Improving mailback questionnaire data: Postcard and imputation methodologies
- TONE OF POSTCARDS IN INCREASING SURVEY RESPONSE RATES. // Psychological Reports;Apr2004, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p444
This study assessed differences in response rates to a series of three-wave mail surveys when amiable or insistently worded postcards were the third wave of the mailing. Three studies were conducted; one with a sample of 600 health commissioners, one with a sample of 680 vascular nurses, and one...
- Increasing Confirmation Response Rates. Ashton, Robert H.; Hylas, Robert E. // Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory;Summer81, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p12
This paper reports a study that investigated several techniques potentially useful for increasing the response rate on accounts receivable confirmation requests mailed to individuals. The techniqes, adapted from those previously found effective for increasing response rates on mail survey...
- The effectiveness of some techniques for improving mail survey response rates: A meta-analysis. Chiu, Irene; Brennan, Mike // Marketing Bulletin;May90, Vol. 1, p13
Examines the effectiveness of several techniques for improving response rates to mail surveys. Effects of preliminary notifications; Effectiveness of telephone calls; Measures taken to enhance response rates.
- The effects of stamped versus franked outgoing enveloped on mail survey response rates. Brennan, Mike // Marketing Bulletin;May90, Vol. 1, p43
Compares the effects of stamped and franked outgoing envelopes on mail survey response rates in New Zealand. Techniques to minimize bias in mail surveys; Measures to enhance response rates.
- The effect of researcher status on mail survey response rates. Brennan, Mike // Marketing Bulletin;May90, Vol. 1, p50
Studies the effects of researcher status on mail survey response rates in New Zealand. Factors affecting respondents' perceptions on the survey; Methods to improve survey response rates.
- Techniques for improving mail survey response rates. Brennan, Mike // Marketing Bulletin;May92, Vol. 3, p24
Investigates the response rates to mail surveys. Procedure of effective technique in gaining high response rate; Attitude of the general public.
- The effects of a photograph on mail survey response. Dommeyer, Curt J.; Ruggiero, Laura A. // Marketing Bulletin;May96, Vol. 7, p51
Investigates the effectiveness of a response inducing technique that does not significantly increase the cost of the survey, that is, the use of a photograph of a physically attractive researcher on the cover letter. Relationship between a person's physical attractiveness and the amount of...
- Race-specific versus general stamps on African-American women's survey return rates. Price, James H.; Easton, Alyssa // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Jun96, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p928
Examines cancer survey return rates in relation to race-specific versus general stamps used on self-addressed stamped return envelopes. Study of 104 race-specific stamps and 108 general stamps; Ineffectiveness of race-specific stamps in increasing return rates in a sample of African-American women.
- An explanatory analysis of family social science mail survey response rates. Calahan, Charles A.; Schumm, Walter R. // Psychological Reports;Jun95, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p1379
Examines the effectiveness of D.A. Dillman's Total Design Method in generating higher response rates to family social science mail surveys. Inconsistency of research on techniques to increase mail survey response rates; Reminders via telephone calls; Postcards; Letters.