Understanding Quality and Equity in Wheelchairs for Veterans

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01236170
First received: November 4, 2010
Last updated: February 5, 2015
Last verified: February 2015
Results First Received: December 3, 2014  
Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort;   Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Conditions: Spinal Cord Injuries
Amputees

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Group 1 Veterans with spinal cord injury or amputated limbs who use a wheelchair as their primary source of mobility

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Group 1  
STARTED     497  
COMPLETED     482  
NOT COMPLETED     15  



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Group 1 Veterans with spinal cord injury or amputated limbs who use a wheelchair as their primary source of mobility

Baseline Measures
    Group 1  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  482  
Age [1]
[units: participants]
 
<=18 years     0  
Between 18 and 65 years     327  
>=65 years     151  
Gender [2]
[units: participants]
 
Female     19  
Male     462  
Region of Enrollment  
[units: participants]
 
United States     482  
[1] The sum of participants in all categories for this measure does not equal the overal number of baseline participants because 4 participants had missing data for this measure.
[2] The sum of participants in both categories for the measure does not equal to overall number of baseline participants because one participant had missing data for this measure.



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Quality of Life   [ Time Frame: Measured at baseline ]

2.  Secondary:   Satisfaction With Wheelchair Service Delivery   [ Time Frame: one time use, at baseline ]

3.  Secondary:   Satisfaction With Prescribed Wheelchair   [ Time Frame: one time use, at baseline ]

4.  Secondary:   Participation in Society   [ Time Frame: Measured at baseline ]

5.  Secondary:   Wheelchair Activity   [ Time Frame: over a two week period following baseline ]
Results not yet reported.   Anticipated Reporting Date:   No text entered.   Safety Issue:   No


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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Dr. Larissa Myaskovsky
Organization: VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
phone: 4123602241
e-mail: Larissa.Myaskovsky@va.gov


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Responsible Party: Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01236170     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: B7148-I
Study First Received: November 4, 2010
Results First Received: December 3, 2014
Last Updated: February 5, 2015
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government