In the latest edition (Vol. 10, No. 1, 2017) of Survey Practice, a collection of articles examine issues in survey research such as practical considerations in conducting mail surveys, adjusting email invites to increase response rates, measurement error related to self-reported health data and activity recall, as well as the effect of question wording on regional attitudes toward hydraulic fracturing.
The papers from this issue are:
- How to Do Mail Surveys in the Digital Age: A Practical Guide, by Emily Grubert
- Assessing the Use of a Pre-Field Screening Service to Identify Nonworking Cellphone Numbers in Ohio, by Marcus E Berzofsky, Kimberly C Peterson, and colleagues
- Validation of Metrics—A Comparative Analysis of Predictive- and Criterion-Based Validation Tests in a Qualitative Study, by Erin Fordyce, Michael J Stern, and colleagues
- Who has trouble reporting prior day events?, by Tim Triplett, Brian Tefft, and Rob Santos
- Improving survey response rates: The effect of embedded questions in web survey email Invitations, by Mingnan Liu and Nick Inchausti
- Does It Really Make a Fracking Difference? The Conditional Effects of Question Wording on Support for Hydraulic Fracturing, by Mileah Kromer, Kirby Goidel, and Michael Climek
- Recent Books and Journals Articles in Public Opinion, Survey Methods, Survey Statistics, and Big Data. 2016 Update, by Mario Callegaro
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