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Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study.

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BACKGROUND: This paper discusses whether baseline demographic, socio-economic, health variables, length of follow-up and method of contacting the participants predict non-response to the invitation for a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the European multi-center EPIC-PANACEA study. METHODS: Over 500.000 participants from several centers in ten European countries recruited between 1992 and 2000 were contacted 2-11 years later to update data on lifestyle and body weight...

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10.1186/1471-2288-12-148

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Research Directorate General of the European Commission More from this funder
Directorate-General for Health and Consumer Protection More from this funder
Mutuelle générale de l'éducation nationale More from this funder
Ligue contre le cancer More from this funder
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Medical Research Methodology Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Article number:
148
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2288
ISSN:
1471-2288
Source identifiers:
366784
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English
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2013-11-17

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