Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
30/12/2005
Date assigned
25/01/2006
Last edited
14/08/2009
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Ross Upshur

ORCID ID

Contact details

2075 Bayview Avenue
Room E3-49
Toronto
ON
M4N 3M5
Canada
+1 416 480 4753
ross.upshur@sw.ca

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Primary goal: to investigate the attitudes of practicing family physicians toward residency research education
Secondary goal: to assess the effect of survey paper colour on overall response rate

Ethics approval

Approved by Research Ethics Board at Sunnybrook (Canada) and by Women's College Health Sciences Centre (Canada) on November 7, 2005 (Protocol #447-2005)

Study design

Postal survey

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Cross-section survey

Trial setting

GP practices

Trial type

Other

Patient information sheet

Condition

Research education during family medicine residency

Intervention

Randomly varied the colour on which the survey questionnaire was printed (five colours)

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Attitudes of practicing family physicians toward research education during family medicine residency

Secondary outcome measures

Survey response rate

Overall trial start date

01/01/2006

Overall trial end date

31/12/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Practicing Canadian family physician
2. Certified by College of Family Physicians of Canada
3. English as first language

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

500

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Registered as emergency room physician
2. French as first language

Recruitment start date

01/01/2006

Recruitment end date

31/12/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Canada

Trial participating centre

2075 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5
Canada

Sponsor information

Organisation

Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre (Canada)

Sponsor details

2075 Bayview Avenue
Room E3-49
Toronto
ON
M4N 3M5
Canada
+1 416 480 4753
ross.upshur@sw.ca

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

Funders

Funder type

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre (Canada)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2008 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18337536

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Leahy N, Sheps J, Tracy CS, Nie JX, Moineddin R, Upshur RE, Family physicians' attitudes toward education in research skills during residency: findings from a national mailed survey., Can Fam Physician, 2008, 54, 3, 413-414.

Additional files

Editorial Notes