Effects of Anonymity, Gender, and Erotophilia on the Quality of Data Obtained from Self-Reports of Socially Sensitive Behaviors

@article{Durant2004EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of Anonymity, Gender, and Erotophilia on the Quality of Data Obtained from Self-Reports of Socially Sensitive Behaviors},
  author={L. Durant and M. Carey and K. Schroder},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={25},
  pages={439-467}
}
  • L. Durant, M. Carey, K. Schroder
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Behavioral Medicine
  • This study examined the effects of anonymity, gender, and erotophilia on the quality of self-reports of socially sensitive health-related behaviors. A sample of 155 male and 203 female undergraduate students was randomly assigned to an anonymous and a confidential (i.e., nonanonymous) assessment condition. Gender, erotophilia, self-reports (of substance use, sexual behaviors, illegal activity), and perceived item threat were assessed by questionnaire. Data quality was strongly affected by… CONTINUE READING
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