Source: Preventive medicine, 2015, Vol 71, p. 31-36
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Date of publication: February 2015
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Interactive voice response systems can collect data from a wide geographical area very easily and frequently. This study assessed the quality of the data collected from older people participating in a falls prevention programme evaluation in Pennsylvania. IVR was found to be a productive method of collecting data for falls research. Future research needs to establish the level of personal contact required to increase IVR completion rates.
Length of publication: 5 pages
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