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Assessing non-response to a mailed health survey including self-collection of biological material.

TitleAssessing non-response to a mailed health survey including self-collection of biological material.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsUusk├╝la, Anneli, Mart Kals, and Louise-Anne McNutt
JournalEuropean journal of public health
Volume21
Issue4
Pagination538-42
Date Published2011 Aug
ISSN1464-360X
KeywordsAdolescent, Adult, Chlamydia Infections, Chlamydia trachomatis, Estonia, Female, Health Surveys, Humans, Male, Mass Screening, Postal Service, Refusal to Participate, Specimen Handling, Young Adult
AbstractCollection of biological material via mailed health surveys is an emerging trend. This study was conducted to assess non-response bias in a study of sexually transmitted infection utilizing self-collected, home-obtained specimens.
Alternate JournalEur J Public Health

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