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Grant Number: 5R01CA069668-04 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Resnicow, Ken
Organization: Emory University
Project Title: Dietary Change Through Black Churches
Fiscal Year: 1999


DESCRIPTION: The study is a randomized intervention effectiveness trial with three experimental conditions. Group 1 (Controls=C) will receive standard nutrition education materials; Group 2 will receive a multicomponent intervention (MCI=Tx1) that will include culturally sensitive written materials, audio tapes, a video, and one telephone booster cal; Group 3 will receive the same intervention as Group 2, plus three additional telephone calls (MCI+3T=Tx2). Subjects will be recruited at Health Fairs conducted Atlanta churches. There will be three data collection points; baseline, 6 month, and 1 year follow up. Baseline and 1 year follow up data (with the exception of 24hr recall that will be collected by phone) will be collected at health fairs; 6 month follow up data will be collected by phone. Conducting followup health fairs a year (rather than 6 months) after baseline will minimize seasonal variation in key outcome variables, e.g., diet, lipids, and carotenoids. Recruitment and retention of subjects will be enhanced with incentives such as raffle tickets. In addition, all Tx and C subjects will be contacted by telephone and mail to encourage attendance at the 1 year follow up health fair. A cluster randomization design will be employed. Churches rather than individuals will be assigned to condition and individuals will be nested in churches. The effect of cluster randomization is incorporated in sample size calculations and data analysis strategies. Baseline projections are 278 individuals in Tx1, 278 in Tx2, and 331 in C, to detect proposed treatment effects, accounting for attrition and intracluster correlation. It is estimated that approximately 9-15 churches, 3-5 per condition, will be required to yield the requisite number of participants at posttest. The intervention will be implemented in several partially overlapping cycles over the 2 year intervention phase.


Perceived environments as physical activity correlates and moderators of intervention in five studies.
Authors: King A.C. , Toobert D. , Ahn D. , Resnicow K. , Coday M. , Riebe D. , Garber C.E. , Hurtz S. , Morton J. , Sallis J.F. .
Source: American journal of health promotion : AJHP, 2006 Sep-Oct; 21(1), p. 24-35.
PMID: 16977910
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Are precontemplators less likely to change their dietary behavior? A prospective analysis.
Authors: Resnicow K. , McCarty F. , Baranowski T. .
Source: Health education research, 2003 Dec; 18(6), p. 693-705.
PMID: 14654502
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Healthy Body/Healthy Spirit: a church-based nutrition and physical activity intervention.
Authors: Resnicow K. , Jackson A. , Braithwaite R. , DiIorio C. , Blisset D. , Rahotep S. , Periasamy S. .
Source: Health education research, 2002 Oct; 17(5), p. 562-73.
PMID: 12408201
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Motivational interviewing in health promotion: it sounds like something is changing.
Authors: Resnicow K. , DiIorio C. , Soet J.E. , Ernst D. , Borrelli B. , Hecht J. .
Source: Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association, 2002 Sep; 21(5), p. 444-51.
PMID: 12211511
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A motivational interviewing intervention to increase fruit and vegetable intake through Black churches: results of the Eat for Life trial.
Authors: Resnicow K. , Jackson A. , Wang T. , De A.K. , McCarty F. , Dudley W.N. , Baranowski T. .
Source: American journal of public health, 2001 Oct; 91(10), p. 1686-93.
PMID: 11574336
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Conducting health interventions in black churches: a model for building effective partnerships.
Authors: Baskin M.L. , Resnicow K. , Campbell M.K. .
Source: Ethnicity & disease, 2001 Fall; 11(4), p. 823-33.
PMID: 11763307
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Risk factor distribution among sociodemographically diverse African American adults.
Authors: Resnicow K. , Wang T. , Dudley W.N. , Jackson A. , Ahluwalia J.S. , Baranowski T. , Braithwaite R.L. .
Source: Journal of urban health : bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, 2001 Mar; 78(1), p. 125-40.
PMID: 11368192
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Validation of three food frequency questionnaires and 24-hour recalls with serum carotenoid levels in a sample of African-American adults.
Authors: Resnicow K. , Odom E. , Wang T. , Dudley W.N. , Mitchell D. , Vaughan R. , Jackson A. , Baranowski T. .
Source: American journal of epidemiology, 2000-12-01; 152(11), p. 1072-80.
PMID: 11117617
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Dietary change through African American churches: baseline results and program description of the eat for life trial.
Authors: Resnicow K. , Wallace D.C. , Jackson A. , Digirolamo A. , Odom E. , Wang T. , Dudley W.N. , Davis M. , Mitchell D. , Baranowski T. .
Source: Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education, 2000 Fall; 15(3), p. 156-63.
PMID: 11019764
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