Digital Health Literacy Intervention for Disadvantaged Women During Corona
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04603092|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : October 26, 2020
Last Update Posted : February 3, 2021
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Health Literacy||Behavioral: Digital Health Literacy Intervention||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||1000 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Intervention Model Description:||
The control and experiment group will both be provided a hard-copy of a health literacy booklet and electronically administered the: (a) base-line survey, and (b) the pre-test survey and the post-test survey.
The experiment group will receive a digital health literacy intervention in two target areas: (i) hygiene and sanitation, and (ii) coronavirus awareness and prevention.
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Masking Description:||No masking|
|Official Title:||Digital Health Literacy Intervention by Community Health Workers for Corona Preventive Behaviors for Disadvantaged Women at Primary Level|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||April 1, 2021|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||September 1, 2021|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||October 1, 2021|
Experimental: Disadvantaged women in primary setting receiving digital health literacy intervention
The study population will comprise of disadvantaged women dependent on primary healthcare services, who do not have access to digital tools (smartphone, computer, laptop) or Wifi in their home. This group will receive the digital health literacy intervention.
Behavioral: Digital Health Literacy Intervention
Willing women participants will be provided equipment with instructions for the intervention, including a smartphone and a 4G Wifi gadget. The health literacy intervention, delivered to the experiment group, will last three months and will include a combination of the following four components:
Component 1: Health literacy video tutorial. Component 2: Virtual one-on-one weekly meetings. Component 3: Monthly group virtual meetings and Whatsapp group. Component 4: Provision and guidance of a self-management chart.
No Intervention: Disadvantaged women in primary setting not receiving digital health literacy intervention
The study population will comprise of disadvantaged women dependent on primary healthcare services, who do not have access to digital tools (smartphone, computer, laptop) or Wifi in their home. This control group will not receive the digital health literacy intervention.
- Changes in health directed behavior [ Time Frame: 3 months ]A total of 135 questions will be used, with five domains being covered through the following surveys: (i) Health Education Impact Questionnaire, (ii) Survey on Hygiene Knowledge, Attitude and Practice, (iii) Homecare of Covid Survey, (iv) Survey for mobile u-Health program by Ahn, Bae, and Kim and (v) Women's Health Care Experiences Survey. It is a five-point Likert-type scale (strongly agree - agree - neutral - disagree - strongly disagree). The highest value of the scale is 6 and the lowest value is 1; with 6 points showing strong agreement with the item statement (E.g. Q80. We are cleaning the eating, drinking, and cooking utensil with dish detergent after every use).