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A Sustainable Diet for Hadassah Employees Workers

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified March 2015 by Ram Weiss, Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01686399
First Posted: September 18, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 24, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ram Weiss, Hadassah Medical Organization
  Purpose

The aim of this protocol is to use a multidisciplinary approach to convey nutrition and activity messages to randomly selected Hadassah Medical Center employees. The intervention will be for one academic year and include frontal talks, email and internet focus group interactions, public demonstrations and a focused intervention within the hospital kitchen.

The outcomes are specific parameters of dietary modifications, degree of physical activity and health related perspectives. Outcomes will be recorded at baseline and by the end of the intervention ( one year).


Condition Intervention
Obesity Physical Activity Behavioral: Nutritional and Activity Promotion

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Sustainable Diet for Hadassah Employees

Further study details as provided by Ram Weiss, Hadassah Medical Organization:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in amount of fruit/vegetable consumption per day [ Time Frame: one year ]
    Amount of fruit/vegetable consumption will be evaluated via questionnaires


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Amount of physical activity per week [ Time Frame: one year ]
    Amount of physical activity will be assessed via questionnaires


Other Outcome Measures:
  • Amount of soft drinks consumed per day [ Time Frame: one year ]
    The amount of soft drinks consumed per day will be assessed via questionnaires


Estimated Enrollment: 450
Study Start Date: June 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: The study has a single arm
The study has one arm The whole population of the campus will be exposed to the intervention. the effectiveness will be assessed using a random selection twice - before and after the intervention
Behavioral: Nutritional and Activity Promotion
Multi disciplinary nutritional and behavioral messages to improve diet and activity levels

Detailed Description:
The participants will be selected randomly from the campus employees. They will be exposed to multiple levels of health promotion at the work place as well as via multiple media tools. Analysis will be performed at baseline by using multiple nutrition and health perception questionnaires. A second group from the employees will be selected for assessment of the same outcomes at the end of the year.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 67 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Hadassah medical center employees Age 21-67

Exclusion Criteria:

- Refusal to participate

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01686399


Contacts
Contact: Dorit Adler, MPH 02677551

Locations
Israel
Hadassah Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Jerusalem Region, Israel, 91120
Principal Investigator: Dorit Adler, MPH         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ram Weiss, MD PhD Hadassah Medical Organization
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ram Weiss, Associate Professor, Hadassah Medical Organization
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01686399     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HMO 0645-11
First Submitted: September 9, 2012
First Posted: September 18, 2012
Last Update Posted: March 24, 2015
Last Verified: March 2015

Keywords provided by Ram Weiss, Hadassah Medical Organization:
Sustainable diet
Health promotion
Obesity