An Appearance-Based Intervention to Reduce Teen Skin Cancer Risk (iSTART)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01508013|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 11, 2012
Results First Posted : June 2, 2016
Last Update Posted : June 2, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Skin Cancer||Behavioral: Appearance-Focused Website Intervention Behavioral: Control Website||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||443 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Double (Participant, Investigator)|
|Official Title:||An Appearance-Based Intervention to Reduce Teen Skin Cancer Risk|
|Study Start Date :||May 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2014|
Experimental: Appearance-Focused Website Intervention
This is a Internet-based appearance-focused prevention intervention based on the Behavioral Alternatives Model.
Behavioral: Appearance-Focused Website Intervention
The intervention is a teen-friendly website with information concerning the health and appearance effects of indoor tanning.
Active Comparator: Control Website
Control participants viewed an Internet site designed to provide drug and alcohol education for teens.
Behavioral: Control Website
The control website contains information about alcohol and drug abuse which is oriented for a teen audience.
- Indoor Tanning Behavior [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Self-report measure of the number of times the teenager has indoor tanned over 12 month time period. The self-report measure has been validated in previous studies.
- Indoor Tanning Intentions [ Time Frame: 12 months ]A validated measure of the teenagers intentions to use indoor tanning in the next 12 months. Indoor tanning intentions are measured on a scale that ranges from 1 (definitely do not intend to indoor tan; better) to 7 (definitely do intend to indoor tan; worse).
- Indoor Tanning Willingness [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Scale that measures adolescents willingness to indoor tan in the future. Indoor tanning willingness is measured on a scale that ranges from 1 (definitely not willing; better) to 7 (definitely willing; worse).
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01508013
|United States, Tennessee|
|East Tennessee State University|
|Johnson City, Tennessee, United States, 37614|
|Principal Investigator:||Joel J Hillhouse, Ph.D.||East Tennessee State University|