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Surveys: an introduction.

  title={Surveys: an introduction.},
  author={Gordon David Rubenfeld},
  journal={Respiratory care},
  volume={49 10},
  • G. Rubenfeld
  • Published 1 October 2004
  • Business
  • Respiratory care
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… 

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