Pushing the envelope

Date of publication: June 20, 2000


For these reasons, the agency conducted the following study in the summer of 1999 to explore the feasibility of data collection via the Internet and to compare the response rates and survey results obtained using three alternative Web-based questionnaires with those obtained using the customary paper questionnaire. Our goal was to explore the feasibility of various Web-based questionnaire designs in terms of their burden on the respondent and the comparability of results.

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