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Comparison of text messaging data collection vs face-to-face interviews for public health surveys: a cluster randomized crossover study of care-seeking for childhood pneumonia and diarrhoea in rural China

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Background To compare text messaging and face-to-face interviews to conduct a survey on childhood diarrhoea and pneumonia. Methods Caregivers of young children able to send text messages in Zhao County in rural China were included in this crossover study. Villages (clusters) were randomized into two groups using the ratio 1:1.6 to account for an expected higher drop-out in group 2. In group 1, participants first completed the face-to-face and then text messa... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.7189/jogh.08.010802

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
Edinburgh University Global Health Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Global Health Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Article number:
010802
Publication date:
2018-06-10
Acceptance date:
2018-05-08
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EISSN:
2047-2986
ISSN:
2047-2978
Pmid:
29899982
Source identifiers:
857525
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:857525
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uuid:b693b749-0093-471a-9113-9077fed6e3a5
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pubs:857525
Deposit date:
2018-08-06

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