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Measurement Errors in Surveys [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780471692805Series: Wiley Series in Probability and StatisticsPublication details: New York : Wiley, 2011.ISBN:
  • 9781118150375
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Measurement Errors in SurveysDDC classification:
  • 511.43
LOC classification:
  • QA275
  • QA275.M43
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Contents:
Measurement Errors in Surveys; CONTENTS; Preface; Introduction; 1. Measurement Error Across Disciplines; SECTION A. THE QUESTIONNAIRE; 2. The Current Status of Questionnaire Design; 3. Response Alternatives: The Impact of Their Choice and Presentation Order; 4. Context Effects in the General Social Survey; 5. Mode Effects of Cognitively Designed Recall Questions: A Comparison of Answers to Telephone and Mail Surveys; 6. Nonexperimental Research on Question Wording Effects: A Contribution to Solving the Generalizability Problem; 7. Measurement Errors in Business Surveys
14. Reducing Interviewer-Related Error Through Interviewer Training, Supervision, and Other Means15. The Design and Analysis of Reinterview: An Overview; 16. Expenditure Diary Surveys and Their Associated Errors; 17. A Review of Errors of Direct Observation in Crop Yield Surveys; 18. Measurement Error in Continuing Surveys of the Grocery Retail Trade Using Electronic Data Collection Methods; SECTION D. MEASUREMENT ERRORS IN THE INTERVIEW PROCESS; 19. Conversation with a Purpose-or Conversation? Interaction in the Standardized Interview; 20. Cognitive Laboratory Methods: A Taxonomy
21. Studying Respondent-Interviewer Interaction: The Relationship Between Interviewing Style, Interviewer Behavior, and Response Behavior22. The Effect of Interviewer and Respondent Characteristics on the Quality of Survey Data: A Multilevel Model; 23. Interviewer, Respondent, and Regional Ofllce Ettects on Response Variance: A Statistical Decomposition; SECTION E. MODELING MEASUREMENT ERRORS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON ESTIMATION AND DATA ANALYSIS; 24. Approaches to the Modeling of Measurement Errors; 25. A Mixed Model for Analyzing Measurement Errors for Dichotomous Variables
26. Models for Memory Effects in Count Data27. Simple Response Variance: Estimation and Determinants; 28. Evaluation of Measurement Instruments Using a Structural Modeling Approach; 29. A Path Analysis of Cross-National Data Taking Measurement Errors Into Account; 30. Regression Estimation in the Presence of Measurement Error; 31. Chi-Squared Tests with Complex Survey Data Subject to Misclassification Error; 32. The Effect of Measurement Error on Event History Analysis; References; Index
SECTION B. RESPONDENTS AND RESPONSES8. Recall Error: Sources and Bias Reduction Techniques; 9. Measurement Effects in Self vs, Proxy Response to Survey Questions: An Information-Processing Perspective; 10. An Alternative Approach to Obtaining Personal History Data; 11. The Item Count Technique as a Method of Indirect Questioning: A Review of Its Development and a Case Study Application; 12. Toward a Response Model in Establishment Surveys; SECTION C. INTERVIEWERS AND OTHER MEANS OF DATA COLLECTION; 13. Data Collection Methods and Measurement Error: An Overview
Summary: WILEY-INTERSCIENCE PAPERBACK SERIES The Wiley-Interscience Paperback Series consists of selected books that have been made more accessible to consumers in an effort to increase global appeal and general circulation. With these new unabridged softcover volumes, Wiley hopes to extend the lives of these works by making them available to future generations of statisticians, mathematicians, and scientists. ""This book will be an aid to survey statisticians and to research workers who must work with survey data.""-Short Book Reviews, International Statistical Institute Measurement Errors i
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Measurement Errors in Surveys; CONTENTS; Preface; Introduction; 1. Measurement Error Across Disciplines; SECTION A. THE QUESTIONNAIRE; 2. The Current Status of Questionnaire Design; 3. Response Alternatives: The Impact of Their Choice and Presentation Order; 4. Context Effects in the General Social Survey; 5. Mode Effects of Cognitively Designed Recall Questions: A Comparison of Answers to Telephone and Mail Surveys; 6. Nonexperimental Research on Question Wording Effects: A Contribution to Solving the Generalizability Problem; 7. Measurement Errors in Business Surveys

14. Reducing Interviewer-Related Error Through Interviewer Training, Supervision, and Other Means15. The Design and Analysis of Reinterview: An Overview; 16. Expenditure Diary Surveys and Their Associated Errors; 17. A Review of Errors of Direct Observation in Crop Yield Surveys; 18. Measurement Error in Continuing Surveys of the Grocery Retail Trade Using Electronic Data Collection Methods; SECTION D. MEASUREMENT ERRORS IN THE INTERVIEW PROCESS; 19. Conversation with a Purpose-or Conversation? Interaction in the Standardized Interview; 20. Cognitive Laboratory Methods: A Taxonomy

21. Studying Respondent-Interviewer Interaction: The Relationship Between Interviewing Style, Interviewer Behavior, and Response Behavior22. The Effect of Interviewer and Respondent Characteristics on the Quality of Survey Data: A Multilevel Model; 23. Interviewer, Respondent, and Regional Ofllce Ettects on Response Variance: A Statistical Decomposition; SECTION E. MODELING MEASUREMENT ERRORS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON ESTIMATION AND DATA ANALYSIS; 24. Approaches to the Modeling of Measurement Errors; 25. A Mixed Model for Analyzing Measurement Errors for Dichotomous Variables

26. Models for Memory Effects in Count Data27. Simple Response Variance: Estimation and Determinants; 28. Evaluation of Measurement Instruments Using a Structural Modeling Approach; 29. A Path Analysis of Cross-National Data Taking Measurement Errors Into Account; 30. Regression Estimation in the Presence of Measurement Error; 31. Chi-Squared Tests with Complex Survey Data Subject to Misclassification Error; 32. The Effect of Measurement Error on Event History Analysis; References; Index

SECTION B. RESPONDENTS AND RESPONSES8. Recall Error: Sources and Bias Reduction Techniques; 9. Measurement Effects in Self vs, Proxy Response to Survey Questions: An Information-Processing Perspective; 10. An Alternative Approach to Obtaining Personal History Data; 11. The Item Count Technique as a Method of Indirect Questioning: A Review of Its Development and a Case Study Application; 12. Toward a Response Model in Establishment Surveys; SECTION C. INTERVIEWERS AND OTHER MEANS OF DATA COLLECTION; 13. Data Collection Methods and Measurement Error: An Overview

WILEY-INTERSCIENCE PAPERBACK SERIES The Wiley-Interscience Paperback Series consists of selected books that have been made more accessible to consumers in an effort to increase global appeal and general circulation. With these new unabridged softcover volumes, Wiley hopes to extend the lives of these works by making them available to future generations of statisticians, mathematicians, and scientists. ""This book will be an aid to survey statisticians and to research workers who must work with survey data.""-Short Book Reviews, International Statistical Institute Measurement Errors i