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A Trial of Group Versus Individual Family Planning Counseling in Ghana

Information source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
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Condition(s) targeted: Contraception

Intervention: group family planning counseling (Behavioral); Individual family planning counseling (Behavioral)

Phase: Phase 3

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


This study uses a randomized, noninferiority design to determine whether group family planning counseling is as effective as individual family planning counseling among gynecological patients with unmet need at two teaching hospitals in Ghana.

Clinical Details

Official title: A Randomized Trial of Group vs. Individual Family Planning Counseling in Ghana

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Primary outcome: Contraceptive Intention

Secondary outcome: Modern contraceptive method knowledge


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Female.


Inclusion Criteria:

- 18 years of age and older

- fertile

- desires to delay pregnancy for at least 12 months

Exclusion Criteria:


Locations and Contacts

Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ashanti, Ghana

Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, United States

Additional Information

Starting date: June 2008
Last updated: December 23, 2008

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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