JSM Activity #314

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Activity ID:  314
* Improving Response to Surveys
Date / Time / Room Sponsor Type
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Room: H-Concourse G
ENAR, Section on Government Statistics*, Section on Survey Research Methods* Contributed
Organizer: n/a
Chair: Melissa Matzke, Unilever Research US
Floor Discussion 11:50 AM

How can we improve response rates? Among the devices examined are an advance letter, a monetary incentive, randomized response, prompting with touchtone data entry, and using friends as respondents. One paper studies respondents' concerns over privacy and the power structure between them and larger institutions.
  300645  By:  Monroe G. Sirken 10:35 AM 08/14/2002
Survey Estimates of Drug Use Based On Reports of Friends

  301266  By:  Melinda  Crowley 10:50 AM 08/14/2002
The Political Economy of Privacy Among Special Populations: The Power Factor

  300417  By:  Jong-Min  Kim 11:05 AM 08/14/2002
A New Multinomial Distribution Approach To a Quantitative Randomized Response Technique

  300709  By:  Richard J. Rosen 11:20 AM 08/14/2002
The Impact of Prompting on Response Rates: Experience with Touchtone Reporting in the CES Program

  301605  By:  Judith  T. Lynch 11:35 AM 08/14/2002
Effects of a Monetary Incentive in a National Randomized Survey of Medicare Beneficiaries

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