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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- A new model for concept evaluation; 2016; Allen, D. R.
- Feature phones no barrier to conducting an effective conjoint study ; 2016; de Rooij, R.; Dossin, R.
- A look at the unique data-gathering process behind the Harvard Impact Study; 2016; Vitale, J.
- Are smartphone users less-engaged survey-takers? ; 2016; Derham, P.
- Are sliders too slick for surveys?; 2016; Buskirk, T. D.
- Research gamification for quality pharmaceutical stakeholder insights; 2016; Mondry, B.; Fink, L.
- The impact of survey duration on completion rates among Millennial respondents ; 2016; Coates, D.; Bliss, M.; Vivar, X.
- SurveyTester from Knowledge Navigators ; 2016; Macer, T.
- Marrying passive and custom data for effective mobile targeting; 2016; King, K.; Stevens, N.
- Simplifying your mobile solution; 2016; Berry, K.
- How to maximize survey response rates ; 2016; DeVall, R.; Colby, C.
- Can Survey Participation Alter Household Saving behaviour?; 2016; Crossley, T. F.; de Bresser, J.; Delaney, L.; Winter, J.
- Participation rates of childhood cancer survivors to self-administered questionnaires: a systematic...; 2016; Kilsdonk, E.; Wendel, E.; van Dulmen-den Broeder, E.; van Leeuwen, F.E.; Van Den Berg, M. H.; Jaspers...
- Google's MIDAS Touch: Predicting UK Unemployment with Internet Search Data; 2016; Smith, Pau.
- Patient preference: a comparison of electronic patient-completed questionnaires with paper among cancer...; 2016; Martin, P.; Brown, M.C.; Espin‐Garcia, O.; Cuffe, S.; Pringle, D.; Mahler, M.; Villeneuve, J.;...
- Towards Building An Intelligent Integrated Multi-Mode Time Diary Survey Framework; 2016; Arunachalam, H.
- Mixed Mode Research: Issues in Design and Analysis; 2016; Hox, J.; de Leeuw, E. D.; Klausch, L. T.
- Text Interviews on Mobile Devices; 2016; G.; Schober, M. F.; Antoun, C.; G.; Hupp, A.; Yan, H. Y.Conrad, F. G.
- Smartphone Participation in Web surveys: Choosing between the Potential for Coverage, Nonresponse, and...; 2016; Peterson, G.; Griffin, J.; LaFrance, J.; J.Li, J.J.
- Mobile Web Surveys: A Total Survey Error Perspective; 2016; Couper, M. P.; Antoun, C.; Mavletova, A. M.
- Total Survey Error in Practice: Improving Quality in the Era of Big Data; 2016; Biemer, P. P.; de Leeuw, E. D.; Eckman, S.; Edwards, B.; Kreuter, F.; Lyberg, L. E.; Tucker, C.; West...
- Does the Use of Smartphones to Participate in Web Surveys Affect the Survey Experience when Sensitive...; 2016; Toninelli, D.; Revilla, M.
- Device use in web surveys: The effect of differential incentives; 2016; Mavletova, A. M.; Couper, M. P.
- Web vs. Mobile Web – An Experimental Study of Mode Effects; 2016; Keusch, F.; Yan, T.
- Device Effects - How different screen sizes affect answers in online surveys; 2016; Fisher, B.; Bernet, F.
- Effects of motivating question types with graphical support in multi channel design studies; 2016; Luetters, H.; Friedrich-Freksa, M.; Vitt, SGoldstein, D. G.
- Analyzing Cognitive Burden of Survey Questions with Paradata: A Web Survey Experiment; 2016; Hoehne, J. K.; Schlosser, S.; Krebs, D.
- Why Do Web Surveys Take Longer on Smartphones?; 2016; Couper, M. P.; J. J.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.