Using Multimedia Technology for Hypertension Control for Low-Income African Americans (CSI Birmingham)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified April 2009 by Cooper Green Mercy Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Information provided by:
Cooper Green Mercy Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00875225
First received: April 2, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: April 2009
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to test an interactive DVD intervention to encourage patients to stick to their blood pressure medication in order to achieve blood pressure control for African American patients. The intervention will convey health messages through personal patient stories who have dealt with or continue to struggle with high blood pressure.

Hypothesis 1: At the end of 9 months a higher proportion of patients randomized to the intervention group will achieve appropriate blood pressure control.

Hypothesis 2: At the end of 9 months a higher proportion of patients who randomized to the intervention group will report high adherence to their hypertension medications.


Condition Intervention
Hypertension
Behavioral: DVD
Behavioral: Intervention DVD

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Culturally Sensitive Intervention: CSI Birmingham

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Further study details as provided by Cooper Green Mercy Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Blood pressure control [ Time Frame: Two years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Adherence to hypertension medications [ Time Frame: Two years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: December 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Control DVD
Control DVD with usual care information
Behavioral: DVD
Control group will receive usual care DVD from health professionals
Active Comparator: Intervention DVD
Intervention group will receive DVD with patient stories and information from health care professionals
Behavioral: Intervention DVD
Intervention group will receive intervention DVD with patient stories and information from health care professionals

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • African American
  • Clinical Diagnosis of Hypertension
  • Patient at Cooper Green Hospital
  • Provided Informed Consent
  • Age 18 or older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant
  • Diagnosed with dementia, schizophrenia, bipolar illness, or other serious acute or chronic medical co-morbidity
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00875225

Locations
United States, Alabama
Cooper Green Mercy Hospital
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35233
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cooper Green Mercy Hospital
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Sandral Hullett, MD Cooper Green Mercy Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided by Cooper Green Mercy Hospital

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Sandral Hullett, MD/Medical Director, Cooper Green Mercy Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00875225     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 59741 - Finding Answers
Study First Received: April 2, 2009
Last Updated: April 2, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Cooper Green Mercy Hospital:
Hypertension
Adherence to medications

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 18, 2014