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Healthcare Access and Utilization Among Living Kidney Donors

2014-08-27 03:18:09 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This is a mailed survey to persons who served as living kidney donors at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. The experimental component of this study (the clinical trial) is a randomized trial of two monetary incentives for the living kidney donors invited to participate in the study. Kidney donors will be randomized to receive one of two incentives in the mailed survey packet: $2 cash vs. $5 cash. The main outcome measure is the response rate to the survey.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Conditions

Organ Donor

Intervention

$2 cash, $5 cash

Location

Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Livingston
New Jersey
United States
07039

Status

Completed

Source

St. Barnabas Medical Center

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:09-0400

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