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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Regressing age-specific outcome for individuals born in successive years from biennial longitudinal survey

My question is about a regression model. I am using longitudinal survey data on individuals born in successive years that is collected every two years (in even years) from interviews. I want to ...
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Within subject regression in forecasting problem

I have asked survey participants to make a forecast of 12 different stocks. S_i with i=1, 2, ..., 12 The participants had to make their forecast based on price charts that showed the daily returns of ...
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Variable reduction method for factor variables

I have answers from 16 multiple-choice questions, each with 4 unordered options, and I would like to apply a dimensionality reduction method on them. I was thinking of going for PCA, but then I ...
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Should I standardize questionnaire responses prior to reliability analysis?

I have a multiple questionnaires with responses on Likert scales. They differ in that some are rated on a 7p scale, and others on a 5p scale. I would like to look at the reliability of each scale as ...
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Dealing with significance in multiple variables from multiple choice questions

So, I created two models that can generate some kind of list and asked people some questions regarding their preferences about these lists. For example: Which list scores the highest in feature 1? A: ...
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How many answers are needed to consider that a survey represents the opinion of a group?

Context I'm preparing a survey that will be sent to a group of people that have attended an event. I will send the survey to all participants (310 people). I cannot force them to answer the questions,...
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Multiple risk ratio analysis or single multiple logistic regression for survey

I was asked by a doctoral student to analyze the answers to an old questionnaire her lab has and would like to publish the results of. There are a few questions with regards to animal care and disease ...
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Guessing the gender of someone submitting a multiple choice questionnaire

If I have 100 people fill out a multiple choice questionnaire (containing 10 questions with 5 answer choices for each question) and the respondent writes their gender on their questionnaire, what is ...
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Questionnaire - clustering of ordinal data

I have the following kind of results from a questionnaire. Here, are 4 questions(Q1-Q4) and 7 respondents. The respondents have scored with 3 the most likely event and 0 the least likely. ...
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Determine if two total values from different surveys are significantly different

I have the responses from two surveys, one from this year and one from last year. Respondents could select what kind of organization they belong to (e.g., Library). I have only been given the total ...
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questionnaire item exclusion criteria

I have compiled a questionnaire consisting of items which aim to measure different aspects of elevator and staircase use. The main idea when composing the items was that it would be the most ...
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Using Chi-Square-Test for single item likert type hypothesis testing?

I conducted a Survey to find reasons why firms invest in a specific asset. I asked them in a Likert-question if different aspects are a reason to invest in [asset]. The Response for each aspect can be:...
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Visualizing correlation between the answers of a multiple-choice question

I have created a multiple-choice poll that asks respondents to select their favourite movie genres. The poll is very basic, it lists various movie genres by name - drama, sci-fi, action, etc. - and ...
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Difference between Two groups of pairwise comparisons

I am making process for two surveys. Each survey has random pairwise comparison lists. Suppose we have three items, A/B/C. Each user can see the pairwise comparison set like A vs B, B vs C, C vs A ...
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Survey experiment analysis, mixed treatments?

So I have a strange survey experiment I'd like to analyze. There are a total of 10 questions in two different question formats. I'd like to test whether the question format matters for the answer ...
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comparing satisfaction rankings over time

looking for some analytics inspiration. If I have a list of satisfaction rankings (0 to 100) for one year. In future years I will recollect the data. What are some nice ways to present the data now ...
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Item sampling techniques to reduce processing time for questionnaire

I have a well-crafted draft of a questionnaire, containing 240 items. The average processing time is 20 secs per item, so the entire questionnaire would take around 1 hour 20 min to complete. I want ...
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How to ask survey participants whether they want to buy, not buy, sell or keep a product?

In my survey I am trying to find out whether participants want to buy, not buy, keep or sell a stock. Right now I have designed the survey in way that 50% of the participants need to answer whether ...
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Should I run an ANOVA between groups on each question from a questionnaire?

I have asked one group of participants their views on 2 different forms of recruitment. They answer 19 identical Likert scale questions for each form, of the 19 questions there are 5 themes. My idea ...
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Why it is important to make survey design object (svydesign function in R with id, strata, weights, fpc) from raw data and after clean data in object?

I am planning to analyse a survey. I have been told that if I clean the data (e.g. data subsetting, value recoding, creating new variables from existing etc.) and afterwards create a survey design ...
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Correct use of the sample weights in a complex survey design for association analysis (Logit OR)

I've doubts about the correct use of sample weights in the NHANES survey, which uses a complex, multistage probability sampling design (1). I'm aware about the importance of the use of the sample ...
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How to determine the proper number of samples for development/test set in machine learning

I would like to know if there is a statistical/empirical method to determine the proper number of samples for development/test set used for testing the generalized ability of a machine learning model. ...
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Estimation of outcomes when sampling coverage is limited

Set-up: Suppose I have communities $i = 1, \cdots, I$ with individuals $j = 1, \cdots, J_i$, and these $\{J_i\}$ and $I$ are known. I have individual-level covariates $X_{ij}$ and binary outcome $Y_{...
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Behavioural mapping and correlation

I want to correlate data gathered from a survey to data gathered from behaviour mapping, which is a type of systematic observation. My point is: considering same population but different samples, can ...
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How does one obtain a standard error estimate of the difference between a direct and conventional estimates in a combined list experiment?

Background Aronow, Coppock, Crawford, and Green (2015) discuss a "combined list experiment." For background, this is used when surveying questions that might be prone to social desirability biases. ...
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Which study design of R survey package to use with NAMCS dataset?

From official dataset documentation: ...
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Duplicating stata survey design using svrepdesign from survey package in R

I am trying to use the R package 'survey' to produce some weighted descriptors of a dataset (Fragile Families) for a meta-analysis. According to the documentation, the weights are provided by the ...
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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 ...