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dc.contributor.authorHenriksen, Lena
dc.contributor.authorFlaathen, Eva Marie
dc.contributor.authorAngelshaug, Jeanette
dc.contributor.authorGarnweidner-Holme, Lisa
dc.contributor.authorSmåstuen, Milada Cvancarova
dc.contributor.authorNoll, Josef
dc.contributor.authorTaft, Angela
dc.contributor.authorSchei, Berit
dc.contributor.authorLukasse, Mirjam
dc.date.accessioned2019-07-11T10:22:17Z
dc.date.accessioned2019-09-10T08:13:10Z
dc.date.available2019-07-11T10:22:17Z
dc.date.available2019-09-10T08:13:10Z
dc.date.issued2019-04-30
dc.identifier.citationHenriksen L, Flaathen EM, Angelshaug J, Garnweidner-Holme LMG, Småstuen MC, Noll J, Taft, Schei B, Lukasse M. The Safe Pregnancy study - promoting safety behaviours in antenatal care among Norwegian, Pakistani and Somali pregnant women: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2019en
dc.identifier.issn1471-2458
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10642/7509
dc.description.abstractBackground: Intimate partner violence (IPV) around the time of pregnancy is a recognized global health problem with damaging consequences. However, little is known about the effect of violence assessment and intervention during pregnancy. We hypothesise that routine enquiry about IPV during pregnancy, in combination with information about IPV and safety behaviours, has the potential to increase the use of these behaviours and prevent and reduce IPV. Methods: The Safe Pregnancy study is a randomised controlled trial (RCT) to test the effectiveness of a tablet-based intervention to promote safety behaviours among pregnant women. Midwives include women who attend routine antenatal care. The intervention consists of a screening questionnaire for violence and information about violence and safety behaviours through a short video shown on a tablet. The materials are available in different languages to ensure participation of Norwegian, Urdu, Somali and English-speaking women. Eligible women answer baseline questions on the tablet including the Abuse Assessment Scale (AAS). Women who screen positive on the AAS will be randomized to an intervention video that contains information about violence and safety behaviours and women in the control group to a video with general information about a healthy and a safe pregnancy. All women receive information about referral resources. Follow up will be at three months post-partum, when the woman attends the maternal and child health centre (MCHC) for the baby’s check-up. Outcome measures are: Use of safety behaviours and quality of life (primary outcomes), prevalence of violence, mental health measures and birth outcomes (secondary outcomes). Intention to treat analysis will be performed. Discussion: The project will provide evidence on whether enquiry about violence and a short video intervention on a tablet is effective and feasible to prevent or reduce harm from IPV among women who attend antenatal care. Trial registration: This study is registered in ClinicalTrials.gov. Identifier: NCT03397277 (Registered 11th January 2018).en
dc.description.sponsorshipThis study is funded by the Research Council of Norwegian Grant nr: 260355. Lena Henriksen is funded by Extrastiftelsen grant nr. 2016/FO76041.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherBMC (part of Springer Nature)en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBMC Public Health;19, Article number: 724 (2019)
dc.rightsThis article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made.en
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.subjectIntimate partner violenceen
dc.subjectAntenatal careen
dc.subjectTabletsen
dc.subjectTechnologiesen
dc.subjectPregnancyen
dc.titleThe Safe Pregnancy study - promoting safety behaviours in antenatal care among Norwegian, Pakistani and Somali pregnant women: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trialen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.typePeer revieweden
dc.date.updated2019-07-11T10:22:17Z
dc.description.versionpublishedVersionen
dc.identifier.doihttps://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6922-y
dc.identifier.cristinID1711249
dc.source.issn1471-2458
dc.relation.journalBMC Public Health


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