Clinic-based Intervention to Promote Cervical Cancer Prevention Behaviors
Cervical Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
Cervical cancer prevention
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Name: Step Up to Prevention Type: Behavioral
Name: Step Up to Prevention: knowledge Type: Behavioral
Name: Step Up to Prevention:belief Type: Behavioral
Name: Offered HPV vaccine only Type: Behavioral
Overall Status
The project is a clinical behavioral research project based at University of Pennsylvania. The goal of this research is to design a brief clinic-based, Nurse Practitioner-guided, and theory-based health promotion intervention to enhance cervical cancer prevention among young women ages 18-26 living in economically disadvantaged urban communities. The investigators will evaluate the intervention for feasibility, acceptability and preliminary efficacy.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Maximum Age: 26 Years
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Female
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Age 18-26 years

- Not yet received the HPV vaccine

- Speak, read, and understand 5th grade level of English;

- Had vaginal sex with a male partner in the past 2 months.

Exclusion Criteria:

• Currently pregnant and/or plan to be pregnant in next 6 months
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Outpatient Ob/GYN clinic
Philadelpahia, Pennsylvania, United States
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Janet Rocchio, RN, MBA - 215-662-6124 -
Start Date
June 2014
Completion Date
December 2015
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
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