Evive Health Randomized Controlled Trials

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Pennsylvania
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01653197
First received: July 26, 2012
Last updated: August 18, 2016
Last verified: August 2016
  Purpose
The mailer will encourage those who are due for mammograms, colonoscopies, blood pressure or cholesterol tests to receive the appropriate test. This particular mailer will only be sent to Evive clients in need to the test in question. The research will examine differences in follow-through on this recommendation among the targeted population over the 3-12 month period following the mailing as a function of experimental condition.

Condition Intervention
People Due for Mammogram
People Due for Colonoscopy
People Due for Blood Pressure Test
People Due for Cholesterol Test
Behavioral: Control
Behavioral: Curiosity
Behavioral: Curiosity linked to Action

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Evive Health Randomized Controlled Trials

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by University of Pennsylvania:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants who follow-through from the mailing [ Time Frame: three to twelve months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 29
Study Start Date: August 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Control
On top of reminder, state: "Here's a fun fact to cheer you on your way:" and include a curiosity-inducing question and answer (e.g., "Q: Which is the only state that allows you to cast absentee ballots from outer space? // A: Texas")
Behavioral: Control
No scratch off element
Experimental: Curiosity
On top of reminder, state: "Here's a fun fact to cheer you on your way." and include a curiosity-inducing question (e.g., "Q: Which is the only state that allows you to cast absentee ballots from outer space?") Place the answer under a scratch-off patch ("A: Texas").
Behavioral: Curiosity
The recipient will be prompted to scratch off for answer to question.
Experimental: Curiosity linked to Action
On top of reminder, state: "Here's a fun fact to cheer you on your way. Reward yourself by scratching off the answer only after you've made your [colonoscopy/mammogram/etc.] appointment!" and include a curiosity-inducing question (e.g., "Q: Which is the only state that allows you to cast absentee ballots from outer space?") Place the answer under a scratch-off patch ("A: Texas")
Behavioral: Curiosity linked to Action
The recipient will be prompted to scratch off for answer only after he/she makes an appointment.

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Employee at partner corporation
  • Due for mammogram, colonoscopy, blood pressure or cholesterol test

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Already received mammogram, colonoscopy, blood pressure or cholesterol test
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01653197

Locations
United States, Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Pennsylvania
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Pennsylvania
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01653197     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 813606-3 
Study First Received: July 26, 2012
Last Updated: August 18, 2016
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 30, 2016