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Trial registered on ANZCTR


Trial ID
ACTRN12605000038695
Ethics application status
Approved
Date submitted
18/07/2005
Date registered
25/07/2005
Date last updated
24/11/2011
Type of registration
Retrospectively registered

Titles & IDs
Public title
Supermarket Healthy Options Project (SHOP) - pilot phase
Scientific title
Feasibility study of the effect of price discounts and nutrition education on food purchases in supermarkets
Secondary ID [1] 273458 0
SHOP
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
SHOP
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Not applicable
103 0
General population 104 0
Condition category
Condition code
Other 123 123 0 0
Research that is not of generic health relevance and not applicable to specific health categories listed above

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Interventional
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
1. Price dscounts on fruit and vegetables (fresh, canned, frozen)
2. Culturally appropriate nutrition education promoting purchase of fruit and vegetables
3. Combination of 1 and 2
Intervention code [1] 30 0
Behaviour
Comparator / control treatment
Control (no intervention)
Control group
Active

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 153 0
Purchase of fruit and vegetables over a 12-week period
Timepoint [1] 153 0
Study end
Secondary outcome [1] 339 0
Evaluation of supermarket purchases as a proportion of all food purchases.
Timepoint [1] 339 0
Study end

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
1. Main household food shopper 2. Shops at participating supermarket 3. Spends at least $200 per month at supermarket 4. Active user of Shop 'N Go system 5. 12 months of retrospective electronic shopping data available 6. Buys at least 2/3 fruit and vegetables at supermarkets.
Minimum age
18 Years
Maximum age
Not stated
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria
1. Participant in study focus groups 2. Do not intend to use Shop 'N Go system at participating supermarket during study period.

Study design
Purpose of the study
Prevention
Allocation to intervention
Randomised controlled trial
Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
Web-based central randomization system
Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised (sequence generation)
JAVA software was used to generate the study randomisation sequence. Minimization for ethnicity using pre-set allocation probabilities
Masking / blinding
Open (masking not used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?



Intervention assignment
Factorial
Other design features
Phase
Phase 3
Type of endpoint(s)
Efficacy
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Completed
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment outside Australia
Country [1] 126 0
New Zealand
State/province [1] 126 0

Funding & Sponsors
Funding source category [1] 167 0
Government body
Name [1] 167 0
Health Research Council of New Zealand
Address [1] 167 0
PO Box 5541, Wellesley Street
Auckland 1141
Country [1] 167 0
New Zealand
Funding source category [2] 168 0
Charities/Societies/Foundations
Name [2] 168 0
National Heart Foundation of New Zealand
Address [2] 168 0
Kalmia Street
Ellerslie
Auckland
Country [2] 168 0
New Zealand
Funding source category [3] 169 0
Charities/Societies/Foundations
Name [3] 169 0
Cancer Society of New Zealand
Address [3] 169 0
PO Box 12700
Wellington 6144
Country [3] 169 0
New Zealand
Primary sponsor type
University
Name
Clinical Trials Research Unit, University of Auckland
Address
Private Bag 92019
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142
Country
New Zealand
Secondary sponsor category [1] 122 0
None
Name [1] 122 0
N/A
Address [1] 122 0
Country [1] 122 0

Ethics approval
Ethics application status
Approved
Ethics committee name [1] 915 0
Wellington
Ethics committee address [1] 915 0
Ethics committee country [1] 915 0
New Zealand
Date submitted for ethics approval [1] 915 0
Approval date [1] 915 0
Ethics approval number [1] 915 0

Summary
Brief summary
Trial website
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
Name 35158 0
Address 35158 0
Country 35158 0
Phone 35158 0
Fax 35158 0
Email 35158 0
Contact person for public queries
Name 9219 0
Jenny Wilton
Address 9219 0
Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences
University of Otago
PO Box 7343
Wellington
Country 9219 0
New Zealand
Phone 9219 0
+64 4 3855999 ext. 5072
Fax 9219 0
Email 9219 0
jwilton@wnmeds.ac.nz
Contact person for scientific queries
Name 147 0
Dr Cliona Ni Mhurchu
Address 147 0
Clinical Trials Research Unit
University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1
Country 147 0
New Zealand
Phone 147 0
+64 9 3737599 ext. 84494
Fax 147 0
Email 147 0
c.nimhurchu@ctru.auckland.ac.nz