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Including mobile-only telephone users in a statewide preventive health survey-Differences in the prevalence of health risk factors and impact on trends

Baffour, Bernard; Roselli, Tim; Haynes, Michele; Bon, Joshua J; Western, Mark; Clemens, Susan


The Queensland preventive health survey is conducted annually to monitor the prevalence of behavioural risk factors in the north-east Australian state. Prompted by domestic and international trends in mobile telephone usage, the 2015 survey incorporated both mobile and landline telephone numbers from a list-based sampling frame. Estimates for landline-accessible and mobile-only respondents are compared to assess potential bias in landline-only surveys in the context of public health...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017-09
Type: Journal article
Source: Preventive medicine reports
DOI: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2017.05.009
Access Rights: Open Access


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