Table 1.

Final study recruitment

Cases (N = 1,167)Controls (N = 1,101)
N (%)N (%)
Not eligible
 Previous refusal for future contact0 (0.0)7 (0.6)
 Physician refusal17 (1.5)0 (0.0)
 Deceased80 (6.8)15 (1.4)
Eligible
 Unable to locate59 (5.1)87 (7.9)
 Refusal8 (0.7)18 (1.6)
 Nonresponse279 (23.9)314 (28.5)
 Survey complete724 (62.0)660a (59.9)
  • a21 controls with personal history of melanoma excluded from analyses.