Spatial, Temporal and Relational Patterns in Respondent-Driven Sampling: Evidence from a Social Network Study of Rural Drug Users
Reports on a study that used respondent-driven sampling (RDS) to recruit participants who were drug users in rural Central Appalachia. Focuses on the patterns of recruitment in this rural setting using RDS, which relies on an initial set of participants who recruit additional participants from their personal networks.
April M. Young, Abby E. Rudolph, Deane Quillen, Jennifer R. Havens
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 68(8), 792-8
Appalachia · Research methods and resources · Substance abuse