Does Numerical And Pictorial Information On Risk And Benefit Affects The Uptake Of Colorectal Cancer Screening?
To establish whether provision of numerical data, framed as event rates and illustrated by pictograms, and including figures for all-cause mortality, affects subjects' attitudes to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening.
Design and Intervention. Randomised questionnaire and telephone study comparing the responses of a control group given the standard National Health Service (NHS) CRC screening information with the responses of an intervention group given the same information but enhanced with additional numerical and pictorial information.
Colorectal Cancer Screening
|Study Design:||Time Perspective: Prospective|
|Official Title:||THE RESULTS OF A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED QUESTIONNAIRE-BASED TRIAL ON WHETHER PROVISION OF NUMERICAL AND PICTORIAL INFORMATION ON RISK AND BENEFIT AFFECTS THE UPTAKE OF COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING?|
- Comparison of the two groups' overall wish to be screened [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]The study compared the two groups' overall wish to be screened as recorded by questionnaire
- Impact of different summary points on subject's desire to be screened [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]The impact of each of the 6 summary points in the NHS information leaflet on the subject's desire to be screened depending on whether or not they were enhanced by numerical and pictorial information, the summary point that most influenced their decision on whether to be screened; and the views of the intervention group on the numerical and pictorial information provided
|Study Start Date:||September 2007|
|Study Completion Date:||September 2008|
|Primary Completion Date:||September 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
given standard nhs advice leaflet
given standard nhs advice leaflet with numerical information and pictograms
|Darlington Memorial Hospital|
|Darlington, Co durham, United Kingdom, dl3 6hxl|