2. The Current Status of Questionnaire Research

  1. Paul P. Biemer3,
  2. Robert M. Groves4,
  3. Lars E. Lyberg5,
  4. Nancy A. Mathiowetz6 and
  5. Seymour Sudman7
  1. Norman M. Bradburn1 and
  2. Seymour Sudman2

Published Online: 18 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118150382.ch2

Measurement Errors in Surveys

Measurement Errors in Surveys

How to Cite

Bradburn, N. M. and Sudman, S. (2004) The Current Status of Questionnaire Research, in Measurement Errors in Surveys (eds P. P. Biemer, R. M. Groves, L. E. Lyberg, N. A. Mathiowetz and S. Sudman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118150382.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Research Triangle Institute

  2. 4

    U.S. Bureau of the Census, The University of Michigan

  3. 5

    Statistics Sweden

  4. 6

    U.S. Bureau of the Census

  5. 7

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Chicago and NORC

  2. 2

    Survey Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471692805

Online ISBN: 9781118150382

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Keywords:

  • questionnaire research;
  • measurement error;
  • cognitive contexts;
  • question wording;
  • emotional content

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Brief History of Measurement Error Research on Questionnaires

  • The Social and Cognitive Contexts of the Questionnaire

  • How the Questionnaire Affects Response

  • The Future of Research on Questionnaires