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Effect of interventions incorporating personalised cancer risk information on intentions and behaviour: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

Overview of attention for article published in BMJ Open, January 2018
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Title
Effect of interventions incorporating personalised cancer risk information on intentions and behaviour: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
Published in
BMJ Open, January 2018
DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017717
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Juliet A Usher-Smith, Barbora Silarova, Stephen J Sharp, Katie Mills, Simon J Griffin

Abstract

To provide a comprehensive review of the impact on intention to change health-related behaviours and health-related behaviours themselves, including screening uptake, of interventions incorporating information about cancer risk targeted at the general adult population. A systematic review and random-effects meta-analysis. An electronic search of MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL and PsycINFO from 1 January 2000 to 1 July 2017. Randomised controlled trials of interventions including provision of a personal estimate of future cancer risk based on two or more non-genetic variables to adults recruited from the general population that include at least one behavioural outcome. We included 19 studies reporting 12 outcomes. There was significant heterogeneity in interventions and outcomes between studies. There is evidence that interventions incorporating personalised cancer risk information do not affect intention to attend or attendance at screening (relative risk 1.00 (0.97-1.03)). There is limited evidence that they increase smoking abstinence, sun protection, adult skin self-examination and breast examination, and decrease intention to tan. However, they do not increase smoking cessation, parental child skin examination or intention to protect skin. No studies assessed changes in diet, alcohol consumption or physical activity. Interventions incorporating personalised cancer risk information do not affect uptake of screening, but there is limited evidence of effect on some health-related behaviours. Further research, ideally including objective measures of behaviour, is needed before cancer risk information is incorporated into routine practice for health promotion in the general population.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 53 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Unspecified 16 30%
Researcher 11 21%
Student > Master 9 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 6%
Other 9 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 20 38%
Medicine and Dentistry 12 23%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 8%
Psychology 3 6%
Other 7 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. 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 21 August 2018.
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#2,552,059
of 13,804,624 outputs
Outputs from BMJ Open
#4,906
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#87,508
of 355,472 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMJ Open
#281
of 597 outputs
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