Healthcare Access and Utilization Among Living Kidney Donors

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
St. Barnabas Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01009125
First received: November 5, 2009
Last updated: June 8, 2010
Last verified: June 2010
  Purpose

This is a mailed survey to persons who served as living kidney donors at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. The experimental component of this study (the clinical trial) is a randomized trial of two monetary incentives for the living kidney donors invited to participate in the study. Kidney donors will be randomized to receive one of two incentives in the mailed survey packet: $2 cash vs. $5 cash. The main outcome measure is the response rate to the survey.


Condition Intervention
Organ Donor
Other: $2 cash
Other: $5 cash

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Randomized Trial of Financial Incentives to Increase Response Rates to a Mailed Survey of Healthcare Access and Utilization Among Living Kidney Donors

Further study details as provided by St. Barnabas Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Survey response rate [ Time Frame: 2 weeks, 2 months (primary), 4 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 600
Study Start Date: January 2010
Study Completion Date: April 2010
Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: $2 cash incentive Other: $2 cash
$2 cash incentive will be included in the mailed survey
Experimental: $5 cash incentive Other: $5 cash
$5 cash incentive will be included in the mailed survey

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Persons who donated a living donor kidney at Saint Barnabas Medical Center between January 2000 and December 2006 are eligible to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current address outside the continental United States
  • Persons who donated a living donor kidney prior to January 2000 or after December 2006
  • Persons who indicated they no longer wished to be contacted by Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01009125

Locations
United States, New Jersey
Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Livingston, New Jersey, United States, 07039
Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Barnabas Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Francis L Weng, MD St. Barnabas Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Francis L. Weng, MD, St. Barnabas Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01009125     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SBMC-2009-40
Study First Received: November 5, 2009
Last Updated: June 8, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by St. Barnabas Medical Center:
questionnaires
health care surveys/methods
motivation
living donors
living kidney donation

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 19, 2014