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Establishing large panel studies in developing countries: the importance of the 'Young Lives' pilot phase

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Establishing panel studies – long-term studies where a cross-sectional sample of units is selected and surveyed at regular intervals – is difficult in developing countries. This difficulty is due to the absence of the long-term surveillance systems usually found in developed countries. Studies in developing countries need to be carefully designed to ensure that all necessary information is captured at the outset. Data must be maintained in a format suitable for long-term analysis. The initial...

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Medical Research Council, South Africa
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Young Lives
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RAU University, Johannesburg
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Young Lives
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Department of Anthropology and Development Studies
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Seager, J
de Wet, T
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Publication date:
2003-01-01
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1904427103
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English
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2008-03-14

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