From February 2017, information about the work of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow is available and updated on the University of Glasgow website.

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Workshop on Attrition in Cohort Studies

Report of a workshop held on Monday 12 October 2009 at

The Royal Statistical Society, 12 Errol Street, London EC1Y 8LX

funded by

MRC Population Health Sciences Research Network

Alastair H Leyland

(MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit)

Introduction
Preventing attrition

Cara Booker

(MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit)

“Maximising return from cohorts” project: prevention of attrition findings

Ian Plewis

(Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research, University of Manchester)

Results from an experiment to prevent refusals in a continuing longitudinal study
Discussion
Efficient analysis

Rumana Omar

(Department of Statistical Science, University College London)

The impact of attrition on the analysis of longitudinal studies

Shaun Seaman

(MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge)

Some experiences of working with missing data
Discussion
Conclusions

 

Links within SPHSU:

First workshop on attrition in cohort studies

Missing data and attrition

Methodological issues in the DASH study