Merced, California 95343

  • Lifestyle Risk Reduction

Purpose:

A randomized controlled trial to test the effects of culturally appropriate nutrition communication delivered via different modalities for Mexican American women.


Study summary:

A randomized controlled trial with pre-test and immediate post-test was employed to test the effects of different types of message modalities (video vs. comic book). The study was conducted online with Mexican American women aged 18-29 years old. Messages focused on sugary beverage consumption and the main outcomes are individual intention to adopt health behaviors which will be measured by the increased degree of individual knowledge, attitudes, subjective norms, self-efficacy, and intention to reduce SSB consumption, as well as social level behavior changes that will be measured by the improved magnitude of public health literacy, SSB media literacy, and empowerment. Secondary outcomes of interest include the evaluations on the dimension of message themselves include participants' direct reaction to messages and their perceived effectiveness of messages, which will be measured by transportation of messages, identification of characters, emotional response of scenes, perceived effectiveness of messages, engagement with messages, and willingness to disseminate messages.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Self-identify as Latina or Hispanic - Self-identify as a woman - Self-reported as being of age between 18-29 years Exclusion Criteria: - Not Mexican American (defined as having at least 1 grandparent born in Mexico or self-identifying as Mexican or Mexican American)


NCT ID:

NCT04710108


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Susana Ramirez
University of California, Merced

Susana Ramirez
Email: sramirez37@ucmerced.edu


Backup Contact:

SONA Administrator
Phone: 209-228-4400


Location Contact:

Merced, California 95343
United States

SONA Administrator
Phone: 209-228-4400
Email: ucmercedresearch@gmail.com

Site Status: Recruiting


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: June 24, 2021

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