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Estimating Nonresponse Bias in Mail Surveys

By J. Scott Armstrong and Terry S. Overton


Valid predictions for the direction of nonresponse bias were obtained from subjective estimates and extrapolations in an analysis of mail survey data from published studies. For estimates of the magnitude of bias, the use of extrapolations led to substantial improvements over a strategy of not using extrapolations

Topics: Behavioral Analysis
Year: 1977
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