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Prenotification but not envelope teaser increased response rates in a bulimia nervosa mental health literacy survey: A randomized controlled trial

McLean, Sian; Paxton, Susan; Massey, Robin; Mond, Jonathan; Hay, Phillipa J; Rodgers, Bryan

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Objectives Understanding attitudes to mental health issues can inform public health interventions. However, low response rates may contribute to nonresponse bias. In a randomized controlled trial we examined the effect of sending a prenotification postcard before the questionnaire and the placement of a short message on the survey envelope (teaser) on response rates to a mailed questionnaire about bulimia nervosa "mental health literacy". Study Design and Setting Questionnaires were mailed to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/74528
Source: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2013.10.013

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