Condition category
Cancer
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
22/05/2012
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 Paola Dey

ORCID ID

Contact details

Centre for Cancer Epidemiology
Manchester
M20 4QL
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Other

Trial type

Prevention

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Skin cancer

Intervention

1. Health education leaflets in seat pockets
2. No leaflet

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/08/1993

Overall trial end date

31/08/1994

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Holiday makers travelling from Manchester airport during August 1993

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Other

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

155 flights (21611 questionnaires distributed, 14956 returned, 12385 evaluable)

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not meet inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/08/1993

Recruitment end date

31/08/1994

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Centre for Cancer Epidemiology
Manchester
M20 4QL
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

NHS R&D Regional Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Executive North West (UK)

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

1995 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7580663

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Dey P, Collins S, Will S, Woodman CB, Randomised controlled trial assessing effectiveness of health education leaflets in reducing incidence of sunburn., BMJ, 1995, 311, 7012, 1062-1063.

Additional files

Editorial Notes