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Investigating the Needs of Childhood Cancer Survivors: The Unreported Experience

2014-08-27 03:15:42 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This feasibility study will determine the psychometric adequacy of a newly developed instrument - Needs Assessment Survey of Adult Childhood Cancer Survivors. Additionally the study will explore the feasibility of selected study methods -- sample selection, length of time to complete recruitment, and response rates - in order to inform a larger national periodic survey of adult survivors' health related needs

Description

This study will focus on the following primary and secondary objectives:

1. Examine the construct validity, short-term stability, internal consistency and item-response performance of a health-related needs assessment self-report instrument for adult childhood cancer survivors

2. Inform future sample stratification by oversampling minority and rural-dwelling survivors to enhance the heterogeneity of the respondent pool;

3. Describe the met and unmet health-related needs and their covariates in a large, stratified, random sample of childhood cancer survivors;

4. Evaluate the sample selection methods, length of time to complete recruitment, and response rates in the study sample.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label

Conditions

Childhood Cancer

Intervention

Needs Assessment Survey of Adult Childhood Cancer Survivors

Location

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis
Tennessee
United States
38105

Status

Recruiting

Source

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:42-0400

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