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Dating violence among undergraduates in Western Province: Magnitude, types, associated factors and effectiveness of an intervention in improving knowledge and attitudes towards a healthy dating relationship

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SLCTR Registration Number

SLCTR/2019/019


Date of Registration

14 Jun 2019

The date of last modification

Jun 17, 2019



Application Summary


Scientific Title of Trial

Dating violence among undergraduates in Western Province: Magnitude, types, associated factors and effectiveness of an intervention in improving knowledge and attitudes towards a healthy dating relationship


Public Title of Trial

Effectiveness of an intervention in improving knowledge and attitudes in a dating relationship


Disease or Health Condition(s) Studied

Dating Violence


Scientific Acronym

None


Public Acronym

None


Brief title

Dating violence among undergraduates in the Western province


Universal Trial Number

U1111-1231-5712


Any other number(s) assigned to the trial and issuing authority

EC-15-162: ERC Colombo.


Trial Details


What is the research question being addressed?

Will an intervention be effective in improving the knowledge and attitudes regarding dating violence?


Type of study

Interventional


Study design

Allocation

Non-randomized controlled trial


Masking

Masking not used


Control

Uncontrolled


Assignment

Single


Purpose

Prevention


Study Phase

Not Applicable


Intervention(s) planned

The intervention will be done by a panel including a Consultant psychiatrist, Consultant community physician, Health promotion specialist and a Psychologist. Two half an hour lectures will be done by the psychiatrist and Health promotion specialist each. This will take place at the university premises. There will be four case scenarios discussed for 1.5 - 2 hours. Booklet will be prepared by the same panel with the PI and inputs from the Family Health Bureau.


Inclusion criteria

Second year university students from selected State universities in the Western province who have an established heterosexual relationship of equal to or more than 6 months duration


Exclusion criteria

Second year university students who are clergy



Primary outcome(s)

1.

1.Improvement in participant knowledge on dating violence using a questionnaire developed and validated during the study

[

six months from the intervention

]
2.

2.Improvement of attitudes on dating violence, gender stereotypes and gender roles using a questionnaire developed and validated during the study

[

six months from the intervention

]

Secondary outcome(s)

1.

None

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Not applicable

]

Target number/sample size

250 (125)


Countries of recruitment

Sri Lanka


Anticipated start date

2019-06-15


Anticipated end date

2019-12-15


Date of first enrollment


Date of study completion


Recruitment status

Pending


Funding source

National Research Council, Sri Lanka


Regulatory approvals

Not applicable



State of Ethics Review Approval


Status

Approved


Date of Approval

2015-11-19


Approval number

EC-15-162


Details of Ethics Review Committee

Name: Ethics Review Committee of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo.
Institutional Address:Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
Telephone: +94112 695 300
Email: info@med.cmb.ac.lk

Contact & Sponsor Information


Contact person for Scientific Queries/Principal Investigator

Dr. E.H.K. Fernando
Registrar - Community Medicine
Colombo South Teaching Hospital, Kalubowila
0112763064
0772920407
+940112765505
hasaralifernando@gmail.com

Contact Person for Public Queries

Dr. Pushpa Jayawardena
Former Professor in Public Health
University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya
0112763064
0779400050
+940112765505
pushpaljayawardana@gmail.com


Primary study sponsor/organization

National Research Council
National Research Council
380/97, Bauddhaloka Mw, Colombo 07.
+94112695060
+94112675136
nrc@sltnet.lk
www.nrc.gov.lk

Secondary study sponsor (If any)







Trial Completion details


Do the investigators plan to share identified individual clinical trial participant-level data (IPD)?

No


IPD sharing plan description


Study protocol available

No


Protocol version and date

Not Available


Protocol URL

Not Available


Results summary available

No


Date of posting results


Date of study completion


Final sample size


Date of first publication


Link to results


Brief summary of results