Methodology (sample design and tools): All 2934 individuals who participated in the baseline survey had been interviewed face to face for the Follow Up unless they died and moved out from the surveillance area.
Questionnaire: Did translation and tested the questionnaires in field and finalized the questionnaires incorporating the feedbacks of the test results. There were three types of questionnaires: 6 year follow-up (HH), Participant Questionnaires, Event forms, Verbal autopsy Form.
Training: Two weeks training had been conducted on field staffs on all types of questionnaires and event forms.
Data collection & Quality control: Data was collected for 2.5 months. And, ensured the quality of data during collection by regular field visit.
Data processing: Office editors edited the questionnaires and MBBS doctors wrote down the event forms and then handed over filled up English questionnaires to the client. And cooperating in resolving queries if arise during data analysis and writing of the report.
Name of Client: Independent University of Bangladesh (IUB), Plot: 16, Block: B, Aftabuddin Ahmed Road, Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka-1229