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Effectiveness of Peer Educators on the uptake of mobile x-ray tuberculosis screening at homeless hostels: a cluster randomised controlled trial

Aldridge, R; (2015) Effectiveness of Peer Educators on the uptake of mobile x-ray tuberculosis screening at homeless hostels: a cluster randomised controlled trial. [Dataset]. UCL Institute for Health Informatics: London, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

This cluster randomised controlled trial was undertaken to compare current practice for encouraging homeless people to be screened for tuberculosis on a mobile digital X-ray unit in London, UK, with the additional use of volunteer peer educators who have direct experience of tuberculosis, homelessness, or both. Data are on 46 hostels took part in the study. At these sites there were a total of 2342 residents eligible for screening. Data are only provided about the 46 hostels and there are no individual participant data. The study took place between February 2012 and October 2013 at homeless hostels in London, UK.

Type: Dataset
Title: Effectiveness of Peer Educators on the uptake of mobile x-ray tuberculosis screening at homeless hostels: a cluster randomised controlled trial
Location: London
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.14324/000.ds.1470574
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.14324/000.ds.1470574
Language: English
Additional information: National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under its Programme Grants for Applied Research Programme RP-PG-0407-10340; First author for the study RWA is funded by a Wellcome Trust research training fellowship. 097980/Z/11/Z
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Div of Infection and Immunity
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Div of Medicine
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Div of Medicine > Respiratory Medicine
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health > Epidemiology and Public Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Health Informatics
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1470574
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