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Catalogue of bias: Attrition bias

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This article is part of a series of articles featuring the Catalogue of Bias introduced in this volume of BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine that describes attrition bias and outlines its potential impact on research studies and the preventive steps to minimise its risk. Attrition bias is a type of selection bias due to systematic differences between study groups in the number and the way participants are lost from a study. Differences between people who leave a study and those who continue, particu...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/ebmed-2017-110883

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Trinity College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4597-1276
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences; PHC-Madox
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1131-9714
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Evidence Based Medicine Journal website
Volume:
23
Issue:
1
Pages:
21-22
Publication date:
2018-01-24
Acceptance date:
2017-12-01
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EISSN:
2515-4478
ISSN:
2515-446X
Pmid:
29367321
Source identifiers:
823239
Language:
English
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pubs:823239
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uuid:371ef2f4-db96-44e4-93de-3457524e73ca
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pubs:823239
Deposit date:
2018-05-01

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