Back Pain Prevalence in Wheelchair Users and Associated Risk Factors

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified March 2014 by Kovacs Foundation
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Instituto de Asuntos Sociales y Deportes de Mallorca
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Francisco M. Kovacs, Kovacs Foundation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00477568
First received: May 22, 2007
Last updated: March 11, 2014
Last verified: March 2014
  Purpose

The primary purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of back pain in permanent wheelchair users (excludes transitory users) in different regions of Spain. Another study objective is the identification of risk factors for back pain in this population. Data collection will be by means of a structured questionnaire which will be validated in a previous pilot study.


Condition
Back Pain

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Back Pain Prevalence in Wheelchair Users and Associated Risk Factors

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Further study details as provided by Kovacs Foundation:

Estimated Enrollment: 350
Study Start Date: November 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Wheelchair users who do so on a constant basis (not occasional).

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults with established disability;
  • Permanent wheelchair users;
  • Having physical and intellectual ability to answer questionnaire.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Transitory wheelchair users;
  • Diagnosis of inflammatory rheumatic disease, cancer, systemic infection;
  • Red flags for systemic disease.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00477568

Contacts
Contact: Francisco M Kovacs, MD, PhD +34 971 720809 kovacs@kovacs.org
Contact: María Teresa Gil del Real, MPH +34 91 3440244 mtgildelreal@kovacs.org

Locations
Spain
Fundación Kovacs Recruiting
Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, 07012
Principal Investigator: Francisco M Kovacs, MD, PhD         
Instituto de Asuntos Sociales y Deportes de Mallorca Recruiting
Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Island, Spain, 07014
Principal Investigator: Juan Noguera, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kovacs Foundation
Instituto de Asuntos Sociales y Deportes de Mallorca
Investigators
Study Director: Francisco M Kovacs, MD, PhD Kovacs Foundation, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Principal Investigator: Juan Noguera, MD Instituto de Asuntos Sociales y Deportes de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Francisco M. Kovacs, Director of Scientific Department, Kovacs Foundation, Kovacs Foundation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00477568     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FK-R-14
Study First Received: May 22, 2007
Last Updated: March 11, 2014
Health Authority: Spain: Spanish Back Pain Research Network (REIDE)

Keywords provided by Kovacs Foundation:
Wheelchair users
Back pain
Prevalence
Risk factors

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Back Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 17, 2014