RCT of Mailed Brochure to Boost Adherence to Screening Colonoscopy

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Colorado, Denver
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: March 27, 2006
Last updated: January 25, 2013
Last verified: January 2013

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of a mailed educational brochure on adherence to referral for screening colonoscopy. The comparison (or control) group receives no mailer, which is usual care.

Condition Intervention
Mass Screening
Behavioral: Mailed educational brochure

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Official Title: Randomized Controlled Trial of a Mailed Brochure to Increase Adherence to Referrals for Screening Colonoscopy

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Further study details as provided by University of Colorado, Denver:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Rate of adherence to screening colonoscopy referral within at least three months of receipt of referral.

Estimated Enrollment: 628
Study Start Date: February 2006
Study Completion Date: March 2006
Primary Completion Date: March 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

Referrals for screening colonoscopy; Asymptomatic; age>=50

Exclusion Criteria:

Referrals for diagnostic colonoscopy

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00308568

United States, Colorado
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80262
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Colorado, Denver
Principal Investigator: Thomas D. Denberg, MD, PhD University of Colorado, Denver
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: University of Colorado, Denver
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00308568     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 05-0038, MRSG-06-081-01-CPPB-01
Study First Received: March 27, 2006
Last Updated: January 25, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of Colorado, Denver:
screening colonoscopy

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