Response rates and nonresponse errors in surveys.

  title={Response rates and nonresponse errors in surveys.},
  author={Timothy P. Johnson and Joseph S Wislar},
  volume={307 17},
A S PERHAPS THE MOST WELL KNOWN OF ALL social science methodologies, survey research findings are commonly reported in the professional literature. Indeed, many biomedical journals routinely publish articles that report results from high-quality survey studies. Discerning unbiased survey findings can be challenging, however, to both editors and readers, necessitating some reflection as to the multiple sources of error in surveys and how to assess them. In this Viewpoint, we provide an overview… CONTINUE READING
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