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The effectiveness of a monetary incentive offer on survey response rates and response completeness in a longitudinal study

BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:77

Received: 2 February 2017

Accepted: 20 April 2017

Published: 26 April 2017

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Original Submission
2 Feb 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
9 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Paula Fomby
11 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anja Goeritz
17 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Shengchao Yu
Resubmission - Version 2
17 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
26 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12874-017-0353-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

World Trade Center Health Registry, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York City, USA