UWSC staff participate in the annual MAPOR (Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research) Conference

UWSC staff presented papers at the annual meeting of the 2010 conference of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research (MAPOR) in Chicago, Illinois on November 19-20. Their papers highlighted results from a sequential mixed-mode (mail/web) study of alcohol use among young adults and an experiment in questionnaire design on the effects of check-list, check-all, and stand-alone response formats on survey reports and data quality in a web survey (staff names appear in bold):

  • Jennifer Dykema, Nora Cate Schaeffer, Jeremy Beach, Vicki Lein, and Brendan Day, “Designing Questions for Web Surveys: Effects of Check-List, Check-All, and Stand-Alone Response Formats on Survey Reports and Data Quality”
  • John Stevenson, Jennifer Dykema, and Chad Kniss, “Effects of Mode and Incentives on Response Rates, Costs, and Response Quality in a Survey of Alcohol Use among Young Adults”

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