A Trial of Group Versus Individual Family Planning Counseling in Ghana (GCFP)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
School of Medical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Information provided by:
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00814411
First received: December 23, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2008
History: No changes posted

December 23, 2008
December 23, 2008
June 2008
July 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Contraceptive Intention [ Time Frame: Follow-up ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
Modern contraceptive method knowledge [ Time Frame: baseline and follow-up ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Not Provided
Not Provided
 
A Trial of Group Versus Individual Family Planning Counseling in Ghana
A Randomized Trial of Group vs. Individual Family Planning Counseling in Ghana

This study uses a randomized, noninferiority design to determine whether group family planning counseling is as effective as individual family planning counseling among gynecological patients with unmet need at two teaching hospitals in Ghana.

Not Provided
Interventional
Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Contraception
  • Behavioral: group family planning counseling
    group family planning counseling for gynecological patients with unmet need
  • Behavioral: Individual family planning counseling
    Individual family planning counseling with gynecological patients - the current standard of care
  • Experimental: Group Counseling
    Group family planning counseling
    Intervention: Behavioral: group family planning counseling
  • Active Comparator: Individual Counseling
    Individual family planning counseling with gynecological patients who have unmet need
    Intervention: Behavioral: Individual family planning counseling
Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
648
July 2008
July 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years of age and older
  • fertile
  • desires to delay pregnancy for at least 12 months

Exclusion Criteria:

-

Female
18 Years and older
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States,   Ghana
 
NCT00814411
GCFP
No
Hilary Schwandt, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • School of Medical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Not Provided
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
December 2008

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