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Surveys: an introduction.

  title={Surveys: an introduction.},
  author={G. Rubenfeld},
  journal={Respiratory care},
  volume={49 10},
Surveys are a valuable research tool for studying the knowledge, attitudes, and behavior of a study population. This article explores quantitative analyses of written questionnaires as instruments for survey research. Obtaining accurate and precise information from a survey requires minimizing the possibility of bias from inappropriate sampling or a flawed survey instrument, and this article describes strategies to minimize sampling bias by increasing response rates, comparing responders to… Expand

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