Youth-Led Hypertension Education Digital Badge for Adolescent Behaviors

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Adolescent Behaviors+2 More
Youth-Led Hypertension Education Digital Badge - Behavioral
Any Age
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test a youth-led hypertension education digital badge to see if it can help adults with uncontrolled hypertension achieve better blood pressure control.

Eligible Conditions
  • Adolescent Behaviors
  • Health Knowledge,Practices,Attitudes
  • Hypertension

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline to 1 week and 2 months post-intervention completion

Month 2
Hypertension knowledge (youth and adult) using assessment adapted from Williams et al.'s 1998 hypertension knowledge tool
Youth self-efficacy using a 3-item investigator-created assessment tool on confidence in managing high blood pressure
Month 2
Change in systolic and diastolic adult blood pressure (in mm Hg)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Intervention Arm
1 of 2
Control Arm
1 of 2
Experimental Treatment
Non-Treatment Group

220 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Youth-Led Hypertension Education Digital Badge · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Intervention Arm
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Youth-Led Hypertension Education Digital Badge · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Control Arm
PlaceboComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Job Readiness/Non-Hypertension Digital Badge(s) · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline to 1 week and 2 months post-intervention completion

Who is running the clinical trial?

Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyLead Sponsor
369 Previous Clinical Trials
60,481 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age Any Age · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are between the ages of 15 and 18, and you have self-reported HTN.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 18th, 2021

Last Reviewed: October 25th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.