Randomized Trial of Use of Incentive to Increase the Response Rate to a Mailed Survey

@inproceedings{Tony2010RandomizedTO,
  title={Randomized Trial of Use of Incentive to Increase the Response Rate to a Mailed Survey},
  author={Mich{\`e}le Tony and Y T Chan and Sonny H. M. Tse and Mary Christine Day and Edmond Tak Fai Tong and Lorn. K. P. Suen},
  year={2010}
}
Low response rates, especially among health -care professionals, are a common problem in mailed survey research. Wc conducted a randonUzed trial to examine th e:: effec ts of cash incentives on response ratcs. A total of 3,335 Chinese medicine practitioners were randomized to one o f two interventions accompanying a mailed survey no incentive (n= 1,667), and monetary incentives in two levels at HKS 20, and J-IKS 30 (n:;834 in each group) on receipt of the returned questionnaire. The response… CONTINUE READING