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International Journal of Family Medicine
Volume 2016, Article ID 4929432, 9 pages
Research Article

General Practitioners’ Participation in a Large, Multicountry Combined General Practitioner-Patient Survey: Recruitment Procedures and Participation Rate

1Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (NIVEL), P.O. Box 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, Netherlands
2Department of Sociology and Department of Human Geography, Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 2, 3584 CS Utrecht, Netherlands
3Hochschule Fulda University of Applied Sciences, Leipziger Straße 123, 36037 Fulda, Germany

Received 3 December 2015; Accepted 14 February 2016

Academic Editor: Hakan Yaman

Copyright © 2016 Peter P. Groenewegen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Additional file 1: A measure of survey pressure was derived from the abstracts submitted to Wonca Europe for its yearly conference in 2008 through 2012.

Additional file 2: To assess the representativeness of the responding GPs per country, information on background characteristics of the population of GPs was collected.

  1. Supplementary Material