Discount Generic Prescription Study
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00971022|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 3, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 18, 2012
The goal of this study is to learn about the factors that influence people to take part in discount generic prescription programs.
The primary objective of this study is to identify the factors associated with awareness and utilization of discount generic prescription programs and how two low-income populations in Houston utilize the $4 for a 30-day supply or $10 for a 90-day supply, Generic Prescriptions Program offered by Kroger, Randalls, Target, Walmart, HEB, CVS, and Walgreens.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Poverty Low-Income Population||Behavioral: Survey Behavioral: Focus Group|
If you agree to take part in this study, you will take part in a focus group. The focus group will consist of about 8 people who will discuss beliefs about generic medication, awareness of discount generic prescription programs, and use of the discount generic prescription program. The focus group will last about 90 minutes.
During the focus group, you will complete a form that asks for basic demographic information (such as your age and sex).
The focus group discussions will be taped, and the recorded tapes will be transcribed word-for-word. The taped recording of the focus group study will be stored in a safe and secured locker by the study chair. The taped recordings will be destroyed after 5 years.
Length of Study:
Your participation on this study will end once you complete the focus group.
This is an investigational study.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||574 participants|
|Official Title:||Discount Generic Prescription Utilization in Low-income Populations|
|Study Start Date :||August 2009|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 2011|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||May 2011|
20 minute survey to determine the relationship between awareness of the discount generic prescription program and utilization of the program.
Other Name: Questionnaire
Behavioral: Focus Group
5 - 8 focus groups of 6 - 10 people, lasting approximately 90 minutes
- Number of low-income adults who are aware of discount generic prescription programs (Survey) [ Time Frame: 12 Months (estimated survey completion time 20 minutes) ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00971022
|United States, Texas|
|Independence Heights Community Health Center|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77018|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77036|
|Second Mile Mission Center|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77477|
|Study Chair:||Lovell A. Jones, PHD, BS, MA||UT MD Anderson Cancer Center|
|Principal Investigator:||Anthony Omojasola, DRPH||UT MD Anderson Cancer Center|