Individual Study / Cantrell et al.; Tob Control. 2018

Recruiting and Retaining Youth and Young Adults: Challenges and Opportunities in Survey Research for Tobacco Control

Recruiting and Retaining Youth and Young Adults: Challenges and Opportunities in Survey Research for Tobacco Control

Initiatives -
This study combines the comprehensive coverage of an address-based sampling (ABS) frame with the timeliness of online data collection to develop a nationally representative longitudinal cohort of young people aged 15-21. Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2014
Funding
This study was funded by Truth Initiative.

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Cantrell J, Hair EC, Smith A, et al. Recruiting and retaining youth and young adults: challenges and opportunities in survey research for tobacco control. Tob Control. 2018;27(2):147-154. doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2016-053504

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
10,000
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

This study combines the comprehensive coverage of an address-based sampling (ABS) frame with the timeliness of online data collection to develop a nationally representative longitudinal cohort of young people aged 15-21.
Selection Criteria
Minimum age
15
Maximum age
21
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • United States of America
Ethnic Origin
Health Status

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population

Number of participants

Number of participants
9,997
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
Branded and tested mail-based recruitment materials were designed to bring respondents online for screening, consent and surveying. Once enrolled, respondents completed online surveys every 6 months via computer, tablet or smartphone.
Start Date
2011
End Date
2011
Data sources
  • Mobile data collection
    • Smartphone
    • Tablet/laptop