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Trial registered on ANZCTR


Registration number
ACTRN12608000283370
Ethics application status
Not yet submitted
Date submitted
29/05/2008
Date registered
2/06/2008
Date last updated
2/06/2008
Type of registration
Prospectively registered

Titles & IDs
Public title
Acne Education: Designing and developing resources relevant to acne sufferers today; and investigating the level of acne knowledge amongst medical and pharmacy students.
Scientific title
A study of acne knowledge in the general and medical/pharmacy student communities with the outcome of being able to better target and design acne information resources.
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Acne 3205 0
Condition category
Condition code
Skin 3369 3369 0 0
Dermatological conditions

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Observational
Patient registry
Target follow-up duration
Target follow-up type
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
This study will survey populations to determine the existing level of knowledge about acne with a view to developing relevant patient resources. The surveys will be available for completion over a period of approximately four months (June-October 2008), although each participant will only be required to complete the survey once.
Intervention code [1] 2944 0
Not applicable
Comparator / control treatment
Not applicable, no intervention.
Control group
Uncontrolled

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 4259 0
To profile the demographics and level of acne knowledge of persons seeking acne information on a specified website.
Timepoint [1] 4259 0
Data collection completed by September 2008
Primary outcome [2] 4260 0
To profile the level of acne knowledge amongst medical and pharmacy students at Australian universities
Timepoint [2] 4260 0
Data collection completed by October 2008
Secondary outcome [1] 7191 0
Analyse data from website survey to allow targeting and planning of an effective acne information resource for the general public
Timepoint [1] 7191 0
Data analysis complete by end October 2008

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
Persons of any age and sex who EITHER:
- Access the 'All About Acne' website and click the link to the survey
OR
- Are enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate Medicine or Pharmacy degree whose university agrees to distribute invitations to participate in the study; and who access the link contained in this invitation.
Minimum age
No limit
Maximum age
No limit
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
Yes
Key exclusion criteria
Incomplete survey by participant.

Study design
Purpose
Screening
Duration
Cross-sectional
Selection
Random sample
Timing
Both
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Not yet recruiting
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)

Funding & Sponsors
Funding source category [1] 3438 0
Hospital
Name [1] 3438 0
Liverpool Hospital (as part of routine work)
Address [1] 3438 0
Department of Dermatology
45-47 Goulburn St
Liverpool NSW
(Mail to: Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool NSW 1871)
Country [1] 3438 0
Australia
Primary sponsor type
Charities/Societies/Foundations
Name
All About Acne resource (All ABout Acne will support this project for funds for technology however, all people hours worked are for free)
Address
Harrison Howard & Co
Lvl 9
36-38 Clarence St
Sydney NSW 2000
Country
Australia
Secondary sponsor category [1] 3080 0
None
Name [1] 3080 0
Address [1] 3080 0
Country [1] 3080 0

Ethics approval
Ethics application status
Not yet submitted
Ethics committee name [1] 5462 0
Ethics committee address [1] 5462 0
Ethics committee country [1] 5462 0
Date submitted for ethics approval [1] 5462 0
04/06/2008
Approval date [1] 5462 0
Ethics approval number [1] 5462 0

Summary
Brief summary
Trial website
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
Name 28628 0
Address 28628 0
Country 28628 0
Phone 28628 0
Fax 28628 0
Email 28628 0
Contact person for public queries
Name 11785 0
Alisa Pollack
Address 11785 0
Liverpool Hospital
Department of Dermatology (UNSW Clinical School)
45-47 Goulburn St
Liverpool NSW
(Mail to: Locked Bay 7103, Liverpool NSW 1871)
Country 11785 0
Australia
Phone 11785 0
0405 749 492
Fax 11785 0
Email 11785 0
alisa.pollack@student.unsw.edu.au (cc: teresa.sein@sswahs.nsw.gov.au)
Contact person for scientific queries
Name 2713 0
Alisa Pollack
Address 2713 0
Liverpool Hospital
Department of Dermatology (UNSW Clinical School)
45-47 Goulburn St
Liverpool NSW
(Mail to: Locked Bay 7103, Liverpool NSW 1871)
Country 2713 0
Australia
Phone 2713 0
0405 749 492
Fax 2713 0
Email 2713 0
alisa.pollack@student.unsw.edu.au (cc: teresa.sein@sswahs.nsw.gov.au)

No information has been provided regarding IPD availability
Summary results
No Results