A Pilot Study Using Text Messaging to Communicate With Adolescent Females in the Pediatric Emergency Department (T2I)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02093884|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 21, 2014
Last Update Posted : January 20, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Pregnancy||Other: Text Messaging Intervention Other: Standard Referral||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||100 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Texting 2 Initiate: A Pilot Study Using Text Messaging to Communicate With Adolescent Females in the Pediatric Emergency Department (T2I)|
|Actual Study Start Date :||January 2014|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||March 2015|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||March 2015|
Experimental: Text Messaging Intervention
Patients in the text messaging group will receive educational and motivational text messages.
Other: Text Messaging Intervention
Active Comparator: Standard Referral
Patients in the standard referral arm will receive paper based information about the Family Planning Clinic.
Other: Standard Referral
- Initiation of highly effective contraception, as defined by the World Health Organization. [ Time Frame: 3 months after initial enrollment ]We will be assessing contraception initiation rates based on electronic medical record review and telephone call follow up.
- Patient visits to Family Planning Clinic [ Time Frame: 3 months after initial enrollment ]We assess Family Planning Clinic visits using our electronic medical records.
- Follow up for contraceptive counseling to a doctor or nurse [ Time Frame: 3 months after initial enrollment ]We will be asking patients during our phone call follow if they have had contraceptive counseling with any healthcare professional. We will also be looking through electronic medical records for documentation of contraceptive counseling such as by ICD-9 coding or a physician's/nurse's note.
- Change in pregnancy intentions [ Time Frame: 3 months after initial enrollment ]We will compare pregnancy intentions elicited from the answers provided in the baseline questionnaire to those reported on the telephone follow up for both study arms.
- Text messaging intervention safety [ Time Frame: 3 months after initial enrollment ]Safety will be assessed during the telephone follow up.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02093884
|United States, New York|
|Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital Emergency Department|
|Manhattan, New York, United States, 10032|
|Principal Investigator:||Lauren Chernick, MD||Columbia University|