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Opinion of Patients Under Treatment That Meets the Criteria of New Treatment Strategy According to GINA 2006 (EPAGGELIA)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: June 9, 2008
Last updated: April 29, 2009
Last verified: April 2009
Cross-sectional, one visit study. All the data will be collected through questionnaires. Descriptives statistics will be applied to the data. 832 patients will participate to the study and 104 physicians.

New Strategies
GINA 2006
Patient Opinion

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Opinion of Patients Under Treatment That Meets the Criteria of New Treatment Strategy According to GINA 2006

Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage (%) of Asthma treatment satisfaction and control grading [ Time Frame: single visit / once ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Rate of treatment compliance [ Time Frame: single visit / once ]
  • Patients quality of life under treatment [ Time Frame: single visit / once ]

Estimated Enrollment: 832
Study Start Date: April 2008
Study Completion Date: June 2008

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Primary care

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients diagnosed with persistent asthma (GINA 2005) for at least 6 months before entering the study
  • Patients who are under treatment according to the new strategies described in GINA 2006 for at least 3 months before entering the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are not willing to sign the Informed Consent Form
  • COPD Patients
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00695357

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Aleksandroupoli, Greece
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Amaliada, Greece
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Argos, Greece
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Arta, Greece
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Athina, Greece
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Chania, Greece
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Drama, Greece
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Githio, Greece
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Gounari, Greece
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Imathia, Greece
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Ioannina, Greece
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Iraklio, Greece
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Kalamata, Greece
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Katerini, Greece
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Kavala, Greece
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Komotini, Greece
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Lamia, Greece
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Larisa, Greece
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Nafpaktos, Greece
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Neapoli, Greece
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Patra, Greece
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Pirgos, Greece
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Rafina, Greece
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Serres, Greece
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Sparti, Greece
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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Trikala, Greece
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Tripoli, Greece
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Veria, Greece
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Volos, Greece
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Xalkida, Greece
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Zachariadis Manolis, MD Euroclinic, Athens, Greece
  More Information

Responsible Party: Pontikis Panagiotis, MD, Medical and Regulatory Director, AstraZeneca Greece, AstraZeneca SA, Greece Identifier: NCT00695357     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-RGR-DUM-2008/1
Study First Received: June 9, 2008
Last Updated: April 29, 2009

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Asthma treatment
GINA 2006
patient perception processed this record on May 25, 2017