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|Title: ||A Method to Evaluate Mode Effects on the Mean and Variance of a Continuous Variable in Mixed-Mode Surveys|
|Authors: ||Vannieuwenhuyze, Jorre T. A.|
|Issue Date: ||2012|
|Citation: ||INTERNATIONAL STATISTICAL REVIEW, 80 (2), p. 306-322|
|Abstract: ||Mixed-mode surveys, in which different respondents complete the survey by different modes, become increasingly popular. That said, such surveys may lead to a confounding of two forms of mode effects, i.e., selection effects and measurement effects. Exclusive focus on mixed-mode data almost precludes disentangling both effects. In this paper, we show how this problem can be circumvented merely by comparing mixed-mode data with a comparable single-mode sample. The proposed method allows estimating the mode effects on the mean and variance of a continuous variable. As an illustration, the authors estimate mode effects on six items on opinions about surveys.|
|Notes: ||[Vannieuwenhuyze, Jorre T. A.; Loosveldt, Geert] Katholieke Univ Leuven, Ctr Sociol Res, Louvain, Belgium. [Molenberghs, Geert] Univ Hasselt, Diepenbeek, Belgium.
|ISI #: ||000306999900007|
|Type: ||Journal Contribution|
|Validation: ||ecoom, 2013|
|Appears in Collections: ||Research publications|
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