Australian Screening Mammography Decision Aid Trial: A Decision Aid for Women Aged 40 Thinking About Starting Mammography Screening

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 30, 2005
Last Update Posted : May 5, 2017
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University of Sydney

Brief Summary:
Women who access the website, are aged between 38-45 years and are considering screening mammograms will be randomized to either the Decision Aid (a booklet providing information and exercises to help them to make a decision about whether to having screening mammograms) group or the Control Group. The Decision Aid group will first read the decision aid, and then will be asked some demographic and knowledge questions. The control group will be asked the demographic and knowledge questions only. The control group will have access to the Decision Aid after they have completed the questions

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Knowledge of Mammography Screening Behavioral: Decision Aid Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Other
Official Title: A Randomised Controlled Trial of an On-line Decision Aid for Women Aged 40 Considering Whether to Have Screening Mammograms to Evaluate the Change in Knowledge Regarding Mammography Screening.
Study Start Date : September 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Mammography

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Assess the change in knowledge about the issues involved in screening mammography in women who have read the decision aid.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. elicit womens views on the decision aid including ease of use, content and presentation of information,
  2. assess the differences in intention to screen
  3. assess the impact of the decision aid on informed choice

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Ages Eligible for Study:   38 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • female
  • aged between 38-45
  • have access to the internet

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00139048

Australia, New South Wales
University of Sydney
Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia, 2006
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Sydney
Principal Investigator: Alex Barratt Screening and Test evaluation programme, School of Public Health, University of Sydney Identifier: NCT00139048     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ASMDAT40
First Posted: August 30, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 5, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017

Keywords provided by University of Sydney:
informed choice
shared decision making
decision aid
mammography screening
decision support