Taiwanese People's Willingness to Participate in Cancer Screening: Colon, Oral Cavity, Breast, and Cervical Cancer Screening

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified November 2010 by China Medical University Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
China Medical University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01249807
First received: November 26, 2010
Last updated: November 29, 2010
Last verified: November 2010
  Purpose

Cancer Screening is necessary for promoting cancer prevention in the area of public health. The Department of Health, Executive Yuan of the Republic of China has expanded and included colon cancer screening, oral cavity cancer screening, breast cancer screening, and cervical cancer screening in national-wide preventive healthcare services. However, most of the Taiwanese do not have the concepts of what cancer screening is and regular participation of cancer screening. This will easily cause their neglect of quality of personal healthcare and habits of cancer screening. Recently, in order to reach the national goal of cancer prevention, the parallel methods, multi-promotion for reinforcing concepts and free cancer screening, have been utilized to cultivate Taiwanese people's active participation of cancer screening. Therefore, this study will use health service utilization model to investigate Taiwanese people's concepts of cancer-related knowledge and the major causes of low participation of cancer screening.

In order to investigate Taiwanese people's health service utilization model and quality of health life, this study first review the related regulations and screening rates of cancer prevention, including cancers of colon, oral cavity, breast, and cervical, in Taiwan. In addition, the structured questionnaire will be conducted to collect, investigate, and analyze the relationship between the willingness of participating the aforementioned cancer screening and personal characteristics, quality of health life, medical history, and concepts of cancer, etc. It is expected that the results of this study will provide accurate and effective promotions of cancer screening to medical institutions and medical affairs to reinforce the concepts of participation for raising the rates of cancer screening; furthermore, to awaken Taiwanese people's crucial awareness of early treatment improves the chances of recovery on cancer.


Condition
Healthy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort

Further study details as provided by China Medical University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: October 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
1
Patients, Family, Community member

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients patients' families Community people

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Cases who are willing to answer the questionnaire

Exclusion Criteria:

Cases who are not willing to answer the questionnaire

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01249807

Locations
Taiwan
China Medical University Hospital
Taichung, Taiwan, 404
Sponsors and Collaborators
China Medical University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: China Medical University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01249807     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DMR99-IRB-185
Study First Received: November 26, 2010
Last Updated: November 29, 2010
Health Authority: Taiwan: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by China Medical University Hospital:
Cancer Screening
health service utilization model
quality of health life

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 16, 2014