Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition hypertension
Treatments dvd, intervention dvd
Sponsor Cooper Green Mercy Hospital
Collaborator University of Alabama at Birmingham
Start date December 2006
End date May 2009
Trial size 300 participants
Trial identifier NCT00875225, 59741 - Finding Answers

Summary

The purpose of this study is to test an interactive DVD intervention to encourage patients to stick to their blood pressure medication in order to achieve blood pressure control for African American patients. The intervention will convey health messages through personal patient stories who have dealt with or continue to struggle with high blood pressure.

Hypothesis 1: At the end of 9 months a higher proportion of patients randomized to the intervention group will achieve appropriate blood pressure control.

Hypothesis 2: At the end of 9 months a higher proportion of patients who randomized to the intervention group will report high adherence to their hypertension medications.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking single blind (subject)
Primary purpose prevention
Arm
(Active Comparator)
Control DVD with usual care information
dvd
Control group will receive usual care DVD from health professionals
(Active Comparator)
Intervention group will receive DVD with patient stories and information from health care professionals
intervention dvd
Intervention group will receive intervention DVD with patient stories and information from health care professionals

Primary Outcomes

Measure
Blood pressure control
time frame: Two years

Secondary Outcomes

Measure
Adherence to hypertension medications
time frame: Two years

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 18 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - African American - Clinical Diagnosis of Hypertension - Patient at Cooper Green Hospital - Provided Informed Consent - Age 18 or older Exclusion Criteria: - Pregnant - Diagnosed with dementia, schizophrenia, bipolar illness, or other serious acute or chronic medical co-morbidity

Additional Information

Official title Culturally Sensitive Intervention: CSI Birmingham
Principal investigator Sandral Hullett, MD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in April 2009.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Cooper Green Mercy Hospital.