- To facilitate access to potential study participants that otherwise could be hard-to-reach.
- To help investigators eliminate systematic bias in survey inclusion by providing complementary samples.
- Ideal for studies with target and convenient samples, as well as pilot studies.
Registry Inclusion criteria
- Former SRU study participants that agreed to participate in future studies.
- Individuals recruited through community events, outreach, recruitment calls, internet.
- The Registry maintains information on members main demographic characteristics, including: age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, education, race/ethnicity, housing type, income level, among others.
- Some profiles also include information on selected health, social needs and roles characteristics, such as: self-rated health, years homeless, problem gambling, payment model (for physicians), expertise, mental health and addictions, among others.