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A Call-Recall System to Increase Attendance at Screening for Cervical Cancer among Non-Compliance Female School Teachers in Kuala Lumpur, 2010: A Community Trial Study
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IRCT registration number : Irct registration number : IRCT201103186088N1
Date registered : April 16, 2011
Registration timing : Retrospective registration
   
Recruitment status : Recruitment complete
Expected recruitment start date : 2010-01-26
Expected recruitment end date : 2010-11-26
   
Scientific title : A Call-Recall System to Increase Attendance at Screening for Cervical Cancer among Non-Compliance Female School Teachers in Kuala Lumpur, 2010: A Community Trial Study
Summary :

Is a community trial study, conducted at 40 selected secondary schools in Federal Territory in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia among 403 female school teachers. Cluster randomization was used to allocate schools either as intervention or control group. In tervention group has 20 schools with 201 participants and control group has 20 schools with 202 participants. Intervention group received invitation letter with information pamphlet on cervical cancer and Pap smear screening test and after weeks they were given telephone reminder with short description on Pap smear screening test. Whereas control group received usual care where they are not received invitation or reminders.

   
Purpose : Prevention
Inclusion/exclusion criteria : Inclusion criteria: female aged 20 years and above, has or had been sexually active, ever had Pap test more than three years ago (2007-2009) or never had Pap test at all, and consented to involve in the research. Exclusion criteria: pregnant mother, had hysterectomy or has been diagnosed as cervical cancer and abnormal Pap smear.
Minimum age : Year: 20         
Maximum age : Year: 65         
Gender : female
   
Health condition table is empty1 : Cervical cancer screening
Condition studied : C53.0
Condition ICD-10 code : Malignant neoplasm of cervix uteri
   
Intervention/Control1 Intervention is call-recall system which includes call letter with information pamphlet on cervical cancer and Pap smear screening test and telephone reminder with short description on Pap smear screening test.Control is usual care which includes opportunistic cervical screening program where they not received invitation and reminders.
Intervention category Other interventions
   
Primary outcome measure1: Pap smear uptake
Primary outcome time point 1st November 2010
Primary outcome method of measurement Self-administered questionnaire
   
Secondary outcome measure 1 : Nil
Secondary outcome time point Nil
Secondary outcome method of measurement Nil
Trial phase : N/A
Target sample size : 403
Randomization : randomized
Blinding : Not blinded
Placebo : not used
Assignment : Parallel
Other design features :
   
Centre name 1 National secondary schools in Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Country Malaysia
Contact details : Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur





   
Ethics committee name 1 University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) Research and Ethic Committee, Ministry of Health of Malaysia, and Ministry of Education of Malaysia
Date approved 2009-04-22
Reference number 715.14 and NMRR-09-392-4094
Contact details : University of Malaya Medical Centre, Lembah Pantai, 59100, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
59100
   
Sponsor 1 Postgraduate Research Grant University of Malaya, Malaysia
Contact person's name Miss Aiza Zilla
Contact details : Unit Pengurusan Geran Penyelidikan, Institut Pengurusan dan Pemantauan Penyelidikan, A205 Bangunan IPS, Universiti Malaya, 50603 Kualal Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
50603
603 79674522

603 79674648
ketua_upd_ippp@um.edu.my
http://www.ippp.um.edu.my
   
Person responsible for general inquiries
Dr Fauziah Abdullah
Affiliated Organization name University of Malaya
Position/degree MB. BCh. BAO. BMedSc (Ireland). MPH (Malaysia)
Contact details : Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
50603
603 61413751
abdullah_fauziah@yahoo.com
   
Person responsible for scientific inquiries
Dr Fauziah Abdullah
Affiliated Organization name University of Malaya
Position / degree MB. BCh. BAO. BMedSc. (Ireland) MPH (Malaysia)
Contact details : Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
50603
603 61413751
abdullah_fauziah@yahoo.com
   
Person responsible for updating data
Dr Fauziah Abdullah
Affiliated Organization name University of Malaya
Position / degree MB. BCh. BAO. BMedSc (Ireland) MPH (Malaysia)
Contact details : Malaysia
   
Registered by : Fauziah  Abdullah
University Malaya
Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603, Kual
Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
Phone: +604 61413751 or +603 79677528
Fax: +603 79674975
fauziah@perdana.um.edu.my