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Characteristics of Australian cohort study participants who do and do not take up an additional invitation to join a long-term biobank: The 45 and Up Study

Banks, Emily; Herbert, Nicol; Mather, Tanya; Rogers, Kris; Jorm, Louisa


BACKGROUND Large-scale population biobanks are critical for future research integrating epidemiology, genetic, biomarker and other factors. Little is known about the factors influencing participation in biobanks. This study compares the characteristics of biobank participants with those of non-participants, among members of an existing cohort study. METHODS Individuals aged 45 and over participating in The 45 and Up Study and living ≤20km from central Wagga Wagga, New South Wales (NSW),...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-11-27
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Research Notes
DOI: 10.1186/1756-0500-5-655


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