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Mobile phones are a viable option for surveying young Australian women: a comparison of two telephone survey methods

Bette Liu*, Julia ML Brotherton, David Shellard, Basil Donovan, Marion Saville and John M Kaldor

BMC Medical Research Methodology 2011, 11:159  doi:10.1186/1471-2288-11-159

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Update on methodology for NSW Ministy of Health telephone surveys

Margo Barr   (2012-06-24 14:38)  New South Wales Ministry of Health

As referenced in the article landline random digit dialling (RDD) have been the method of choice for the telephone based population health survey conducted by the NSW Ministry of Health over the last decade. However because of the increase in mobile phone ownership the methology was modified to include mobile only persons using an overlapping duel-frame design in 2012. The methodology was developed in collaboration with the Centre for Statistical and Survey Methodology at the University of Wollongong. A full description of the methods and preliminary findings will be available soon.

Competing interests

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