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Using Social Media to Enhance the Impact of the Teen Outreach Program (TOP4ME)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01535651
First Posted: February 20, 2012
Last Update Posted: July 28, 2016
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Collaborator:
Denver Health and Hospital Authority
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sheana Bull, Colorado School of Public Health
  Purpose
The investigators are exploring the use of short message service (text) messaging by cell phones to enhance the effects of the Teen Outreach Program, an effective teen pregnancy prevention program.

Condition Intervention Phase
Pregnancy Prevention Behavioral: Teen Outreach Program with Media Enhancement (TOP4ME) Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Using Social Media to Enhance the Impact of the Teen Outreach Program

Further study details as provided by Sheana Bull, Colorado School of Public Health:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • pregnancy [ Time Frame: 21 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • school drop out [ Time Frame: 21 months ]

Enrollment: 852
Study Start Date: September 2011
Study Completion Date: May 2016
Primary Completion Date: May 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: intervention
Boys and Girls Club members who participate in TOP over 9 months will receive regular text messages in addition to TOP
Behavioral: Teen Outreach Program with Media Enhancement (TOP4ME)
Persons participating in TOP will receive text messages weekly in addition to TOP
No Intervention: Control
Boys and Girls Club participants will participate in TOP for 9 months

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • boys and girls club member in metro Denver, age 14-18

Exclusion Criteria:

  • non-english speaking
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01535651


Locations
United States, Colorado
Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80204
Sponsors and Collaborators
Colorado School of Public Health
Denver Health and Hospital Authority
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Sheana Bull, Professor, Colorado School of Public Health
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01535651     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OAH Denver Health
First Submitted: February 15, 2012
First Posted: February 20, 2012
Last Update Posted: July 28, 2016
Last Verified: July 2016