Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions people due for mammogram, people due for colonoscopy, people due for blood pressure test, people due for cholesterol test
Treatments control, curiosity, curiosity linked to action
Sponsor University of Pennsylvania
Start date August 2014
End date July 2017
Trial size 29 participants
Trial identifier NCT01653197, 813606-3

Summary

The mailer will encourage those who are due for mammograms, colonoscopies, blood pressure or cholesterol tests to receive the appropriate test. This particular mailer will only be sent to Evive clients in need to the test in question. The research will examine differences in follow-through on this recommendation among the targeted population over the 3-12 month period following the mailing as a function of experimental condition.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking single blind (subject)
Primary purpose prevention
Arm
(Experimental)
On top of reminder, state: "Here's a fun fact to cheer you on your way:" and include a curiosity-inducing question and answer (e.g., "Q: Which is the only state that allows you to cast absentee ballots from outer space? // A: Texas")
control
No scratch off element
(Experimental)
On top of reminder, state: "Here's a fun fact to cheer you on your way." and include a curiosity-inducing question (e.g., "Q: Which is the only state that allows you to cast absentee ballots from outer space?") Place the answer under a scratch-off patch ("A: Texas").
curiosity
The recipient will be prompted to scratch off for answer to question.
(Experimental)
On top of reminder, state: "Here's a fun fact to cheer you on your way. Reward yourself by scratching off the answer only after you've made your [colonoscopy/mammogram/etc.] appointment!" and include a curiosity-inducing question (e.g., "Q: Which is the only state that allows you to cast absentee ballots from outer space?") Place the answer under a scratch-off patch ("A: Texas")
curiosity linked to action
The recipient will be prompted to scratch off for answer only after he/she makes an appointment.

Primary Outcomes

Measure
Number of Participants who follow-through from the mailing
time frame: three to twelve months

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 18 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Employee at partner corporation - Due for mammogram, colonoscopy, blood pressure or cholesterol test Exclusion Criteria: - Already received mammogram, colonoscopy, blood pressure or cholesterol test

Additional Information

Official title Evive Health Randomized Controlled Trials
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in September 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by University of Pennsylvania.