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Impact of health-information campaigns on CCT outcomes
Last registered on May 26, 2020

Pre-Trial

Trial Information
General Information
Title
Impact of health-information campaigns on CCT outcomes
RCT ID
AEARCTR-0005927
Initial registration date
May 26, 2020
Last updated
May 26, 2020 4:59 PM EDT
Location(s)
Region
Primary Investigator
Affiliation
German Institute of Global and Area Studies
Other Primary Investigator(s)
PI Affiliation
PI Affiliation
Universitas Gadjah Mada
PI Affiliation
University of Göttingen
Additional Trial Information
Status
Completed
Start date
2013-12-02
End date
2015-04-15
Secondary IDs
Abstract
Employing a clustered RCT the study examines the impact of an sms campaign on health knowledge and behavior among CCT beneficiaries. Topics of the information campaign relate to anemia, breastfeeding, hygiene, postnatal care, and vaccinations.
External Link(s)
Registration Citation
Citation
Lenel, Friederike et al. 2020. "Impact of health-information campaigns on CCT outcomes." AEA RCT Registry. May 26. https://doi.org/10.1257/rct.5927-1.0.
Experimental Details
Interventions
Intervention(s)
Over a period of twelve months households in the treatment group received 3 times a week text messages with health information related to maternal and child health.
Intervention Start Date
2014-03-02
Intervention End Date
2015-03-31
Primary Outcomes
Primary Outcomes (end points)
primary outcomes refer to knowledge and behavior changes of the following health domains: anemia, breastfeeding, hygiene, vaccinations, and postnatal care.
Primary Outcomes (explanation)
Secondary Outcomes
Secondary Outcomes (end points)
health outcomes: anemia rates, stunting rates among children
Secondary Outcomes (explanation)
Experimental Design
Experimental Design
We employed a clustered RCT with 1 control and 1 treatment group. No sub-treatment groups exist. In the treatment group CCT beneficiaries received regular health text messages for a period of twelve months.
Experimental Design Details
Randomization Method
randomization done in office by a computer
Randomization Unit
villages
Was the treatment clustered?
Yes
Experiment Characteristics
Sample size: planned number of clusters
140
Sample size: planned number of observations
2400
Sample size (or number of clusters) by treatment arms
70
Minimum detectable effect size for main outcomes (accounting for sample design and clustering)
IRB
INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARDS (IRBs)
IRB Name
IRB Approval Date
IRB Approval Number
Post-Trial
Post Trial Information
Study Withdrawal
Intervention
Is the intervention completed?
No
Is data collection complete?
Data Publication
Data Publication
Is public data available?
No
Program Files
Program Files
Reports, Papers & Other Materials
Relevant Paper(s)
REPORTS & OTHER MATERIALS