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Maximising follow-up participation rates in a large scale 45 and Up Study in Australia

Bauman, Adrian; Phongsavan, Philayrath; Cowle, Alison; Banks, Emily; Jorm, Louisa; Rogers, Kris; Jalaludin, Bin; Grunseit, Anne


BACKGROUND: The issue of poor response rates to population surveys has existed for some decades, but few studies have explored methods to improve the response rate in follow-up population cohort studies. METHODS: A sample of 100,000 adults from the 45 and Up Study, a large population cohort in Australia, were followed up 3.5 years after the baseline cohort was assembled. A pilot mail-out of 5000 surveys produced...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016-04-14
Type: Journal article
Source: Emerging Themes in Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1186/s12982-016-0046-y
Access Rights: Open Access


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