Do low control response rates always affect the findings? Assessments of smoking and obesity in two Australian case-control studies of cancer

Pandeya, Nirmala, Williams, Gail M., Green, Adéle C., Webb, Penelope M. and Whiteman, David C. (2009) Do low control response rates always affect the findings? Assessments of smoking and obesity in two Australian case-control studies of cancer. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33 4: 312-319. doi:10.1111/j.1753-6405.2009.00401.x


Author Pandeya, Nirmala
Williams, Gail M.
Green, Adéle C.
Webb, Penelope M.
Whiteman, David C.
Title Do low control response rates always affect the findings? Assessments of smoking and obesity in two Australian case-control studies of cancer
Journal name Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1326-0200
1753-6405
Publication date 2009-08-01
Year available 2009
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2009.00401.x
Open Access Status
Volume 33
Issue 4
Start page 312
End page 319
Total pages 8
Editor Jeanne Daly
Place of publication Richmond, VIC, Australia
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia
Language eng
Subject C1
920499 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) not elsewhere classified
111706 Epidemiology
Abstract Objective: Participation rates have been declining in case-control studies, particularly among controls, raising concerns about possible bias. Formal assessments of the effect of low participation on odds ratios (OR) are seldom presented however. We sought to quantify possible bias using multiple imputation techniques.
Keyword Bias
Gastric Cardia
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Grant ID DAMD17-01-1-0729
199600
Institutional Status UQ

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