Effect on survey return rates of having a signed or unsigned postcard as the third-wave mailing.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This study assessed differences in response rates to a three-wave mail survey when signed or unsigned postcards were the third wave of the mailing (after two mailings of the questionnaire). A total of 259 signed postcards and 259 unsigned postcards were mailed as the third-wave mailing. There were 34 signed postcards and 30 unsigned postcards returned, a not significantly different distribution by chi-square test.

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Cited Authors

  • Price, JH; Dake, JA; Akpanudo, S; Kleinfelder, J

Published Date

  • June 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 92 / 3 Pt 2

Start / End Page

  • 1099 - 1102

PubMed ID

  • 12931924

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-2941

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2466/pr0.2003.92.3c.1099


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States