Health Education for High Blood Pressure

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
High Blood Pressure+2 MoreHealth Education - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing an intervention to lower blood pressure in rural Black adults in Alabama, who have some of the highest rates in the US. The intervention includes group health education, online cooking and exercise classes, and support from health coaches.

Eligible Conditions
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Prehypertension

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 4 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline, 6 months,12 months, 24 months

Month 24
Alcohol use
Fruit/Vegetable/Fiber Intake
Incident Blood Pressure
Physical Activity

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Health Education Only
1 of 2
Health Education & Peer Coaching
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

528 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Health Education · No Placebo Group · N/A

Health Education & Peer CoachingExperimental Group · 3 Interventions: Community-Level Peer Support, Individual-Level Peer Support, Health Education · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral, Behavioral
Health Education OnlyActiveComparator Group · 2 Interventions: Community-Level Peer Support, Health Education · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Health Education
Completed Phase 3

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline, 6 months,12 months, 24 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Alabama at BirminghamLead Sponsor
1,432 Previous Clinical Trials
2,218,542 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You self-identify as Black/African American.
You have no history of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or chronic kidney disease.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What site did they apply to?
University of Alabama At Birmingham100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Did not meet criteria100.0%