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Questions tagged [survey]

Refers to an instrument used to collect a sample from a population. Surveying often refers to sampling of human populations and is primarily done by administering questionnaires or interviewing individuals. Sampling individuals for surveys in stratified populations may require more complex sampling than simple random to get more precise estimates of population parameters. Sampling design and analysis of survey data fall under 'Survey Methodology'.

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different results grouped survey standard deviation in Stata and R

I have a question concerning the calculation of the grouped variance or standard deviation in R (survey-packge by Thomas Lumley) and Stata (using svyset and svy prefix). I'd like to know if there ara ...
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Can I treat the Generalized Partial Credit Model as a scale in the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC)?

The Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC) contains 250,000 rows and many columns. 6 of the columns contain the answer of questions in Problem-solving skills. Their possible values are: The technical ...
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advanced analytics for survey with low response rate?

Notice: I also posted this to the Stata listserv but realized that it may not be the most appropriate forum for this question. Hi all, I am working with a survey where the response rate was 10%, so ...
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Calculating Krippendorf's alpha for a single response

I'm looking for a method to calculate Krippendorf's alpha for a single question with multiple responders. Is this possible? The R packages 'rel' and 'irr' have functions for Krippendorf's alpha, but ...
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4 question survery - how to determine statistical significance?

What is the proper approach to determine the highest response rate in a multiple question survey? I did a chi square test of the most popular answer against the 2nd most popular but it feels like that'...
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How can I test if a recruitment effort was “worth it”?

I am currently working on a study that involved recruiting a lot of people over a very long period of time. Participants were recruited through invitations sent by post, if they did not respond to the ...
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Calculate mean by decile in Svydesign object

So, I´m working with ENIGH - Database, which stands for ¨National Survey of Household Income and Expenses¨ in Spanish, this is an exercise conducted by the Mexican government and like most surveys of ...
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Standardizing versus percentile rank with survey data

I am currently working with survey data, collected across different locations, but with slightly different units of measurement. For example, on questions such as "What is your level of education", ...
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Utilizing ipfraking to apply post-stratification weights for a Community Based Survey in STATA

I am a community data analyst for a small non-profit in South Florida. We are cleaning and preparing a local community survey for analysis and need to apply post-stratification weights to the survey ...
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Calculation of Sampling Base Weights when Sample Unit is different from observation unit

We conducted a survey where the sampling units are households but the observation unit is a single person in the household. These households were selected using an Address Based Sampling Frame. To ...
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What design is my survey research?

last year I created a survey to ask about my university class experience at university (n=121). It is a Likert scale questionnaire. I then gave the same survey to my class again this year to look at ...
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Qualtrics and Epi Info yield different Standard Deviation values?

Uncertain if this is the correct place to post this, but I'll give it a shot. I'm a Master's Student working with a small (n=25 respondents) data set. I originally entered my surveys into Qualtrics. ...
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What type of clustering should be used to cluster survey respondents on a 1-5 scale?

Suppose I have a customer satisfaction survey with around 20 questions, asking customer's opinions on Company X. For each question and each company, the customer rates the company on a 1-5 scale, so ...
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How to evaluate the degree to which survey results are scattered

Let's say I have a number of numeric answers from a group of people and I need to decide whether the group agrees on the question or not. I can imagine doing this by calculating standard deviation of ...
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How to identify and reduce question overlap and redundancies in a survey? (remove questions asked for a more concise survey, w/o losing information)

Suppose I have a survey that contains 30 items. The items ask about the relationship between the respondent and their family, in many different realms. For example, the strength of the connection ...
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Cluster analysis for ordinal temporal data

My objective is to cluster individuals according to their answers to a questionnaire. My data contains 10 variables across 20 quarters in 5 years. All variables are ordinal and take values from -5 to ...
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Steps in the analysis of a survey data which measures the knowledge about a subject of a population

I have a survey to measure the level of knowledge of a population X on a certain topic. The survey consists of N categorical questions of several answer options with a single valid option (the ...
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Midpoint removal from 5-pt liker scale

I have removed midpoints from a 5-point likert scale instrument on my supervisor's advice. When I did some reliability analyses - SPSS showed that almost half of my cases were excluded. So we ...
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How to analyze BRFSS survey data in R? How to set `id`? [closed]

I am trying to analyze BRFSS in R with weights for complex survey design using the survey package. I am confused as to what to set ...
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regression analysis in questionnaire [closed]

I am performing both descriptive analysis and a logistic regression on a questionnaire`s data that I have sampled regarding Fibromyalgia. Data consists of symptoms that are dependent dichotomous ...
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How to calculate “weight” that balances the sample dataset when we are given population categories ? (find survery weights)

I am very unfamiliar with survey designing and this might be a very basic question to statisticians and surveyors, but still, I seek help finding the weight for each sample data that will address the ...
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Are there any exisitng scales (e.g. in a paper) for measuring perception of a short team task (or general tasks) in a questionnaire?

The task in concern is a one-time 10-20 second game to be played as a team. Scale can be Likert scale or metric scale (if possible). Perception is e.g. whether the game is boring/interesting, ...
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Defining my number of multiple comparisons for a Bonferroni correction

I'm a grad student doing analysis on a survey. One of the things I want to note from this study is whether demographic factors of respondents are connected to the answers they gave (how do men or ...
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Post-hoc testing for cumulative link mixed-effects model with interactions in R

I'm a resident physician working on my doctor's thesis and I'm trying to analyse data from a survey with R. I have basic mathematic and rookie statistics skills. Participants of the survey have been ...
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Which statistical analysis to use on ordinal questionnaire data?

I would like to analyze data on questionnaire scores on quality of life between two different groups. There are 20 quality of life questions, all with responses on a Likert scale 1-7. So I have an ...
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Calculate the statistical significance of survey questions

I have a question: How are you ? and two possible answers: Good and Bad. If for example I got over 30 questions ,10 Good answers and 20 Bad answers, which methods I should use to check if the ...
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What process could lead to a sampling distribution of the mean that is approximately skew normal

I have a data set representing guest ratings of various hotels. Unfortunately, I don't have access to the ratings given by individual guests, only to the mean guest rating for each particular hotel. ...
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Stratified Sampling: Given required bound, calculated $n_h$ is bigger than $N_h$?

I'm dealing with a question that has given me a peculiar result and I would like someone's opinion on how to deal this: Say you have a population of $N=550$ objects: $N_1=75$ red and $N_2=475$ blue. ...
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Dummy variable + interaction term or stratified analysis with survey data

I have data where each observation is an individual. Each individual has a value for country, a factor variable. There is a sampling weight variable to make the sample from each country representative ...
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Survey analysis - quantifying individual component effects on the overall measure

I'm pretty new to the survey analysis / stats world but wanted to get some ideas if what I want to do is possible - example below: In my survey, we ask 3 different satisfaction question (say A, B, C)....
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Missing values in questionnaire: What's next?

I'm doing a quantitative research for my paper. Recently, I went to fieldwork for collecting data using questionnaire form. But, when I'm doing a data entry, I faced a missing value for a few ...
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Survey weights: calibration with continuous variables

I'm using the R survey package and trying to run the calibrate function. My setup: For each individual I have age, gender, ...
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How to apply sampling weights in R

I'm working with a large, national survey that was collected using complex survey methods. In order to make my results representative I need to account for sample weights and other survey design ...
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How to properly evalulate data from multiple Likert scale surveys for multiple groups

A questionnaire was sent at several times T(1,2,3,4) to 3 groups G(A,B,C). Now, for each question i would like to find out whether or not: in the course of time the results have changed the results ...
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Scoring procedure for survey responses

I have a project to create a scoring procedure for respondents answering multi choice psychological questions based on their behavioural metrics. So the responses can be treated as categorical ...
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Comparing Likert Data

I have several 5-item likert scales and would like to compare the results between different surveys. Is there any logical way to score the likert results and compare? Averages don't seem to capture ...
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How do I convert a survey scale [7-point, -3 to 3] to a 7-point scale [1-7]?

I am working with a survey scale that is from -3 to 3. I have a mean value of .94 and I want to identify if there are ceiling effects, but I need to change the entire scale to 1-7 in order to ...
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Clustering Multiple Choice Questions

I am currently evaluating the results of a 72 question survey with response levels from "strongly disagree" to "strongly agree". I would like to cluster the questions by response patterns using R (I'm ...
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How to detect possible fraudulent administration of a survey questionnaire?

I'm involved in a survey on a highly sensitive topic, where I have reason to believe that the subcontractor who was responsible for data collection (a call centre) may have been pressured / paid / ...
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After conducting an EFA, how to score a factor for new participants using its constituting variables?

I study psychology, and I'm learning EFA (again autodidactically -_- bloody middle east).. So I hope you help me with this naive question Scenario I have a questionnaire made, and I was able to ...
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Analyzing pre-post data without a control or random assignment

We want to model the effects of an outreach campaign on people's attitudes towards a species of animal. We surveyed people pre- and post-campaign to ask about: Their attitudes pre-campaign (pre-...
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Estimating prevalence using correlated data from a survey

I have some survey data from a survey. One of the questions asked the survey respondent (ostensibly an adult) to list the age, height, and weight of all persons living in the household (age, height, ...
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Multiple answer survey: building a regression model

I have survey data with respondents choosing up to three policy objectives to be pursued in their city district. Respondents belong to various age groups (18-24, 25-35 etc.) and live in one of the 27 ...
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What is the center of error ellipse?

Is the center of error ellipse representing true value or observed value?
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Indications about the population when PCA essentially “fails” to reduce dimentionality

This is more of a conceptual question rather than a methodological one I guess. Let's assume that we have a dataset coming from a questionnaire and after some feature scaling we run a PCA to reduce ...
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How to treat illogical survey responses

I have submitted a survey to a sample of artists. One of the question was to indicate the percentage of income derived by: artistic activity, government support, private pension, activities not ...
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How to control/correct for response bias in survey or questionnaire data for Factor Analysis

I would like to apply Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) to a Likert-type questionnaire data. It is supposed that this data is affected by response bias: some patients either overestimated or ...
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Confidence intervals for survey-weighted Poisson regression in R where counts are totals of the survey weights

Forgive me if this is a very basic question. I am using a large database of healthcare encounters that uses a stratified sampling approach. Each row in the database is a sampled encounter, and has a ...
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Is this a valid interpretation of the General Social Survey?

https://donotlink.it/PAMW As some of you have probably noted by now, I am not inclined to suffer fools gladly. And the fools I am least inclined to suffer are those who are prone to smugly offer ...
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Regression Analysis for Customer satisfaction [closed]

I want to see how Customer satisfaction is related to the following variables (survey metrics): Average response time, Drop off Rate, Click through rate, Number of Active users etc, Number of surveys ...