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Simple Suppers Scale-up (S3)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 4, 2016
Last Update Posted : October 4, 2016
Cardinal Health
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Carolyn Gunther, Ohio State University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine effectiveness of a family meals intervention, Simple Suppers, aimed at eliciting positive changes in child dietary intake and weight status.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Childhood Obesity Behavioral: Simple Suppers Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 223 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Simple Suppers Scale-up (S3): an Expanded Pilot Study to Determine the Effectiveness of a Family Meals Intervention Aimed at Eliciting Positive Changes in Child Diet and Weight Status
Study Start Date : January 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2016

Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: Waitlist control
Experimental: 10-week family meals program Behavioral: Simple Suppers
Theory-based 10-week family meals program

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Child standardized body mass index (BMI) [ Time Frame: Change from baseline child BMI at 10 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   4 Years to 10 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Caregivers: Primary food preparer in the home; responsible for at least one child 4-10 years of age; speak English as the primary language in the home; lived in the U.S. for at least one year.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Family member: Following a restrictive or therapeutic diet.

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Carolyn Gunther, Assistant Professor, Ohio State University Identifier: NCT02923050    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2014B0494
First Posted: October 4, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 4, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pediatric Obesity
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms