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  1. Item non-response to lifestyle assessment in an elderly cohort.

    Article - En anglais


    Greater attention is being paid to data quality in surveys of older age groups.

    In this paper patterns of item non-response are examined in a health risk appraisal instrument administered to an elderly cohort participating in a randomized preventive intervention study.


    The association between demographic and health status factors with the number of non-responses out of 174 items was examined at baseline and at the 12-month follow-up on 1791 subjects.


    Overall, non-response decreased from baseline to 12 months.

    The pattern was consistent across the seven major components of the questionnaire.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Questionnaire, Psychométrie, Mode de vie, Analyse contenu, Non réponse, Vieillard, Méthodologie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Questionnaire, Psychometrics, Life habit, Content analysis, Non response, Elderly, Methodology, Human

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

    Cote : 94-0504140

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A1. Création : 199501.