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Effects of a pain self-management intervention combining written and video elements on health-related quality of life among people with different levels of education.

Stalker C, Elander J - J Pain Res (2015)

Bottom Line: Analysis of covariance was used to compare health outcomes between randomized groups at follow-up, using the baseline measures as covariates, with stratified analyses for groups with different levels of education.The DVD significantly improved mental health-related quality of life among those with only high school education.Video material could therefore supplement written information to increase its impact on groups with less education, and combined interventions of this type could help to achieve health benefits for disadvantaged groups who are most in need of intervention.

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Affiliation: Centre for Psychological Research, Department of Life Sciences, University of Derby, Derby, UK.

ABSTRACT
Combining written and video material could increase the impact of health education for people with less education, but more evidence is needed about the impact of combined materials in different formats, especially in the context of chronic pain self-management. This study tested the impact of combining written information about self-managing chronic joint pain, which used language at a high reading level, with a DVD containing narrative video material presented directly by patients, using language at a lower reading level. Physical and mental health-related quality of life (36-Item Short Form Health Survey) was measured among 107 men with hemophilia before and 6 months after being randomly assigned to receive an information booklet alone or the booklet plus the DVD. Analysis of covariance was used to compare health outcomes between randomized groups at follow-up, using the baseline measures as covariates, with stratified analyses for groups with different levels of education. The DVD significantly improved mental health-related quality of life among those with only high school education. Video material could therefore supplement written information to increase its impact on groups with less education, and combined interventions of this type could help to achieve health benefits for disadvantaged groups who are most in need of intervention.

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Changes in mental quality of life among participants with different levels of education.Note: For participants with further and higher education, booklet and booklet-plus-DVD groups are combined for simplicity because they did not differ significantly.
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Mentions: The DVD effect on mental quality of life among those with high school-only education is illustrated in Figure 2. This shows that for individuals with only high school education, mental quality of life was similar at baseline for those who received only the booklet and those who received the booklet plus DVD, but diverged at follow-up, with higher levels among those who received the DVD. To put the effect of the DVD among those with less education into context, the dotted lines in Figure 2 also show the mean values for individuals with further and higher education (booklet and booklet-plus-DVD groups are combined for simplicity because they did not differ significantly). These show that whereas all of those with only high school education started the trial with lower mental health-related quality of life than the other two groups, those who received the booklet plus DVD achieved a follow-up level of mental quality of life that approximated those with further and higher education.


Effects of a pain self-management intervention combining written and video elements on health-related quality of life among people with different levels of education.

Stalker C, Elander J - J Pain Res (2015)

Changes in mental quality of life among participants with different levels of education.Note: For participants with further and higher education, booklet and booklet-plus-DVD groups are combined for simplicity because they did not differ significantly.
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f2-jpr-8-581: Changes in mental quality of life among participants with different levels of education.Note: For participants with further and higher education, booklet and booklet-plus-DVD groups are combined for simplicity because they did not differ significantly.
Mentions: The DVD effect on mental quality of life among those with high school-only education is illustrated in Figure 2. This shows that for individuals with only high school education, mental quality of life was similar at baseline for those who received only the booklet and those who received the booklet plus DVD, but diverged at follow-up, with higher levels among those who received the DVD. To put the effect of the DVD among those with less education into context, the dotted lines in Figure 2 also show the mean values for individuals with further and higher education (booklet and booklet-plus-DVD groups are combined for simplicity because they did not differ significantly). These show that whereas all of those with only high school education started the trial with lower mental health-related quality of life than the other two groups, those who received the booklet plus DVD achieved a follow-up level of mental quality of life that approximated those with further and higher education.

Bottom Line: Analysis of covariance was used to compare health outcomes between randomized groups at follow-up, using the baseline measures as covariates, with stratified analyses for groups with different levels of education.The DVD significantly improved mental health-related quality of life among those with only high school education.Video material could therefore supplement written information to increase its impact on groups with less education, and combined interventions of this type could help to achieve health benefits for disadvantaged groups who are most in need of intervention.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Centre for Psychological Research, Department of Life Sciences, University of Derby, Derby, UK.

ABSTRACT
Combining written and video material could increase the impact of health education for people with less education, but more evidence is needed about the impact of combined materials in different formats, especially in the context of chronic pain self-management. This study tested the impact of combining written information about self-managing chronic joint pain, which used language at a high reading level, with a DVD containing narrative video material presented directly by patients, using language at a lower reading level. Physical and mental health-related quality of life (36-Item Short Form Health Survey) was measured among 107 men with hemophilia before and 6 months after being randomly assigned to receive an information booklet alone or the booklet plus the DVD. Analysis of covariance was used to compare health outcomes between randomized groups at follow-up, using the baseline measures as covariates, with stratified analyses for groups with different levels of education. The DVD significantly improved mental health-related quality of life among those with only high school education. Video material could therefore supplement written information to increase its impact on groups with less education, and combined interventions of this type could help to achieve health benefits for disadvantaged groups who are most in need of intervention.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus