • Indications according to Spring 2011 CDC criteria for a cholesterol test
  • Employee at partner corporation that implemented the study
Both
18 Years and older
No
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United States
 
NCT01401621
813606-1
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University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
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Principal Investigator: Katherine L Milkman, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
September 2015

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