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

This study has been completed.
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University of Sydney Identifier:
First received: August 28, 2005
Last updated: April 25, 2007
Last verified: August 2005
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 Intervention
Knowledge of Mammography Screening
Behavioral: Decision Aid

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
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.

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Further study details as provided by University of Sydney:

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

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

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: September 2005
Study Completion Date: February 2007

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:

  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its identifier: 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
  More Information Identifier: NCT00139048     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ASMDAT40
Study First Received: August 28, 2005
Last Updated: April 25, 2007

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