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Title An experiment comparing grids and item-by-item formats in web surveys completed through PCs and smartphones
Source Telematics and Informatics, 34, 1, pp. 30-42
Year 2016
Access date 16.05.2016
Abstract Some respondents already complete web surveys via mobile devices. These devices vary at several levels from PCs. In particular, we expect differences when grid questions are used due to the lower visibility on mobile devices and because in questionnaires optimized to be completed through smartphones, grids are split up into an item-by-item format. This paper reports the results of a two-wave experiment conducted in Spain in 2015, comparing three groups: PCs, smartphones not-optimized, or smartphones optimized. We found similar levels of interitem correlations, longer completion times for grid questions for smartphone respondents, and sometimes less non-differentiation for PCs. Thus, using the item-by-item format for smartphones and PCs seems the most appropriate way to improve comparability.
Year of publication2016
Bibliographic typeJournal article

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