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Do incentives, reminders or reduced burden improve healthcare professional response rates in postal questionnaires? two randomised controlled trials

  • Liz Glidewell1, 2Email author,
  • Ruth Thomas2,
  • Graeme MacLennan2,
  • Debbie Bonetti3,
  • Marie Johnston4,
  • Martin P Eccles5,
  • Richard Edlin6,
  • Nigel B Pitts3,
  • Jan Clarkson3,
  • Nick Steen5 and
  • Jeremy M Grimshaw7
Contributed equally
BMC Health Services Research201212:250

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-250

Received: 16 March 2012

Accepted: 8 August 2012

Published: 14 August 2012

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Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
16 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
29 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - Liz Glidewell
Resubmission - Version 3
29 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
2 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Phil Edwards
17 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sandra Edwards
11 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Liz Glidewell
Resubmission - Version 4
11 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 4
31 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sandra Edwards
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
8 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
14 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-12-250

How does Open Peer Review work?

Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article.. All previous versions of the manuscript and all author responses to the reviewers are also available.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds
(2)
Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen
(3)
Dental Health Services Research Unit, University of Dundee
(4)
College of Life Sciences and Medicine, University of Aberdeen
(5)
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University
(6)
School of Population Health, University of Auckland
(7)
Clinical Epidemiology Programme, Ottawa Health Research Institute and Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa

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