Kicking it with the Gurlz for Acceptability of Health Care

Phase-Based Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
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Kicking it with the Gurlz - Behavioral
Eligibility
18+
Male
Eligible conditions
Acceptability of Health Care

Study Summary

This study is evaluating whether a new intervention may help reduce HIV risk for transgender women of color.

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Eligible Conditions

  • Acceptability of Health Care
  • Primary HIV Infection

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Estimate

1 of 3

Compared to trials

Study Objectives

This trial is evaluating whether Kicking it with the Gurlz will improve 2 primary outcomes and 3 secondary outcomes in patients with Acceptability of Health Care. Measurement will happen over the course of Changes from baseline to 3-month follow up.

Changes from baseline to 3-month follow up
CR-HIV
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD-7)
PTSD Checklist for DSM-4 (PLC-5)
Self-report past 3 months HIV testing
Changes from baseline to 3-months
Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9)

Trial Safety

Safety Estimate

1 of 3

Compared to trials

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Control
Kicking it with the Gurlz

This trial requires 30 total participants across 2 different treatment groups

This trial involves 2 different treatments. Kicking It With The Gurlz is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

Kicking it with the Gurlz
Behavioral
This multicomponent intervention includes a violence and gender affirmation screening tool, a peer delivered adaptation of the group-level Seeking Safety Program, and individual-level peer navigation sessions.
ControlNo treatment in the control group

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: changes from baseline to 3-months
This trial has the following approximate timeline: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and roughly changes from baseline to 3-months for reporting.

Who is running the study

Principal Investigator
K. G.
Prof. Kristi Gamarel, Assistant Professor
University of Michigan

Closest Location

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI

Eligibility Criteria

This trial is for male patients aged 18 and older. There are 8 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
At least 18 years old
Assigned male at birth; identifies as female, transgender woman, or another feminine gender identity
Self-identifies as a person of color (any racial/ethnic identity except non-Hispanic white)
Self-reports as HIV-negative or unknown HIV status
History of trauma (i.e., endorses at least 2 items on the adapted Trauma History Screener which includes IPV and experiencing or witnessing other forms of violence for transgender women
Living or willing to travel to Detroit
English-speaking
Willing and able to provide informed consent.

Patient Q&A Section

Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Can acceptability of health care be cured?

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The acceptability of health care can be practically cured: if all people who consult health centers are satisfied with the services and experiences, and if the professionals take care to help all people to meet their needs.

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How many people get acceptability of health care a year in the United States?

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The present study found no significant differences in the acceptability scores of individuals with and without mental illness. Furthermore, no one medical care provider was significantly superior to others in acceptability scores. Findings from a recent study are encouraging and add to literature suggesting that care that is compassionate to all is possible for individuals with mental health issues.

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What are common treatments for acceptability of health care?

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Acceptability of cancer care is not a static quality construct for care; it is dynamic and changeable, and requires regular assessment to detect changes and monitor the consequences. Thus, it requires proactive management to maintain a high level of acceptability.

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What causes acceptability of health care?

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A person's beliefs and preferences are the major determinant of satisfaction with the provided health care and of perceived usefulness of the health care system. The degree to which these factors affect each other is poorly understood. Improving consumer understanding of health care reform, policymaking, program development and evaluation of health care systems is important in achieving an optimally functioning health care system.

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What is acceptability of health care?

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Acceptability of a healthcare system is closely linked to the extent to which patients are satisfied with their health professionals and feel respected by their physicians, and are reflected in the perceived ease with which patients feel the health care system to work in their best interests.

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What are the signs of acceptability of health care?

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The signs for acceptability of care fall into two domains: positive and negative. A positive sign involves seeing patients as partners, and receiving positive feedback from them. a negative sign involves a lack of respect from the doctor and/or patients, e.g. using the'surgical mask' on patients that do not need to wear a surgical mask (e.g. coughing, sneezing, a sore mouth).

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Has kicking it with the gurlz proven to be more effective than a placebo?

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This randomized, sham-controlled trial does not support the efficacy of the marketing term 'Kicking it with the gurlz' as a treatment for urinary frequency in all women.

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Who should consider clinical trials for acceptability of health care?

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Consideration of trial participants' attitudes and preferences, as well as the need to account for factors that may influence the feasibility of the study is important when planning trials and interpreting trial findings.

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Is kicking it with the gurlz typically used in combination with any other treatments?

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This is a well-accepted form of communication in a range of Western societies. More research is needed on the impact on health care providers and on patient's attitudes to address gender related concerns in the treatment of this cancer.

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How serious can acceptability of health care be?

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The findings confirm the importance of considering stakeholders through the development of patient-centered health care, not only for their potential to influence health care reform but also for the ability of the health care reform project to deliver measurable results. They also underscore the importance of addressing the patient's experience of accepting health care in order to provide the level of support necessary to enable them to make well-informed choices.

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What is the latest research for acceptability of health care?

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Overall, results of the study suggest that patients have a much greater acceptance of receiving care as a result of having been in contact with hospitals or healthcare providers in the past. Further work regarding the barriers to having an opinion and the role of the patient as co-owner/associate in the decision-making process could be of interest.

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What is the primary cause of acceptability of health care?

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Acceptability of health care depends on the perceptions in patients that health care is provided for their quality of life or medical reasons. The most acceptable health care is [accepted that is provided by doctors who have the skills and knowledge to help the patient to achieve well-being and medical reasons without fear or stigma] that they have access to a doctor.

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