Intervention for Economic Burden

Philadelphia Neighborhoods, Philadelphia, PA
Economic Burden+9 More ConditionsPlace-based Interventions - Other
All Sexes

Study Summary

This trial will test a "big push" intervention of place-based and financial-wellbeing interventions in 60 Black neighborhoods in Philadelphia, with the goal of reducing racial health disparities.

Eligible Conditions
  • Economic Burden
  • Financial Burden
  • Financial Hardship
  • Mental Health Wellness
  • Environmental Exposures
  • Financial Stress
  • Financial Difficulties
  • Health Behaviors
  • Well-being
  • Financial Toxicity

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 29 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Quarterly data from 24 months (8 quarters) prior to enrollment and 12 months (4 quarters) after intervention period complete

24 months
Change in overall health
Financial well-being
Food insecurity
Frequency of greenspace engagment
Healthcare access
Healthy days
Home ownership
Income tax filing
Neighborhood social capital
Overall Health Index
Overall health
Owing on mortgage
Participation in public food benefit programs
Participation in public home ownership benefit programs
Participation in public income support or cash benefit programs
Participation in public medical benefit programs
Perceived stress
Perceived tree health benefits
Perception of tree cover
Physical disorder
Poor health
Psychological Distress
Reasons for not spending time in greenspace
Short sleep
Sleep duration
Time spent in greenspace
Time spent in neighborhood
Total debt
Tree planting concerns
Month 24
Neighborhood crime rates
Nuisance calls

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

720 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Intervention · No Placebo Group · N/A

InterventionExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: Place-based Interventions, Financial Well-being Interventions · Intervention Types: Other, Other
ControlNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Control · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: quarterly data from 24 months (8 quarters) prior to enrollment and 12 months (4 quarters) after intervention period complete

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of PennsylvaniaLead Sponsor
1,899 Previous Clinical Trials
41,217,373 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the desired outcomes of this test?

"This two-year clinical trial aims to quantify Psychological Distress. Moreover, the study will measure Participation in public food benefit programs, Tree planting concerns, and Change in overall health as secondary outcomes." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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What is the aggregate count of participants in this clinical investigation?

"That is accurate. Clinical indicates that the study, which was initially published on September 29th 2022, is actively looking for 720 individuals to be recruited from a single location." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Are any new participants being admitted to this trial currently?

"According to the official website, this research endeavour which commenced on September 29th 2022 is currently recruiting participants. The study was most recently updated on October 3rd of the same year." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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