Urbanization effects on survey nonresponse: a test within and across cities

@article{Goyder1992UrbanizationEO,
  title={Urbanization effects on survey nonresponse: a test within and across cities},
  author={John C. Goyder and Jean Q. Lock and T. J. Mcnair},
  journal={Quality and Quantity},
  year={1992},
  volume={26},
  pages={39-48}
}
This paper addresses differences in survey response across city size by applying an explanation from House and Wolf to areas within cities. The data are from Toronto, Hamilton and Kitchener, in Canada. Consistent with other literature, response falls sharply from largest to smallest place, but variation in response rates within the cities is negligible. The intra-city analysis is accomplished by factor analyzing variables such as population density, crime rate and ethnic structure, mostly… CONTINUE READING

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