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  1. Selection of neighborhood controls for a study of factors related to the diagnosis of cervical cancer.

    Article - En anglais

    The level of effort required to generate neighborhood controls for a statewide matched case-control study of cervical cancer was investigated, with the aim of identifying hard-to-reach demographic subgroups.

    Cross reference telephone directories were used to identify households on the same street as the case.

    Letters were then sent to the households, followed by'phone calls.

    A total of 2920 households were contacted to obtain 147 controls.

    Overall, 63.6% of age-eligible contacts participated in the study.

    In 49.3% of all households the major reason for not obtaining a control was « no age-eligible woman ».

    Mots-clés Pascal : Choix, Homme, Recrutement, Tumeur maligne, Col utérus, Méthodologie, Epidémiologie, Témoin, Etude cas témoin, Appareil génital femelle pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Choice, Human, Recruitment, Malignant tumor, Uterine cervix, Methodology, Epidemiology, Case control study, Female genital diseases

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

    Cote : 94-0058639

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A1. Création : 199406.