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A randomized controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of a web-based, computer-tailored self-management intervention for people with or at risk for COPD

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, June 2015
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Title
A randomized controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of a web-based, computer-tailored self-management intervention for people with or at risk for COPD
Published in
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, June 2015
DOI 10.2147/copd.s81295
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Viola Voncken-Brewster, Huibert Tange, Hein de Vries, Zsolt Nagykaldi, Bjorn Winkens, Trudy van der Weijden

Abstract

COPD is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality. Self-management interventions are considered important in order to limit the progression of the disease. Computer-tailored interventions could be an effective tool to facilitate self-management. This randomized controlled trial tested the effectiveness of a web-based, computer-tailored COPD self-management intervention on physical activity and smoking behavior. Participants were recruited from an online panel and through primary care practices. Those at risk for or diagnosed with COPD, between 40 and 70 years of age, proficient in Dutch, with access to the Internet, and with basic computer skills (n=1,325), were randomly assigned to either the intervention group (n=662) or control group (n=663). The intervention group received the web-based self-management application, while the control group received no intervention. Participants were not blinded to group assignment. After 6 months, the effect of the intervention was assessed for the primary outcomes, smoking cessation and physical activity, by self-reported 7-day point prevalence abstinence and the International Physical Activity Questionnaire - Short Form. Of the 1,325 participants, 1,071 (80.8%) completed the 6-month follow-up questionnaire. No significant treatment effect was found on either outcome. The application however, was used by only 36% of the participants in the experimental group. A possible explanation for the nonsignificant effect on the primary outcomes, smoking cessation and physical activity, could be the low exposure to the application as engagement with the program has been shown to be crucial for the effectiveness of computer-tailored interventions. (Netherlands Trial Registry number: NTR3421.).

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Unknown 153 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 29 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 25 16%
Researcher 15 10%
Student > Bachelor 15 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 10 6%
Other 28 18%
Unknown 33 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 36 23%
Nursing and Health Professions 30 19%
Social Sciences 11 7%
Psychology 9 6%
Sports and Recreations 7 5%
Other 22 14%
Unknown 40 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 October 2020.
All research outputs
#6,464,013
of 22,950,943 outputs
Outputs from International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
#759
of 2,366 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#76,846
of 267,925 outputs
Outputs of similar age from International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
#14
of 71 outputs
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