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Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/14997, first published .
Improving Understanding of Participation and Attrition Phenomena in European Cohort Studies: Protocol for a Multi-Situated Qualitative Study

Improving Understanding of Participation and Attrition Phenomena in European Cohort Studies: Protocol for a Multi-Situated Qualitative Study

Improving Understanding of Participation and Attrition Phenomena in European Cohort Studies: Protocol for a Multi-Situated Qualitative Study

Sandra C S Marques 1, 2, PhD;  Julia Doetsch 1, 3, MSc;  Anne Brødsgaard 4, PhD;  Marina Cuttini 5, MD, PhD;  Elizabeth S Draper 6, PhD;  Eero Kajantie 7, 8, 9, 10, MD, PhD;  Jo Lebeer 11, MD, PhD;  Sylvia van der Pal 12, PhD;  Pernille Pedersen 4, MD;   RECAP - WP6 QS Work Group 13;  Henrique Barros 1, 14, MD, PhD

1 EPIUnit, Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto, Universidade do Porto, Porto , PT

2 Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa , Lisbon , PT

3 School of Public Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht , NL

4 Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital Amager Hvidovre , Copenhagen , DK

5 Research Unit of Perinatal Epidemiology, Clinical Care and Management Innovation Research Area, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù Institute for Research Hospitalization and Health Care , Rome , IT

6 Department of Health Sciences, College of Life Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester , GB

7 Public Health Promotion Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare , Helsinki , FI

8 PEDEGO Research Unit, MRC Oulu, University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, Oulu , FI

9 Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Norwegian University for Science and Technology , Trondheim , NO

10 Children’s Hospital, Helsinki University Hospital , Helsinki , FI

11 Department ELIZA Primary & Interdisciplinary Care, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences University of Antwerp , Antwerp , BE

12 TNO Child Health , Leiden , NL

13 see Acknowledgments , delete , AO

14 Departamento de Ciências da Saúde Pública e Forenses e Educação Médica, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade do Porto, Porto , PT

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