9C – Response Rates

Response Rates
Presentation & Discussion: Survey Methodology
9C - Field

3:15pm-4:30pm on Tuesday, 5/22/2018

Barbara Ward, UM-Survey Research Center (UM-SRC)

Session Focus
These presentations focus on how various study design techniques and interviewer strategies impact response rates.

  • Recruiting Respondents Using Translated Mail Cover Letters. Does Presenting Cover Letters in Spanish to Mixed English and Spanish Population Affect Response Rates? - Lydia Newton, Oregon State University Survey Research Center
  • Will They Hold out for a Shorter Survey? The Impact of Offering an Abbreviated Survey During the Initial Survey Round on Follow-up Participation Behavior - Nadia R Paoli, RTI International
  • Does a Single Reminder Call to Return a Mailed Survey Improve the Cooperate Rate? - Julia Anderson, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
  • Give Me All the Data! Integrating Marketing Automation and Survey Distribution to Understand Response Rates - Kristen Savage, City of Hope; MPH,
  • Using Debriefing Surveys and Exit Interviews with Telephone Interviewers to Increase the Success of Refusal Aversion and Conversion Techniques - Beth Hustedt, RTI International