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10th International Rainwater Catchment Systems Conference
"Rainwater International 2001"
Mannheim, Germany - September 2001

Section 3: Rainwater: Quality Issues

Paper 3.10

Maintaining Participation an a Longitudinal Study of Gastroenteritis and Tank Rainwater Consumption in Young Children

Jane Heyworth
Department of Public Health
University of Western Australia.


Two important aspects of longitudinal studies are recruitment and maintaining the interest and cooperation of participants. In this paper these are discussed in relation to a longitudinal study of gastroenteritis and water consumption among children aged 4-6 years in South Australia.

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