ERIC Number: EJ624052
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Increasing Response Rates to Mail Questionnaires: A Review of Inducement Strategies.
King, Keith A.; Pealer, Lisa N.; Bernard, Amy L.
American Journal of Health Education, v32 n1 p4-15 Jan-Feb 2001
To help with the problem of nonresponse bias in mail survey research, this paper provides health education researchers with effective inducement strategies based on a comprehensive review of the professional literature, examining five areas of consideration regarding mail survey research: return envelopes and postage, cover letter, incentives, questionnaire characteristics, and participant contact. (SM)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Health Education, Mail Surveys, Questionnaires, Research Methodology
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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