Open Access Research article

A systematic review of the effect of retention methods in population-based cohort studies

Cara L Booker12*, Seeromanie Harding1 and Michaela Benzeval1

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1 MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, UK

2 University of Essex, Institute for Social & Economic Research, Colchester, UK

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BMC Public Health 2011, 11:249  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-249

Published: 19 April 2011

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Additional file 1:

Is an example of the electronic database search for retention/attrition in cohort studies.

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Additional file 2:

Is an extended version of Table 1with additional information on the evaluation method and retention rates associated with those methods.

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