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Telephone reminders are a cost effective way to improve responses in postal health surveys

Silva, Marluce Salim; Smith, Wayne; Bammer, Gabriele

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Study objective: To assess the effectiveness of a telephone reminder in increasing responses to postal surveys and to calculate the differential costs per completed questionnaire. Design: Randomised controlled trial. Setting: Australian university and rehabilitation medicine practice. Participants: The trial was conducted in 1999 among the 143 non-respondents to a questionnaire about work related neck and upper body disorders. The questionnaire was sent to two Australian female samples: 200...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/94610
Source: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
DOI: 10.1136/jech.56.2.115

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