Web Survey Bibliography
Background: Early detection of symptoms arising from exposure to pathogens, harmful substances, or environmental changes is required for timely intervention. The administration of Web-based questionnaires is a potential method for collecting information from a sample population.
Objective: The objective of our study was to develop a Web-based daily questionnaire for health (WDQH) for symptomatic surveillance.
Methods: We adopted two different survey methods to develop the WDQH: an Internet panel survey, which included participants already registered with an Internet survey company, and the Tokyo Consumers’ Co-operative Union (TCCU) Internet survey, in cooperation with the Japanese Consumers’ Co-operative Union, which recruited participants by website advertising. The Internet panel survey participants were given a fee every day for providing answers, and the survey was repeated twice with modified surveys and collection methods: Internet Panel Survey I was conducted every day, and Internet Panel Survey II was conducted every 3 days to reduce costs. We examined whether the survey remained valid by reporting health conditions on day 1 over a 3-day period, and whether the response rate would vary among groups with different incentives. In the TCCU survey, participants were given a fee only for initially registering, and health information was provided in return for survey completion. The WDQH included the demographic details of participants and prompted them to answer questions about the presence of various symptoms by email. Health information collected by the WDQH was then used for the syndromic surveillance of infection.
Results: Response rates averaged 47.3% for Internet Panel Survey I, 42.7% for Internet Panel Survey II, and 40.1% for the TCCU survey. During a seasonal influenza epidemic, the WDQH detected a rapid increase in the number of participants with fever through the early aberration reporting system.
Conclusions: We developed a health observation method based on self-reporting by participants via the Internet. We validated the usefulness of the WDQH by its practical use in syndromic surveillance.
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Web Survey Bibliography (7962)
- Why Do Web Surveys Take Longer on Smartphones?; 2016; Couper, M. P.; Peterson, G. J.
- Do Initial Respondents Differ From Callback Respondents? Lessons From a Mobile CATI Survey; 2016; Vicente, P.; Marques, C.
- Secondary Respondent Consent in the German Family Panel; 2016; Schmiedeberg, C.; Castiglioni, L.; Schroeder, J.
- Online Focus Group Discussion is a Valid and Feasible Mode When Investigating Sensitive Topics Among...; 2016; Wettergren, L.; Eriksson, L. E.; Nilsson, J.; Jarvaeus, A.; Lampic, C.
- A look into the challenges of mixed-mode surveys; 2016; Klausch, L. T.
- The use of online social networks as a promotional tool for self-administered internet surveys; 2016; de Rada, V. D.; Arino, L. V. C; Blasco, M. G
- Optimizing Self-response for the 2020 Census ; 2016; Bentley, M.
- Improving Data Quality in a Web Survey of Youth and Teens ; 2016; Horton, V. M.; Branson, R.; Phillips, B. T.; Fowlkes, E.
- Impact of Field Period Length and Contact Attempts on Representativeness for Web Survey ; 2016; Bertoni, N.; Turakhia, C.; Magaw, R.; Ackermann, A.
- Have You Taken Your Survey Yet? Optimum Interval for Reminders in Web Panel Surveys ; 2016; Kanitkar, K. N.; Liu, D.
- Respondent Processing of Rating Scales and the Scale Direction Effect ; 2016; Caporaso, A.
- The Effects of Pictorial vs. Verbal Examples on Survey Responses ; 2016; Sun, H.; Bertling, J.; Almonte, D.
- Evaluating Grid Questions for 4th Graders; 2016; Maitland, A.
- Mixing Modes: Challenges (and Tradeoffs) of Adapting a Mailed Paper Survey to the Web ; 2016; Wilkinson-Flicker, S.; McPhee, C. B.; Medway, R.; Kaiser, A.; Cutts, K.
- An Examination of How Survey Mode Affect Eligibility, Response and Health Condition Reporting Rates...; 2016; Stern, M. J.; Ghandour, R.
- Explicit vs. Implicit Data: Comparing Responses from a Web Survey to Behavioral Data Collected Directly...; 2016; Kuriakose, N.; Agrawal, A.; Yiu, V.
- Investigating Measurement Error through Survey Question Placement ; 2016; Wilson, A.; Wine, J.; Janson, N.; Conzelmann, J.; Peytcheva, E.
- Instructions in Self-administered Survey Questions: Do They Improve Data Quality or Just Make the Questionnaire...; 2016; Redline, C. D.; Zukerberg, A.; Owens, C.; Ho, A.
- Usability Testing within Agile Process; 2016; Holland, T.
- Exploring Why Web Surveys Take Longer to Complete on Smartphones than PCs: Findings from a Within-subjects...; 2016; Antoun, C.; Cernat, A.
- Making Mobile Web Surveys Accessible; 2016; Malakhoff, L.
- Association of Eye Tracking with Other Usability Metrics ; 2016; Olmsted, E. L.
- Cognitive Probing Methods in Usability Testing – Pros and Cons; 2016; Nichols, E. M.
- Grids and Online Surveys: Do More Complex Grids Induce Survey Satisficing? Evidence from the Gallup...; 2016; Wang, Me.; McCutcheon, A. L.
- Assessing the Accuracy of 51 Nonprobability Online Panels and River Samples: A Study of the Advertising...; 2016; Yang,Y.;Callegaro,M.;Yang,Y.;Callegaro,M.;Chin,K.;Yang,Y.;Villar,A.;Callegaro, M.; Chin, K.; Krosnick...
- Calculating Standard Errors for Nonprobability Samples when Matching to Probability Samples ; 2016; Lee, Ad.; ZuWallack, R. S.
- Communicating Data Use and Privacy: In-person versus Web based methods for message testing ; 2016; Clark Fobia, A.; Hunter Childs, J. E.
- User Experience and Eye-tracking: Results to Optimize Completion of a Web Survey and Website Design ; 2016; Walton, L.; Ricci, K.; Libman Barry, A.; Eiginger, C.; Christian, L. M.
- Estimated-control Calibrated Estimates from Nonprobability Surveys; 2016; Dever, J. A.
- Decomposing Selection Effects in Non-probability Samples ; 2016; Mercer, A.; Keeter, S.; Kreuter, F.
- The Effect of Emphasizing the Web Option in a Mixed-mode Establishment Survey ; 2016; O'Brien, J.; Rajapaksa, S.; Schafer, B.; Langetieg, P.
- A Multi-phase Exploration Into Web-based Panel Respondents: Assessing Differences in Recruitment, Respondents...; 2016; Redlawsk, D.; Rogers, K.; Borie-Holtz, D.
- Effect of Clarifying Instructions on Response to Numerical Open-ended Questions in Self-administered...; 2016; Kumar Chaudhary, A.; Israel, G. D.
- Exploring the Feasibility of Using Facebook for Surveying Special Interest Populations ; 2016; Lee, C.; Jang, S.
- National Estimates of Sexual Minority Women Alcohol Use through Web Based Respondent Driven Sampling...; 2016; Farrell Middleton, D.; Iachan, R.; Freedner-Maguire, N.; Trocki, K.; Evans, C.
- Bringing Fair Market Rent Surveys into the 21st Century – Evaluating the Effectiveness of MSG...; 2016; Dayton, J.; Brassell, T.; Cooper, V.; Dion, R.; Williams, R.
- Measuring Survey Behavior of Smartphone Users; 2016; Luks, S.; Phillips, R.
- Practical Considerations for Using Vignettes to Evaluate Survey Items ; 2016; Steiger, D. M.; Williams, Do.; Edwards, W. S.; Cantor, D.; Truman, J.
- Using Web Panels to Quantify the Qualitative: The National Center for Health Statistics Research and...; 2016; Scanlon, P. J.
- Impact of Field Period Length in the Estimates of Sexual Victimization in a Web-based Survey of College...; 2016; Berzofsky, M.; Peterson, K.; Shook-Sa, B. E.; Lindquist, C.; Krebs, C.
- Longitudinal Online Ego-centric Social Network Data Collection with EgoWeb 2.0 ; 2016; Amin, A.; Kennedy, D.
- Influences on Item Response Times in a Multinational Web Survey ; 2016; Phillips, B. T.; Kolenikov, S.; Howard Ecklund, E.; Ackermann, A.; Brulia, A.
- QR Codes for Survey Access: Is It Worth It?; 2016; Allen, L.; Marlar, J.
- An Exploration of the Relationship between Usability Testing and Data Verification ; 2016; Langer Tesfaye, C.; Kurmlavage, V.
- Beyond the Survey: Improving Data Insights and User Experience with Mobile Devices ; 2016; Graham, P.; Lew, G.
- User Experience Considerations for Contextual Product Surveys on Smartphones ; 2016; Sedley, A.; Mueller, H.
- The Differential Effect of Mobile-friendly Surveys on Data Quality; 2016; Horwitz, R.
- Embedding Survey Questions within Non-research Mobile Apps: A Method for Collecting High-quality Data...; 2016; Bapna, V.; Antoun, C.
- Does Changing Monetary Incentive Schemes in Panel Studies Affect Cooperation? A Quasi-experiment on...; 2016; Schaurer, I.; Bosnjak, M.
- Survey Mode and Mail Method: A Practical Experiment in Survey Fielding for a Multi-round Survey ; 2016; Sullivan, B. D.; Duda, N.; Bogen, K.; Clusen, N. A.; Wakar, B.; Zhou, H.