Faith-based Approaches in the Treatment of Hypertension (FAITH)
This study will test the effectiveness of a church-based lifestyle intervention in improving
blood pressure control among 400 hypertensive blacks in a group randomized controlled trial.
The lifestyle intervention will be delivered by trained lay health advisers through
group-based behavioral counseling and motivational interviewing (MINT-TLC) in 24
predominantly black churches in New York City.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Within-individual change in systolic blood pressure and diastolic blood pressure
Gbenga Ogedegbe, MD
NYU School of Medicine
United States: Institutional Review Board
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