Recruitment of women in the National Children's Study Initial Vanguard Study.

  title={Recruitment of women in the National Children's Study Initial Vanguard Study.},
  author={Dean Baker and Christina Park and Carol Sweeney and Lacey Arneson McCormack and Maureen Durkin and Ruth A. Brenner and Dana Dabelea and Barbara Entwisle},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={179 11},
The initial Vanguard Study of the National Children's Study was conducted during 2009-2010 in 7 locations in the United States. A goal was to evaluate the feasibility and yield of a household-based sampling design to recruit pregnant women. A multistage area probability sampling design was used to identify study locations (generally, counties) that were subsequently divided into smaller geographical units, termed segments. Between 7 and 18 segments were selected in each location, and dwelling… CONTINUE READING
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