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    Would somebody please help me with my English?


    1- Responders might belong to the group that has experience with the study cases.

    2- Not all participating institutions had policies limiting the activities of the detailers, this might contribute to the differences in the study results.

    3- The number of responded surveyed and responsed were different. Results of the study might be biased to the center with more surveyed and responded doctors.

    4- Also, contact was established by letter and follow up with telephone call 1-2 weeks later. This can reduce as much as non- respondent as possible which can affects the reliability of statistical estimates which may lead to the interpretation bias.


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    Dean

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    2- Not all participating institutions had policies limiting the activities of the detailers, this might contribute to the differences in the study results.
    Either
    detailers, which or detailers; this
    3- number of responded- responses
    with more surveyed and responded doctors- this bit is unclear to me- what do you mean?
    4- follow up followed

    This can reduce as many non- respondent as possible, which can affect the reliability of statistical estimates, possibly leading to interpretation bias. (does this read better?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by dean
    3- The number of responded surveyed and responsed were different. Results of the study might be biased to the center with more surveyed and responded doctors.
    1-How about I chage the sentence to : The number of sample surveyed and responded were different in each center. Results of the study might be biased to the center with more surveyed and responded doctors.

    2- Your suggestion is definitely better.


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    The number of samples surveyed and responded to were different in each center. Results of the study might be biased towards the centers with more doctors surveyed and responding. ???

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    Tdol,

    I am fully in an agreement with your suggestion. Thanks a lot.

    Cheers,

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    Glad to help- my partner's an non-native speaker epidemiologist, so I have looked at such papers before.

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