Data collection in pandemic times: the case of the Belgian COVID-19 health surveys

Last updated on 8-9-2023 by Elise Braekman

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Background Survey data were needed to assess the mental and social health, health related behaviors and compliance with preventive measures of the population during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, the pandemic challenged classical survey methods. Time and budgetary constraints at the beginning of the pandemic led to ad hoc recruitment of participants and easily manageable data collection modes. This paper describes the methodological choices and results in terms of participation for the COVID-19 health surveys conducted in Belgium. Methods The COVID-19 health surveys refer to a series …

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