This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition obesity
Treatments economic incentive, economic incentive
Phase phase 0
Sponsor Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research
Start date March 2010
End date October 2014
Trial size 700 participants
Trial identifier NCT01629576, 010902


Investigate whether economic incentives help obese individuals to lose weight.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose prevention
(No Intervention)
economic incentive
economic incentive
economic incentive for weight loss
economic incentive
economic incentive
economic incentive for weight loss

Primary Outcomes

time frame: 22 months

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 75 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - BMI above 30 - age between 18 anf 75 - registered residence in the German federal state of Baden-Württemberg Exclusion Criteria: - considerable language barriers - pregnancy - psychological disorders - eating disorders - tumor disease within last five years - abuse of alcohol - abuse of drugs - serious general diseases

Additional Information

Official title Finanzielle Anreize Zur Reduktion Von Übergewicht
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in June 2012.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research.