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Addressing Proven Factors in HIV Prevention for Latino Youth

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01633879
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2012 by Lydia O'Donnell, Education Development Center, Inc..
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : July 4, 2012
Last Update Posted : July 4, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lydia O'Donnell, Education Development Center, Inc.

Brief Summary:
This study tests the effectiveness of the bilingual Health and Success program, which aims to support Latino parents and schools in their efforts to promote the academic success and healthy choices of youth, with the goal of reducing barriers that lead to elevated levels of HIV/AIDS in urban Latino communities.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
HIV Sexually Transmitted Infections Behavioral: audio-CD parent education Behavioral: health and success parent and school Phase 2 Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 3400 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Health and Success: Addressing Proven Factors in HIV Prevention for Latino Youth
Study Start Date : July 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 2014

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MedlinePlus related topics: HIV/AIDS

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: parent education
audio-CD parent EDC supporting positive parenting practices
Behavioral: audio-CD parent education
audio CD stories in English and Spanish that support positive parenting practices
Other Name: health and success

Experimental: parent and school intervention
health and success parent and school intervention
Behavioral: health and success parent and school
Parenting education and school intervention

No Intervention: print materials
brochures to parents

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. reduction in risk behavior [ Time Frame: 18 months ]
    The study will examine whether there is a reduction in risky sexual behavior among youth exposed to the two treatment conditions compared to the control condition.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 14 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • youth attend school selected as study site
  • youth in 6-7th grade

Exclusion Criteria:

  • parent/youth non-English or Spanish speakers
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Responsible Party: Lydia O'Donnell, Senior Scientist, Education Development Center, Inc. Identifier: NCT01633879    
Other Study ID Numbers: 5R01HD062084 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: July 4, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 4, 2012
Last Verified: July 2012
Keywords provided by Lydia O'Donnell, Education Development Center, Inc.:
parenting, prevention, HIV/AIDS, adolescents, Latino
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Virus Diseases
Genital Diseases, Male
Genital Diseases, Female