Posts Tagged ‘ Data Quality

A Comparison of Web and Mail Survey Respondents within a Mixed Mode National Survey


Web surveys are being increasingly incorporated into national survey data collection programs in the United States because of their cost/time-efficiencies. Yet, response rates and data quality issues in web surveys remain important challenges. As a basic study designed to better understand data quality, this paper investigates the degree to which survey modes themselves affect response rates and data quality in a national mixed mode survey. Read more

Reliability of Profile Information in Panel Surveys


Survey In panel surveys, a member’s profile information usually consists of, but is not limited to, member’s invariant (e.g. race, gender, age) and variant (e.g. education, marital status, occupation) characteristics. In this paper, the reliability or consistency of response to profile information questions in panel surveys is investigated. Read more