Randomized trial of financial incentives and delivery methods for improving response to a mailed questionnaire.

@article{Doody2003RandomizedTO,
  title={Randomized trial of financial incentives and delivery methods for improving response to a mailed questionnaire.},
  author={Michele Morin Doody and Alice S Sigurdson and Diane M Kampa and Kathleen Chimes and Bruce H. Alexander and Elaine Ron and Robert E. Tarone and Martha S. Linet},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={157 7},
  pages={643-51}
}
In a follow-up study, only 64% of 126,628 US radiologic technologists completed a questionnaire during 1994-1997 after two mailings. The authors conducted a randomized trial of financial incentives and delivery methods to identify the least costly approach for increasing overall participation. They randomly selected nine samples of 300 nonresponders each to receive combinations of no, 1.00 US dollar, 2.00 US dollars, and 5.00 US dollars cash or check incentives delivered by first-class mail or… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 18 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 48 references

Cost-effectiveness of a lottery for increasing physicians’ responses to a mail survey

  • G Baron, P De Wals, F. Milord
  • Eval Health Prof 2001;24:47–52
  • 2001
1 Excerpt

Effects of different monetary incentives on the return rate of a national mail survey of physicians

  • JB Van Geest, MK Wynia, DS Cummins
  • Med Care 2001;39:197–201
  • 2001
1 Excerpt

The effects of variations in mode of delivery and monetary incentive on physicians’ responses to a mailed survey assessing STD practice patterns

  • D Kasprzyk, DE Montano, JT St Lawrence
  • Eval Health Prof 2001;24:3–17
  • 2001
3 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…