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Collecting Followup Life Effectiveness Questionnaire Data
15 Dec 2003
You may wish to investigate long-term changes in personal life effectiveness. This would involve asking participants to complete a followup LEQ assessment (in addition to LEQ data from the first and last day of the program).
How long after the program should I collect followup
So the general guide I offer people is for a:
You may also consider conducting doing followup assessments (e.g., 3, 6, and 9 months) to investigate the pattern of long-term changes and to help in determining the optimal length of time for future followup assessment.
How should I collect the data?
(1) Mail a followup letter with a reply paid envelope to
all participants -
click here for a sample letter.
My experience with this method is that you can expect to get around 30% to 50%
of participants to respond. By sending out reminder letters, around a
50% final return rate can be expected.
Collecting other followup data