Interviewer variability in response rates in the Belgian Health Interview Survey

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

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In the Belgian HIS, information is gathered on the health status, life style and medical consumption of a representative sample of the population through a face to face interview and a self-administered questionnaire. The national population register is used as the sampling frame. Interviewers are recruited all over the country and have to pass through a standard training program. As in many other surveys unit non-reponse is an important concern. Compared to other national health interview surveys, unit non-response in the Belgian HIS is quite high. Moreover, it seems to increase. Between 1…

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