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Do health behaviours change after colonoscopy? A prospective cohort study on diet, alcohol, physical activity and smoking among patients and their partners.

Hubbard, Gill; Brown, Alistair; Campbell, Anna; Campbell, Neil; Diament, Bob; Fielding, Shona; Forbat, Liz; Masson, Lindsey F; O'Carroll, Ronan; Stein, Kevin; Morrison, David S.

Authors

Gill Hubbard

Alistair Brown

Anna Campbell

Neil Campbell

Bob Diament

Shona Fielding

Liz Forbat

Ronan O'Carroll

Kevin Stein

David S. Morrison



Abstract

Objectives: To describe diet, alcohol, physical activity and tobacco use prospectively, that is, before and 10 months after colonoscopy for patients and their partners. Design: Prospective cohort study of health behaviour change in patients and partners. Comparison groups are patients receiving a normal result notification (NRN) versus patients receiving an abnormal result notification (ARN). Patients and partners (controls) are also compared. Setting: 5 Scottish hospitals. Participants: Of 5798 colonoscopy registrations, 2577 (44%) patients met the eligibility criteria of whom 565 (22%) were recruited; 460 partners were also recruited. Measures: International Physical Activity Questionnaire, Scottish Collaborative Group Food Frequency Questionnaire (includes alcohol), smoking status, sociodemographic characteristics, body mass index, medical conditions, colonoscopy result, Multidimensional Health Locus of Control Scale, behaviour-specific self-efficacy scales. Results: 57% of patients were men, with a mean age of 60.8 years (SE 0.5) and 43% were from more affluent areas. 72% (n=387) of patients received an ARN and 28% (n=149) received an NRN. Response rate of the second questionnaire was 68.9%. Overall, 27% of patients consumed

Citation

HUBBARD, G., BROWN, A., CAMPBELL, A., CAMPBELL, N., DIAMENT, B., FIELDING, S., FORBAT, L., MASSON, L.F., O’CARROLL, R., STEIN, K. and MORRISON, D.S. 2014. Do health behaviours change after colonoscopy? A prospective cohort study on diet, alcohol, physical activity and smoking among patients and their partners. BMJ open [online], 4(1), article ID e003706. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003706

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Nov 4, 2013
Online Publication Date Jan 14, 2014
Publication Date Jan 31, 2014
Deposit Date Feb 10, 2020
Publicly Available Date Feb 10, 2020
Journal BMJ Open
Electronic ISSN 2044-6055
Publisher BMJ Publishing Group
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 4
Issue 1
Article Number e003706
DOI https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003706
Keywords Colonscopy; Beneficial behaviours; Diet; Alcohol; Physical activity; Tobacco; Motivation
Public URL https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/828429

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