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Recruiting African American Fathers/ Sons

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: NCT02811848
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 23, 2016
Last Update Posted : May 4, 2017
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Duke University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to develop and pilot test recruitment methods for a future study of prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STI), including the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), among Black adolescent boys through sexual health education by their fathers.

Condition or disease
Sexually Transmitted Diseases HIV

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 28 participants
Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Pilot Feasibility Study: Recruiting African American Fathers and Their Adolescent Sons for Qualitative, Sexual Health Research
Actual Study Start Date : May 9, 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2017

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Barbers that service African American clientele mainly will be recruited for this study; there is no intervention.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Recruitment Strategy for the recruitment of African American father/son dyads [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Barbers who serve majority African American fathers and male youth.
  • barbershop inclusion includes:

    • serving a predominantly young to middle age, Black clientele
    • willingness to recruit barbers at each shop to participate in a 2-hour focus group session.
  • Inclusion criteria for barbers:

    • a full time barber
    • age 18 years or older
    • willing to participate in a 2-hour focus group session
    • able to provide written consent
    • serving primarily young to middle age Black males.
  • Fathers are selected by the following inclusion criteria:

    • self-identification as Black or African American
    • father of an adolescent male child age 11-18 (father in this study will be defined as biological father, stepfather, or father by adoption)
    • residence in or outside of the home
    • a consistent relationship with son (defined as communicating with son at least weekly)
    • willingness to participate in a 2-hour focus group session, and written consent.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02811848

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United States, North Carolina
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States, 27411
Sponsors and Collaborators
Duke University
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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Principal Investigator: Schenita Randolph Duke University School of Nursing
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Responsible Party: Duke University Identifier: NCT02811848    
Other Study ID Numbers: Pro00071686
First Posted: June 23, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 4, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Virus Diseases