An experimental test of the effect of incentives on recruitment of ethnically diverse colorectal cancer cases and their first-degree relatives into a research study.

@article{Maxwell2009AnET,
  title={An experimental test of the effect of incentives on recruitment of ethnically diverse colorectal cancer cases and their first-degree relatives into a research study.},
  author={Annette E Maxwell and Roshan Bastani and Beth Glenn and Cynthia M. Mojica and Li-Jui Chang},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={18 10},
  pages={2620-5}
}
BACKGROUND Optimizing participant response rates is important for obtaining representative samples and the timely completion of studies. It is a common practice to use participant incentives to boost response rates, but few studies have systematically examined their effectiveness, particularly among minority groups. METHODS We experimentally tested three… CONTINUE READING