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Evaluation of AlcoholEdu for College

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01382979
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 27, 2011
Last Update Posted : June 27, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation

Brief Summary:
The study examined whether an online course for college freshmen (AlcoholEdu) had an effect on alcohol misuse and related problems, using a randomized controlled design with 30 universities.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Alcohol Misuse Behavioral: AlcoholEdu for College Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 9571 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Evaluation of AlcoholEdu: A Randomized Multi-Campus Trial
Study Start Date : July 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2011

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Alcohol education and prevention
AlcoholEdu is an online course designed to prevent alcohol misuse and related problems among college freshmen.
Behavioral: AlcoholEdu for College
Online course for college freshmen.

No Intervention: Control
Control group.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Binge drinking [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
    Frequency of binge drinking in the past 30 days


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Alcohol-related problems [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
    Alcohol-related problems in the past 30 days



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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Colleges without an online alcohol prevention course
  • Able to implement AlcoholEdu course for all incoming freshmen
  • Able to provide random student samples for data collection
  • Able to obtain IRB approval for study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Already implementing alcohol prevention course for incoming freshmen
  • Not able to implement online alcohol prevention course
  • Not able to provide random student samples for data collection
  • Not able to obtain IRB approval for study

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01382979


Locations
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United States, California
Prevention Research Center
Berkeley, California, United States, 94704
Sponsors and Collaborators
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Mallie J. Paschall, Ph.D. Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Mallie J. Paschall, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01382979    
Other Study ID Numbers: R01AA016584 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: June 27, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 27, 2011
Last Verified: June 2011
Keywords provided by Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation:
Alcohol misuse prevention
College students
Intervention and control