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Research to Improve Smoke Alarm Functioning and Maintenance

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00139126
First Posted: August 31, 2005
Last Update Posted: March 14, 2012
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Collaborator:
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
Information provided by:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  Purpose
The purpose of this study to evaluate whether (1) targeted smoke alarm education, (2) general fire safety education with a smoke alarm component, (3) basic fire safety education, or (4) an unrelated intervention is most effective way to improve smoke alarm maintenance and function.

Condition Intervention
Wounds and Injuries Burns Behavioral: Fire safety education

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Official Title: Research to Improve Smoke Alarm Functioning and Maintenance

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Further study details as provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Smoke alarm functionality post-intervention. [ Time Frame: 18 months ]

Enrollment: 4500
Study Start Date: August 2005
Primary Completion Date: May 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Behavioral: Fire safety education
    Education on smoke alarm maintenance based on behavioral theories
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • live within four target neighborhoods in Prince George's County, MD that are at high risk for residential fire and injury.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • primary decision maker of home is less than 18 years old
  • speak a language other than english or spanish
  • nobody at home after six return visits to the home
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00139126


Locations
United States, Maryland
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
Calverton, Maryland, United States, 20705
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
Investigators
Study Director: Les R Becker, PhD Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
Principal Investigator: Ted R. Miller, PhD Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Michael Ballesteros, CDC/NCIPC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00139126     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDC-NCIPC-4662
First Submitted: August 29, 2005
First Posted: August 31, 2005
Last Update Posted: March 14, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries