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Can Amazon's Mechanical Turk be used to recruit participants for internet intervention trials? A pilot study involving a randomized controlled trial of a brief online intervention for hazardous alcohol use

Cunningham, John; Godinho, Alexandra; Kushnir, Vladyslav


Objectives To determine whether Amazon's Mechanical Turk (MTurk) might be a viable means of recruiting participants for online intervention research. This was accomplished by conducting a randomized controlled trial of a previously validated intervention with participants recruited through MTurk. Methods Participants were recruited to complete an online survey about their alcohol use through the MTurk platform. Those who met eligibility criterion for age and problem drinking were...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Internet Interventions
DOI: 10.1016/j.invent.2017.08.005
Access Rights: Open Access


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