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Fast Food Photo Study 2

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02452658
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 22, 2015
Last Update Posted : January 27, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Eric VanEpps, Carnegie Mellon University

Brief Summary:
Participants will be exposed to a hypothetical fast food menu, asked to place a hypothetical lunch order, and will then be exposed to a second menu with several changes made to the menu. Participants will be asked to identify as many changes as possible on this second menu, and then complete a survey about their eating tendencies and demographics.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obesity Other: Changed menu Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
The menu with changes will feature changes to both calories and prices, allowing for measures of whether participants notice such changes and the order in which changes are noticed.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 311 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Detecting Changes on Fast Food Menu
Study Start Date : May 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2016

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Changed menu
All participants will be exposed to the same changed menu after making their hypothetical choice. Changes will include reduced calorie labels, reduced prices, and changes to item descriptions.
Other: Changed menu
After making the hypothetical choice, participants will be exposed to a menu with changed calorie and price labels, as well as several other changes.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of participants who notice calorie change [ Time Frame: Participants will have 2 minutes to notice changes on the menu ]
  2. Number of participants who notice price change [ Time Frame: Participants will have 2 minutes to notice changes on the menu ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Within-participant ranking of the order in which changes were noticed [ Time Frame: Participants will have 2 minutes to notice changes on the menu ]
  2. Total number of changes noticed [ Time Frame: Participants will have 2 minutes to notice changes on the menu ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 or older,
  • agrees to consent form

Exclusion Criteria:

  • N/A

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02452658


Locations
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United States, Pennsylvania
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213
Sponsors and Collaborators
Carnegie Mellon University
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Eric M VanEpps, PhD Graduated PhD Candidate

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Responsible Party: Eric VanEpps, PhD Candidate, Carnegie Mellon University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02452658     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HS14-582 Study 2
First Posted: May 22, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 27, 2016
Last Verified: January 2016
Keywords provided by Eric VanEpps, Carnegie Mellon University:
Fast food literacy