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Life Quality and Health in Patients With Klinefelter Syndrome

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01690013
First Posted: September 21, 2012
Last Update Posted: June 2, 2015
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Collaborator:
Aarhus University Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Aarhus
September 11, 2012
September 21, 2012
June 2, 2015
September 2012
January 2013   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Quality of life [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
    Quality of life score is measured with the WHOQOL-Brief questionnaire
  • Satisfaction with life [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
    Satisfaction with life is measured with the SWLS - Satisfaction with Life Scale
  • ADHD symptoms [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
    ADHD symptoms are measured by Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS-v1.1) Symptom Checklist
  • General health [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
    General health is measured by SF-36 questionnaire
  • Erectile function [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
    Erectile function is measured by the International index of erectile function (IIEF-5) as a diagnostic tool for erectile function.
  • Quality of life [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
    Quality of life score is measured with the WHOQOL-Brief questionnaire
  • Satisfaction with life [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
    Satisfaction with life is measured with the SWLS - Satisfaction with Life Scale
  • ADHD symptoms [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
    ADHD symptoms are measured by Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS-v1.1) Symptom Checklist
  • General health [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
    General health is measured by SF-36 questionnaire
  • Erectile function [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
    Erectile function is measrued by the International index of erectile function (IIEF-5) as a diagnostic tool for erectile function.
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  • Housing [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
  • Fatherhood [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
  • School and educational [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
    Information about school and education
  • Income [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
  • Attachment to the labor [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
    working position, working hour, period of sick leave
  • Marital status [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
  • Medication [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
  • Chronic disease [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
  • Housing [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
  • Fatherhood [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
  • School and eduational [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
    Information about school and education
  • Income [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
  • Attachment to the labor [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
    working position, working hour, period of sick leave
  • Marital status [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
  • Medication [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
  • Chronic disease [ Time Frame: 3 month ]
 
Life Quality and Health in Patients With Klinefelter Syndrome
Life Quality and Health in Patients With Klinefelter Syndrome - a Questionnaire Survey

Klinefelter syndrome is the most common sex-chromosome disorder in men with a prevalence of 1 in 660 men. The syndrome is associated with hypogonadism. Many patients with Klinefelter syndrome have psychological complaints and physical discomfort. Some patients report a positive effect of testosterone treatment, whereas others do not.

The aim of this study is:

(i) To investigate quality of life in patients with Klinefelter syndrome. (ii) To investigate functional, physical and mental health in patients with Klinefelter syndrome.

Questionnaire concerning mental and physical health and life quality are sent out to patients with KS and to age-, educational- and zipcode-matched men from the general population. The questionnaire include questions about housing, income, marital status, fatherhood, medication, chronic disease,school and education, attachment to the labor, sexual and erectile function, life quality, mental and physical health, satisfaction with life and symptoms of attention deficits hyperactivity disorders.

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Observational
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Non-Probability Sample

Klinefelter patients is recruited from endocrinology, genetics and fertility clinics in Denmark.

An age-, educational, and zipcode-matched control group was created from Statistics Denmark by extracting five randomly selected men for each KS subject

  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Quality of Life
  • Physical Disorders
  • Mental Disorders
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  • Klinefelter
    Men with Klinefelter syndrome
  • Control
    Men from the general population, matched by age, education and zipcode.
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
452
July 2014
January 2013   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

For the Klinefelter group:

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Verified Klinefelter syndrome

Exclusion Criteria:

For the control group:

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age-,educational,and residence-matched

Exclusion Criteria:

Sexes Eligible for Study: Male
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Denmark
 
 
NCT01690013
2012-41-0666
No
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University of Aarhus
University of Aarhus
Aarhus University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Claus H Gravholt, MD, Dr.med. Medical Department M, Aarhus Universityhospital, Aarhus
University of Aarhus
September 2012