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RCT of Mailed Brochure to Boost Adherence to Screening Colonoscopy

This study has been completed.
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Colorado, Denver Identifier:
First received: March 27, 2006
Last updated: May 2, 2017
Last verified: May 2017
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of a mailed educational brochure on adherence to referral for screening colonoscopy. The comparison (or control) group receives no mailer, which is usual care.

Condition Intervention
Colonoscopy Mass Screening Behavioral: Mailed educational brochure

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (masked role unspecified)
Primary Purpose: Other
Official Title: Randomized Controlled Trial of a Mailed Brochure to Increase Adherence to Referrals for Screening Colonoscopy

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Further study details as provided by University of Colorado, Denver:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Rate of adherence to screening colonoscopy referral within at least three months of receipt of referral.

Estimated Enrollment: 628
Study Start Date: February 2006
Study Completion Date: March 2006
Primary Completion Date: March 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

Referrals for screening colonoscopy; Asymptomatic; age>=50

Exclusion Criteria:

Referrals for diagnostic colonoscopy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00308568

United States, Colorado
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80262
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Colorado, Denver
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Principal Investigator: Thomas D. Denberg, MD, PhD University of Colorado, Denver
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Colorado, Denver Identifier: NCT00308568     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 05-0038
MRSG-06-081-01-CPPB-01 ( Other Identifier )
Study First Received: March 27, 2006
Last Updated: May 2, 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Plan Description: only through publication in journals, this is not an applicable clinical trial

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Keywords provided by University of Colorado, Denver:
screening colonoscopy
adherence processed this record on July 27, 2017