Evaluation of a Handwashing Promotion Program in Three Countries

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Procter and Gamble
Zhejiang Province Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, China
Project HOPE
Field Epidemiology Training Program Alumni Foundation, Inc.
Information provided by:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01043809
First received: January 6, 2010
Last updated: February 5, 2013
Last verified: February 2013

January 6, 2010
February 5, 2013
January 2008
June 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
student school absences / 100 student-weeks of observation [ Time Frame: one semester ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01043809 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Student absences due to respiratory illness / 100 student-weeks of observation [ Time Frame: one semester ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • student absences due to infectious syndromes / 100 student-weeks of observation [ Time Frame: one semester ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • longitudinal prevalence of infectious syndromes among students' family members [ Time Frame: one semester ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Evaluation of a Handwashing Promotion Program in Three Countries
Evaluation of a School-based Handwashing Promotion Program in Three Countries

The purpose of this study is to assess whether simple, school-based handwashing promotion impacts health and hygiene knowledge among students and their families.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
  • Infectious Disease
  • Respiratory Illness
  • Absenteeism
  • Behavioral: Procter & Gamble school-based handwashing promotion program
    Handwashing promotion lesson and materials targeting first grade students
  • Behavioral: expanded school-based handwashing promotion
    Procter & Gamble's standard school-based handwashing promotion education and materials targeting first grade students, plus a program enhancement. In China, enhancement consists of a supply of soap for school sinks. In Pakistan, enhancement consists of soap for school sinks, plus enlistment of a peer hygiene champion in each first grade class. In the Philippines, enhancement consists of enlistment of a peer hygiene champion in each first grade class.
  • No Intervention: 1
    Randomly selected schools will not receive handwashing intervention
  • Experimental: 2
    Randomly selected schools will get standard commercial school-based handwashing promotion
    Intervention: Behavioral: Procter & Gamble school-based handwashing promotion program
  • Experimental: 3
    Randomly selected schools will receive standard commercial school-based handwashing promotion program, plus an added level of handwashing promotion (varies by country)
    Intervention: Behavioral: expanded school-based handwashing promotion
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
15000
June 2008
June 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 19 students per first grade class

    • Piped water tap available to every 30 first grade students for handwashing

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Compulsory handwashing or distribution of hand wipes before school lunch
  • Commercial handwashing promotion at school during previous 5 years
Both
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
China,   Pakistan,   Philippines
 
NCT01043809
CDC-NCEZID-5281
No
Anna Bowen, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Procter and Gamble
  • Zhejiang Province Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, China
  • Project HOPE
  • Field Epidemiology Training Program Alumni Foundation, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Anna Bowen, MD, MPH Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
February 2013

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