Reproductive Behavior / Contraception / Sexually Transmitted Diseases
University of Washington
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
This study is a randomized controlled trial to test acceptability, feasibility and preliminary efficacy of an interactive computer-based intervention with individualized feedback to promote sexual health in adolescents and young adults with assessment of behavioral and biomarker outcomes.
- : eKISS: electronic KIOSK for Safer-SexAn interactive computer-based intervention for safer-sex which provides individualized feedback about protective and risky sexual behaviors; offers instructive video modules for safe-sex; elicits change behavior and identification of behavior change goal using elements of motivational interviewing.
|Ages eligible for Study||14 Years to 24 Years|
|Genders eligible for Study||All|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers||Accepts Healthy Volunteers|
- English speaking and reading
- Report at least one episode of unprotected vaginal sex (no condom OR no birth control) in the last 2 months
- Not currently pregnant or actively seeking pregnancy in self or partner
- Currently pregnant or actively seeking pregnancy in self or partner
This study is a randomized controlled trial to test acceptability, feasibility and preliminary efficacy of an interactive computer-based intervention (ICBI) with individualized feedback to promote sexual health in adolescents and young adults. The intervention uses physician avatars and uses elements of motivational interviewing to elicit sexual risk behaviors and motivation to change risky behavior. Feedback includes instructive video modules. Participants were asked to identify one behavior to change and were reassessed at 3-month follow-up for interim sexual behavior including condom and birth control use. Participants were tested for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and pregnancy(females) at baseline and 3-month follow-up.
31 January, 2012
19 January, 2017