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This is a mailed survey to persons who served as living kidney donors at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. The experimental component of this study (the clinical trial) is a randomized trial of two monetary incentives for the living kidney donors invited to participate in the study. Kidney donors will be randomized to receive one of two incentives in the mailed survey packet: $2 cash vs. $5 cash. The main outcome measure is the response rate to the survey.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
$2 cash, $5 cash
Saint Barnabas Medical Center
St. Barnabas Medical Center
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:09-0400
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