Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
09/01/2006
Date assigned
09/01/2006
Last edited
18/09/2008
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 T. Smeets

ORCID ID

Contact details

University Maastricht
GVO
P.O. Box 616
Maastricht
6200 MD
Netherlands
+31 (0)43 3882194
t.smeets@gvo.unimaas.nl

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

ALOM

Study hypothesis

To examine the effectiveness of a computer-tailored intervention on nutrition, smoking and exercise habits, and to test potential moderators of the effectiveness (body mass index [BMI], age, socio-economic status [SES], gender, motivation, and the number of behaviours for which respondents met the recommendations from national guidelines).

Ethics approval

Ethics approval received from the local medical ethics committee

Study design

Randomised active controlled parallel group trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Quality of life

Patient information sheet

Condition

Nutrition, smoking and exercise habits

Intervention

One experimental group which received three tailored information letters with intervals of three months. One control condition which received three general information letters with intervals of three months.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Behaviour change measured with four written questionnaires.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

16/10/2000

Overall trial end date

30/11/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Adults between 18 and 65 years

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

2827

Participant exclusion criteria

Adults not in the age range 18 - 65 years

Recruitment start date

16/10/2000

Recruitment end date

30/11/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Netherlands

Trial participating centre

University Maastricht
Maastricht
6200 MD
Netherlands

Sponsor information

Organisation

University Maastricht (UM) (The Netherlands)

Sponsor details

P.O. Box 616
Maastricht
6200 MD
Netherlands

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

http://www.unimaas.nl

Funders

Funder type

Research organisation

Funder name

The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw) (The Netherlands)

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

Results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17447863

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Smeets T, Kremers SP, Brug J, de Vries H, Effects of tailored feedback on multiple health behaviors., Ann Behav Med, 2007, 33, 2, 117-123, doi: 10.1080/08836610701307801.

Additional files

Editorial Notes