Social Distance, Respondent Cooperation and Item Nonresponse in Sex Survey

@article{Tu2007SocialDR,
  title={Social Distance, Respondent Cooperation and Item Nonresponse in Sex Survey},
  author={Su-Hao Tu and Pei-shan Liao},
  journal={Quality & Quantity},
  year={2007},
  volume={41},
  pages={177-199}
}
This paper examines the ways in which the number of item nonresponses is determined by social distance and/or interview rapport, with a focus on responses of “refusal” and “don’t know”, implying the respondent’s lack of willingness and ability to provide substantive responses to sensitive questions. The data analyzed were from 39 self- administered questions concerning sexual attitudes and behaviors in the 2002 Taiwan Social Change Survey for module “Family and Changing Gender Role”. Poisson… CONTINUE READING

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