Using Virtual Counselors to Overcome Genetic Literacy Barriers: Project VICKY "VICKY"

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Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

A Relational Agent (RA) "virtual counselor" (VICKY: VIrtual Counselor for Knowing Your Family History) has been developed to collect family health history information for common health conditions including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, hypertension and various cancers. In this study, the investigators will conduct a randomized controlled trial (RCT) to compare the efficacy of using VICKY to the existing My...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 16 January 2015.

1 Sep 2015 12 Jan 2015 1 Mar 2017 1 Mar 2017 1 Jan 2015 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Basics


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Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
  • Purpose: Screening
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment