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Recruiting Gay Alcohol Establishments for Studies: Lessons Learned From the SILAS Study.
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PMID:  23302057     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We contacted gay bar/club managers in 16 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) in the US from 2008 to 2010 and invited them to participate in survey of gay bar/club identification and patronage. The annual response rates were 58%, 74%, and 71%, respectively. We convened two, 1-hr meetings with research staff to discuss lessons learned from recruitment efforts. Data were analyzed using qualitative techniques. Improved response rates appeared to be a function of developing a broader definition of gay bar/club, using multiple sources to identify gay bars/clubs, using passive data collection strategies with active follow-up, and offering multiple methods of completing surveys. Study limitations are discussed.
Authors:
Rhonda Jones-Webb; Gunna Kilian; Anne Cain-Nielsen; B R Simon Rosser; Sonya Brady
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Substance use & misuse     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-2491     ISO Abbreviation:  Subst Use Misuse     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602153     Medline TA:  Subst Use Misuse     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota , Minneapolis, Minnesota , USA.
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