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Does Numerical And Pictorial Information On Risk And Benefit Affects The Uptake Of Colorectal Cancer Screening?

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01250015
First Posted: November 30, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 30, 2010
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Collaborator:
Internal funding Local Gastroenterology Research fund (Questionnaire only study)
Information provided by:
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
  Purpose

To establish whether provision of numerical data, framed as event rates and illustrated by pictograms, and including figures for all-cause mortality, affects subjects' attitudes to colorectal cancer (CRC) screening.

Design and Intervention. Randomised questionnaire and telephone study comparing the responses of a control group given the standard National Health Service (NHS) CRC screening information with the responses of an intervention group given the same information but enhanced with additional numerical and pictorial information.

Setting


Condition
Colorectal Cancer Screening

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: THE RESULTS OF A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED QUESTIONNAIRE-BASED TRIAL ON WHETHER PROVISION OF NUMERICAL AND PICTORIAL INFORMATION ON RISK AND BENEFIT AFFECTS THE UPTAKE OF COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING?

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Further study details as provided by County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Comparison of the two groups' overall wish to be screened [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    The study compared the two groups' overall wish to be screened as recorded by questionnaire


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Impact of different summary points on subject's desire to be screened [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    The impact of each of the 6 summary points in the NHS information leaflet on the subject's desire to be screened depending on whether or not they were enhanced by numerical and pictorial information, the summary point that most influenced their decision on whether to be screened; and the views of the intervention group on the numerical and pictorial information provided


Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: September 2007
Study Completion Date: September 2008
Primary Completion Date: September 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
control
given standard nhs advice leaflet
interventional
given standard nhs advice leaflet with numerical information and pictograms

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   60 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
healthy subjects attending GP and hospital outpatients
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Age 60 - 70

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No previous cancer or previous colonoscopy Not able to give informed consent
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01250015


Locations
United Kingdom
Darlington Memorial Hospital
Darlington, Co durham, United Kingdom, dl3 6hxl
Sponsors and Collaborators
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Internal funding Local Gastroenterology Research fund (Questionnaire only study)
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Peter Trewby, county darlington and durham NHS foundation trust
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01250015     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1
CDDFT (UK) ( Other Identifier: CDDFT, UK )
CDDFT, UK ( Other Identifier: CDDFT, UK )
First Submitted: November 29, 2010
First Posted: November 30, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 30, 2010
Last Verified: March 2008

Keywords provided by County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust:
colorectal cancer
consent
screening

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colorectal Neoplasms
Intestinal Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Digestive System Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Rectal Diseases