Measurement Errors in Surveys

Measurement Errors in Surveys

Editor(s): Paul P. Biemer, Robert M. Groves, Lars E. Lyberg, Nancy A. Mathiowetz, Seymour Sudman

Published Online: 18 OCT 2011 07:15AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780471692805

Online ISBN: 9781118150382

DOI: 10.1002/9781118150382

About this Book


The Wiley-Interscience Paperback Series consists of selected books that have been made more accessible to consumers in an effort to increase global appeal and general circulation. With these new unabridged softcover volumes, Wiley hopes to extend the lives of these works by making them available to future generations of statisticians, mathematicians, and scientists.

"This book will be an aid to survey statisticians and to research workers who must work with survey data."
-Short Book Reviews, International Statistical Institute

Measurement Errors in Surveys documents the current state of the field, reports new research findings, and promotes interdisciplinary exchanges in modeling, assessing, and reducing measurement errors in surveys. Providing a fundamental approach to measurement errors, the book features sections on the questionnaire, respondents and responses, interviewers and other means of data collection, the respondent-interviewer relationship, and the effects of measurement errors on estimation and data analysis.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Questionnaire

  2. Part II: Respondents and Responses

    1. Chapter 11

      The Item Count Technique as a Method of Indirect Questioning: A Review of Its Development and a Case Study Application (pages 185–210)

      Judith Droitcour, Rachel A. Caspar, Michael L. Hubbard, Teresa L. Parsley, Wendy Visscher and Trena M. Ezzati

  3. Part III: Interviewers and Other Means of Data Collection

  4. Part IV: Measurement Errors in the Interview Process

  5. Part V: Modeling Measurement Errors and Their Effects on Estimation and Data Analysis

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