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Strategies for achieving a high response rate in a home interview survey

By Kirsty Kiezebrink, Iain K. Crombie, Linda Irvine, Vivien Swanson, Kevin Power, Wendy L. Wrieden and Peter W. Slane

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Topics: telephone interviews, nonresponse bias, metaanalysis, recruitment, incentives, trials, census, mail, R Medicine, R
Year: 2009
DOI identifier: 10.1186/1471-2288-9-46
OAI identifier: oai:aura.abdn.ac.uk:2164/2201
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