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Table 7 Responses to selected post recruitment follow-up questionnaire

From: The UAE healthy future study: a pilot for a prospective cohort study of 20,000 United Arab Emirates nationals

Question Response
Did you read the Participant Information Leaflet? 50% in detail 40% quick look 10% no
Was the length of the visit? 50% Just right 50% too long
Was the amount of information you were asked during the visit? 10% too short 40% Just right 50% too long
What were your main reasons for taking part in the UAEUHFS? To help to improve the health of future generations. To have a health check. Support medical research.
How would you answer if a close friend or family member were to ask you “should I participate in the UAEUHFS?” 80% definitely take part 20% not sure