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Effectiveness of Dental Trauma Educational Poster to Secondary Students

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01809457
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 12, 2013
Last Update Posted : March 13, 2013
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Cecilia Young, The University of Hong Kong

Brief Summary:
to investigate the effectiveness of the educational poster regarding knowledge of dental trauma for the secondary school students

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Injuries Other: educational poster Not Applicable

Detailed Description:

To investigate the effectiveness of the educational poster about dental trauma to increase the knowledge of secondary students.

Schools will be randomly divided into two groups, baseline score of knowledge in questionnaire will be collected for all subjects. Poster will be sent to intervention group, the school will place it at the notice broad or area of similar function in the classroom. For the control group, nothing will be given, then after 2 weeks, the score of knowledge by the second questionnaire of both groups will be collected again.

To compare the difference in knowledge before and after in both groups, statistical test will be performed.

Investigators conduct a cluster randomized controlled trial. A list of secondary schools was requested from the Education Bureau. Secondary schools will be invited to join the study and then randomized to the intervention group and the control group in the unit of school using computer generated numbers. All students will fill in the first questionnaire and send it back to the investigator in 1 week. Then copies of the same poster will be given to the intervention schools, these schools will be requested to place them in the classrooms of the participating students. No poster will be given to the control group. After 2 weeks, the poster will be removed. The same questionnaire will be filled out by all the students in both groups and sent back in 1 week. Then the data will be processed to show whether the poster is effective to improve the knowledge of the students.


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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 671 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Official Title: Effectiveness of Educational Poster to Secondary Students Regarding Knowledge of Emergency Management of Dental Trauma - A Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial
Study Start Date : March 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2012

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: educational poster
poster display for 2 weeks in classrooms,
Other: educational poster
educational poster for dental trauma

No Intervention: control
no intervention, waiting for two weeks



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. knowledge score [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]
    a questionnaire to test the knowledge score



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Ages Eligible for Study:   11 Years to 20 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- All secondary schools in Hong Kong that the students can read Chinese or English

Exclusion Criteria

- no school consent or individual guardian consent


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01809457


Locations
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Hong Kong
secondary schools in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sponsors and Collaborators
The University of Hong Kong
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Cecilia Young, BDS, MPH Independent

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Responsible Party: Dr. Cecilia Young, Principal investigator, The University of Hong Kong
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01809457     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S01 / UW 11-177
First Posted: March 12, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 13, 2013
Last Verified: March 2013

Keywords provided by Dr. Cecilia Young, The University of Hong Kong:
educational poster, knowledge, dental trauma,