Protocol summary

Summary
Objective: To determine the effect a SMS based education intervention based on Protection Motivation Theory (PMT) variables in increasing preventive behaviors of skin cancer among seafarers. Design and setting: This quasi-experimental study will be conducted in Ganaveh Port, Ganaveh, Iran in 2016. Information (data) will be collected by a questionnaire for assessing demographic factors, PMT variables and preventive behaviors of skin cancer before and one month after the conducted intervention via SMS. Participants: The study sample including 132 seafarers with no history of skin cancer will be assigned either to the intervention (n=66) or the control groups (n=66). Intervention: According to pre-test results, messages will be designed and pretested. Developed messages will be send to seafarers in the intervention group. Main outcome measures: Data will be analysed for determine the effectiveness of developed intervention in adopting preventive behaviors of skin cancer among seafarers.

General information

Acronym
IRCT registration information
IRCT registration number: IRCT201604257132N14
Registration date: 2016-07-16, 1395/04/26
Registration timing: prospective

Last update:
Update count: 0
Registration date
2016-07-16, 1395/04/26
Registrant information
Name
Tahereh Dehdari
Name of organization / entity
Iran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
Country
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Phone
+98 2188779118263
Email address
t-dehdari@tums.ac.ir
Recruitment status
Recruitment complete
Funding source
Vice chancellor for research, Iran University of Medical Sciences
Expected recruitment start date
2016-08-22, 1395/06/01
Expected recruitment end date
2017-02-19, 1395/12/01
Actual recruitment start date
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Actual recruitment end date
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Trial completion date
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Scientific title
The effect of SMS based- education intervention based Protection Motivation Theory variables in increasing preventive behaviors of skin cancer among seafarers.
Public title
The effect of SMS based- education intervention in increasing preventive behaviors of skin cancer among seafarers.
Purpose
Prevention
Inclusion/Exclusion criteria
Main inclusion criteria: No history of skin cancer. Main exclusion criteria:There is no exclusion criteria.
Age
No age limit
Gender
Male
Phase
2-3
Groups that have been masked
No information
Sample size
Target sample size: 132
Randomization (investigator's opinion)
Randomized
Randomization description
Blinding (investigator's opinion)
Not blinded
Blinding description
Placebo
Not used
Assignment
Parallel
Other design features

Secondary Ids

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Ethics committees

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Ethics committee
Name of ethics committee
Ethics Committee of Iran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
Street address
Iran University of Medical Sciences, Shahid Hemmat Highway
City
Tehran
Postal code
Approval date
2016-05-29, 1395/03/09
Ethics committee reference number
IR.IUMS.REC.1395.28113

Health conditions studied

1

Description of health condition studied
Skin cancer
ICD-10 code
C44.9
ICD-10 code description
Malignant neoplasm of skin, unspecified

Primary outcomes

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Description
Preventive behaviors of skin cancer
Timepoint
update One month after the intervention
Method of measurement
Developed questionnaire by Bonyadi et al. for assessing protection motivation theory variables in terms of skin cancer

Secondary outcomes

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Intervention groups

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Description
Control group: No intervention
Category
Prevention

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Description
Intervention group: Performing a SMS-based educational intervention. Approximately 20-30 massages based Protection Motivation Theory will be designed and sent to participants in the intervention group during 4 weeks.
Category
Prevention

Recruitment centers

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Recruitment center
Name of recruitment center
Genaveh Port
Full name of responsible person
Jamshed Mosaee
Street address
Genaveh Port, Ghadir Khom Blvd
City
Genaveh

Sponsors / Funding sources

1

Sponsor
Name of organization / entity
Vice Chancellor for Research, Iran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
Full name of responsible person
Dr. Morteza Naserbakht
Street address
Iran University of Medical Sciences, Shahid Hemmat Highway
City
Tehran
Grant name
Grant code / Reference number
Is the source of funding the same sponsor organization/entity?
Yes
Title of funding source
Vice Chancellor for Research, Iran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
Proportion provided by this source
100
Public or private sector
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Domestic or foreign origin
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Category of foreign source of funding
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Country of origin
Type of organization providing the funding
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Person responsible for general inquiries

Contact
Name of organization / entity
Iran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
Full name of responsible person
Tahereh Dehdari
Position
Ph.D in Health Education
Other areas of specialty/work
Street address
Iran University of Medical Sciences, Shahid Hemmat Highway
City
Tehran
Postal code
Phone
+98 21 8670 4625
Fax
Email
dehdarit@yahoo.com
Web page address

Person responsible for scientific inquiries

Contact
Name of organization / entity
Iran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
Full name of responsible person
Esmat Heydari
Position
Ph.D Candidate in Health Education & Health Promotion
Other areas of specialty/work
Street address
Iran University of Medical Sciences, Shahid Hemmat Highway
City
Tehran
Postal code
Phone
+98 21 8670 4625
Fax
Email
esmat.h.5@gmail.com
Web page address

Person responsible for updating data

Contact
Name of organization / entity
Iran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
Full name of responsible person
Tahereh Dehdari
Position
Ph.D in Health Education
Other areas of specialty/work
Street address
Iran University of Medical Sciences, Shahid Hemmat Highway
City
Tehran
Postal code
Phone
+98 21 8670 4625
Fax
Email
dehdarit@yahoo.com
Web page address

Sharing plan

Deidentified Individual Participant Data Set (IPD)
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Study Protocol
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Statistical Analysis Plan
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Informed Consent Form
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Clinical Study Report
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Analytic Code
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Data Dictionary
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