RDS Methodology

Forrest JI, Stevenson B, Pai J, Michelow W, Roth EA, Raymond HF, Moore D, Hogg RS. Mapping a Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS) strategy on the population of men who have sex with men (MSM) in Vancouver, BC, Canada: Results from formative research. AIDS 2012. July 2012. Washington, DC.

Forrest JI, Lal A, Rich A, Michelow W, Morre D, Hogg RS & Roth EA. Challenges and opportunities in using Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS) to recruit MSM for HIV bio-behavioural research. Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN) Research Conference. November 2012. Toronto, Ontario.
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Forrest JI, Stevenson B, Pai J, Michelow W, Roth EA, Moore D, & Hogg RS. Substance use preference and social-sexual desire in structuring social environments for MSM in Vancouver, BC: implications for Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS). 21st Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR). April 2011. Montreal, Quebec.

Stevenson B, Forrest JI, Pai J, Michelow W, Roth EA, Moore D, & Hogg RS. The nature of MSM connectivity in Vancouver, BC and the importance of formative phase research for highlighting potential ‘bottlenecks’ within sub-networks when selecting optimal seeds for Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS). 21st Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR). April 2011. Montreal, Quebec.

Lal A, Forrest JI, Chan K, Jollimore J, Shurgold S, Roth EA, Michelow W, Raymond HF, Moore D, Hogg RS. Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS) and seed recruitment by GRINDR in a British Columbia cohort of men who have sex with men (MSM). 22nd Annual Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research (CAHR).

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