Respondent-Driven Sampling in a Study of Drug Users in New York City: Notes from the Field

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Beth Israel Medical Center (BIMC), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), used respondent-driven sampling (RDS) in a study of HIV seroprevalence among drug users in New York City in 2004. We report here on operational issues with RDS including recruitment, coupon distribution… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11524-006-9102-1

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@article{Mcknight2006RespondentDrivenSI, title={Respondent-Driven Sampling in a Study of Drug Users in New York City: Notes from the Field}, author={Courtney Mcknight and Don D C Des Jarlais and Heidi Bramson and Lisa Tower and Abu S. Abdul-Quader and Chris Nemeth and Douglas D. Heckathorn}, journal={Journal of Urban Health : Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine}, year={2006}, volume={83}, pages={54 - 59} }