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Attitudes About Blood Donation (KAPsurvey)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02281565
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2014 by Lukasz Szarpak, International Institute of Rescue Research and Education.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : November 3, 2014
Last Update Posted : November 3, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lukasz Szarpak, International Institute of Rescue Research and Education

Brief Summary:
The study evaluates the knowledge, attitude and practice about blood donation among medical students and medical staff in Poland.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Blood Donation Behavioral: survey

Detailed Description:

In Poland, the blood gives an average of 31 people per 1.000 inhabitants, while in Western Europe the rate was twice as high.

In the study the investigators are examining how medical students and medical staff feel about the issues of blood donation, especially: blood shortage.

The investigators are planning to focus on the following specific questions:

What is the level of knowledge about blood donation among participants? What are the sociodemographic, sociocultural and socioeconomic characteristics of blood donors and non-blood donors among medical staff and medical students? Evidence on the role of financial and other incentives in eliciting blood donation.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 300 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Knowledge, Attitude and Practice About Blood Donation Among Medical Students and Medical Staff
Study Start Date : October 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2014

Intervention Details:
  • Behavioral: survey
    Survey about Knowledge, Attitude and Practice About Blood Donation


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of participants who approve prosocial motivation to blood donation [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Percentage of healthcare workers and medical students with appropriate attitude assessed by 10- items questionnaire about perception towards financial and other incentives in eliciting blood donation. For each correct answer participant receive 1 point (0-1 point scale).


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Results of the Medical Knowledge Tool (Questionnaire) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Percentage of healthcare workers and medical students with appropriate knowledge assessed by 10- items questionnaire about basic information about blood donation standards and registry. For each correct answer participant receive 1 point (0-1 point scale).

  2. Results of the Practice Tool (Questionnaire) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Percentage of healthcare workers and medical students with appropriate practice assessed by 10- items questionnaire about basic information about practice with blood donation (prohibited and unethical practices). For each correct answer participant receive 1 point (0-1 point scale).



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Medical staff: medical doctors, nurses, paramedics Medical students: PhD students, medicine students, nursing and paramedics studies
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Give voluntary consent to participate in the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • not meet the above criteria

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02281565


Contacts
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Contact: Lukasz Czyzewski, MSc +48696457655 czyzewski_lukasz@wp.pl

Locations
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Poland
International Institute of Rescue Research and Education Recruiting
Warsaw, Masovia, Poland, 03-122
Contact: Lukasz Szarpak    (+48)500186225    lukasz.szarpak@gmail.com   
Principal Investigator: Lukasz Szarpak         
Sub-Investigator: Andrzej Kurowski, PhD, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Lukasz Czyżewski         
Sponsors and Collaborators
International Institute of Rescue Research and Education
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Responsible Party: Lukasz Szarpak, International Institute of Rescue Research and Education
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02281565    
Other Study ID Numbers: Blood_donation2014
First Posted: November 3, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 3, 2014
Last Verified: October 2014
Keywords provided by Lukasz Szarpak, International Institute of Rescue Research and Education:
attitudes
blood donation
blood shortage