Efficacy of convenience sampling through the internet versus respondent driven sampling among males who have sex with males in Tallinn and Harju County, Estonia: challenges reaching a hidden population.

@article{Johnston2009EfficacyOC,
  title={Efficacy of convenience sampling through the internet versus respondent driven sampling among males who have sex with males in Tallinn and Harju County, Estonia: challenges reaching a hidden population.},
  author={Lisa Grazina Johnston and Aleksander Trummal and Liilia L{\~o}hmus and Ardi Ravalepik},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 9},
  pages={
          1195-202
        }
}
This paper examines challenges obtaining representative samples of males who have sex with males (MSM) in Estonia and provides descriptive HIV behavioral data gathered from four cross-sectional surveys; three using the internet, and one using respondent driven sampling (RDS) to recruit MSM in Tallinn and Harju County. Estonian MSM were sampled between March and May in 2004 (n=193), August and November in 2005 (n=146) and September and December in 2007 (n=238) using internet websites. MSM in… CONTINUE READING

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