Comparing Google With A Focused Diabetes Search Engine

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: NCT01080976
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 5, 2010
Results First Posted : February 7, 2018
Last Update Posted : February 7, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Charles Safran, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort;   Time Perspective: Prospective
Condition: Diabetes

  Participant Flow

Recruitment Details
Key information relevant to the recruitment process for the overall study, such as dates of the recruitment period and locations
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Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
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Reporting Groups
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Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Primary Care Physicians   Diabetologists
STARTED   5   5 
COMPLETED   5   5 

  Baseline Characteristics

Population Description
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Reporting Groups
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Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Primary Care Physicians   Diabetologists   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 5   5   10 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
<=18 years      0   0.0%      0   0.0%      0   0.0% 
Between 18 and 65 years      5 100.0%      5 100.0%      10 100.0% 
>=65 years      0   0.0%      0   0.0%      0   0.0% 
Sex: Female, Male 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
Female      1  20.0%      2  40.0%      3  30.0% 
Male      4  80.0%      3  60.0%      7  70.0% 

  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Website Ranking   [ Time Frame: Immediate ]

2.  Primary:   Search Engine Preference   [ Time Frame: Immediate ]

  Serious Adverse Events

  Other Adverse Events

  Limitations and Caveats

Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
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  More Information

Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Charles Safran
Organization: BIDMC
phone: 617-278-8170

Responsible Party: Charles Safran, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Identifier: NCT01080976     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009P000356
First Submitted: March 3, 2010
First Posted: March 5, 2010
Results First Submitted: March 27, 2017
Results First Posted: February 7, 2018
Last Update Posted: February 7, 2018