Are risk estimates biased in follow-up studies of psychosocial factors with low base-line participation?

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Linda Kaerlev, Henrik Kolstad, Åse Marie Hansen, Jane Frølund Thomsen, Anette Kærgaard, Reiner Rugulies, Sigurd Mikkelsen, Johan Hviid Andersen, Ole Mors, Matias Brødsgaard Grynderup, Jens Peter Bonde

Low participation in population-based follow-up studies addressing psychosocial risk factors may cause biased estimation of health risk but the issue has seldom been examined. We compared risk estimates for selected health outcomes among respondents and the entire source population.
Original languageEnglish
JournalB M C Public Health
Volume11
Pages (from-to)539
ISSN1471-2458
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

    Research areas

  • Adult, Denmark, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Health Surveys, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Mood Disorders, Occupational Exposure, Outcome Assessment (Health Care), Risk Assessment, Sample Size

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