Evive Health Randomized Controlled Trials

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified July 2012 by University of Pennsylvania.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Katherine Milkman, University of Pennsylvania
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01653197
First received: July 26, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: July 2012
History: No changes posted
  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 ]

Estimated Enrollment: 30000
Study Start Date: August 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (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
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

Contacts
Contact: Katherine L. Milkman, Ph.D. 215-898-5872 kmilkman@wharton.upenn.edu

Locations
United States, Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania Not yet recruiting
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104
Contact: Katherine L. Milkman, Ph.D.    215-898-5872    kmilkman@wharton.upenn.edu   
Principal Investigator: Katherine L. Milkman, Ph.D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Pennsylvania
  More Information

No publications provided

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

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 18, 2014