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  1. A new recruiting strategy to allow estimates of response rates in studies with people who inject drugs.

    Article - En anglais

    A new method of recruiting people who inject drugs was employed in Adelaide in 1994 to attempt to obtain a response rate and demographic information about those who declined to participate.

    Numbered invitation cards were distributed to injecting drug users (IDUs).

    Those choosing not to participate were asked to complete 4 questions on the card and return them. 22.7% Of all cards distributed resulted in an enquiry about the study and only 1.4% of the cards were returned from those who chose not to participate.

    This recruiting strategy is as successful as other strategies with the added advantage of estimating response rates.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Toxicomanie, Méthodologie, Recrutement population, Taux, Réponse, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Drug addiction, Methodology, Population recruitment, Rate, Response, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0476735

    Code Inist : 002B18B04. Création : 03/02/1998.