Condition category
Injury, Occupational Diseases, Poisoning
Date applied
28/01/2008
Date assigned
06/02/2008
Last edited
28/05/2013
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

Prof Ronan Lyons

ORCID ID

Contact details

Centre for Health Information
Research and Evaluation (CHIRAL)
School of Medicine
Swansea University
Singleton Park
Swansea
SA2 8PP
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1792 513485
r.a.lyons@swansea.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

001009

Study information

Scientific title

A cluster randomised controlled trial to reduce pedestrian injuries in deprived communities

Acronym

AIAS

Study hypothesis

To determine whether providing an information package, tailored to local areas, influences local politicians to take action to reduce pedestrian injury risk in the areas they represent.

Ethics approval

Ethics approval received from the Research Ethics Committee of the School of Medicine, Swansea University on the 26th September 2005.

Study design

Interventional randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Other

Trial type

Prevention

Patient information sheet

Condition

Pedestrian injuries

Intervention

Intervention Group:
Targeted information on location of pedestrian injuries and effective interventions to prevent such injuries.

Control Group:
General information on children's injuries.

Both trial arms have duration of 27 months from issuing of intervention and control packs in October - November 2005 to follow up in January 2008.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Number of road safety interventions (traffic calming features, road safety education, 20 mph zones and safe routes to school) in intervention and control areas 25 months post-randomisation.

Secondary outcome measures

Councillors’ interest in road safety and self-efficacy in intervening to prevent pedestrian injury in their wards.

Overall trial start date

01/01/2005

Overall trial end date

31/03/2008

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Elected politicians (councillors) representing electoral wards
2. Either sex, aged 18+ years

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

615

Participant exclusion criteria

No exclusion criteria.

Recruitment start date

01/01/2005

Recruitment end date

31/03/2008

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Centre for Health Information, Research and Evaluation (CHIRAL)
Swansea
SA2 8PP
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

c/o Christine McGuire
Research and Development
Room 716
Wellington House
133-135 Waterloo Road
London
SE1 8UG
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7972 4527
Christine.McGuire@dh.gsi.gov.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/index.htm

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Department of Health (UK) (ref: 001009) - Policy Research Programme

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

1. 2008 protocol in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18388222
2. 2013 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23577088

Publication citations

  1. Protocol

    Lyons RA, Towner E, Christie N, Kendrick D, Jones SJ, Hayes M, Kimberlee R, Sarvotham T, Macey S, Brussoni M, Sleney J, Coupland C, Phillips C, The advocacy in action study a cluster randomized controlled trial to reduce pedestrian injuries in deprived communities., Inj. Prev., 2008, 14, 2, e1, doi: 10.1136/ip.2007.017632.

  2. Results

    Lyons RA, Kendrick D, Towner EM, Coupland C, Hayes M, Christie N, Sleney J, Jones S, Kimberlee R, Rodgers SE, Turner S, Brussoni M, Vinogradova Y, Sarvotham T, Macey S, The advocacy for pedestrian safety study: cluster randomised trial evaluating a political advocacy approach to reduce pedestrian injuries in deprived communities., PLoS ONE, 2013, 8, 4, e60158, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060158.

Additional files

Editorial Notes