We Talk About Our Hypertension
This trial has been completed.
|Sponsor||Institute of Population, Health and Development, Vietnam|
|Collaborator||University of Massachusetts, Worcester|
|Start date||September 2015|
|End date||December 2016|
|Trial size||160 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02483780, 2014/PHAD/UMMS 01-01|
The proposed pilot community-based research project will examine the feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of the Storytelling intervention compared with usual care in hypertension control among rural residents in 4 communities in Vietnam. This is a major clinical and public health problem in this developing country.
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
time frame: 3 months
time frame: 1 year
time frame: 3 months after randomization
All participants at least 50 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: Consenting adult men and women must fulfill each of the following criteria: 1. be a resident of the selected commune; 2. be aged 50 years or older; 3. have a diagnosis of hypertension according to the 7th Joint National Commission of High Blood Pressure (JNC 7) 4. not be cognitively impaired (as assessed by study physicians) 5. not be a "story teller" used to develop the intervention; 6. not be a family member of another participant in the study Exclusion Criteria:
|Official title||Culturally Adaptive Storytelling Method to Improve Hypertension Control in Vietnam -"We Talk About Our Hypertension": a Pilot Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial|
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