Recruitment bias resulted in poorer overall health status in a community-based control group.

@article{Taylor2008RecruitmentBR,
  title={Recruitment bias resulted in poorer overall health status in a community-based control group.},
  author={Kate S M Taylor and Joanna C Gordon and Clare E Harris and Carl E. Counsell},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={61 9},
  pages={890-5}
}
OBJECTIVE During a prospective community-based incidence study of parkinsonism, a control group was recruited for comparison with the incident patients. This study compared the demographic and health status of recruited vs. nonrecruited controls. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING For each incident patient, attempts were made to recruit an age-gender matched control from the same general practice or, failing that, from a previously identified community cohort of people aged over 64 years who had… CONTINUE READING

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