Innovative Policies for Healthy Aging (IROHLA)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02502292|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 20, 2015
Last Update Posted : April 21, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Health Behavior Attitude to Health Impaired Health||Behavioral: Fotonovela||Not Applicable|
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|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||126 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Sustainable Health Systems Through Health Literacy for Healthy Aging|
|Actual Study Start Date :||July 2015|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||October 2015|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||November 2015|
Experimental: Intervention: Fotonovela
The Photo Novel Intervention is presented to users of four different facilities (sports clubs, senior homes) who are older than 50 years. The researchers welcome scheduled eligible participants, introduce the study and ask them for their consent. Afterwards, the participants are asked to fill in the questionnaire. Then, participants are randomized to one of the four groups and are presented with the photo novel or traditional brochure either as a hard copy brochure or as pdf on a tablet computer (2x2 group design). They are instructed to read the material in their own pace and answer the accompanying questions after each story / tip.and the accompanying questionnaire.
Comparing fotonovela brochure to traditional brochure, as a template communicative behaviors embedded in a picture story where the older people could use before and during primary care consultations with their GP. Relevant communicative behaviors will include 'asking questions', 'expressing lack of or misunderstanding', 'expressing uncertainty', 'expressing preferences and needs' and other relevant communicative behaviors which are based on communication theory / literature and on the output of the focus group discussions.
The researchers will randomly assigned the participants into four groups as described earlier. Mainly to identify the outcomes of the comparison between fotonovela and traditional brochure in both traditional hard-copy and in tablet.
- Health literacy will be assessed by questions in a questionnaire [ Time Frame: 30 minutes ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02502292
|Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH|
|Bremen, Germany, 28759|
|Principal Investigator:||Sonia Lippke, Prof.Dr.||Jacobs University Bremen|
|Principal Investigator:||Ruth Koops van 't Jagt, Msc.||Reichuniversität Groningen/UMCG|