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Effects of additional reminders on survey participation and attrition. LORE methodological note 2015:7

Authors Johan Martinsson
Maria Andreasson
Publisher University of Gothenburg
Place of publication Göteborg
Publication year 2015
Published at Department of Political Science
Language en
Keywords survey methodology, participation rates, attrition
Subject categories Statistics, Political Science


This study examines the impact of reminders on survey participation rates, completion rates and panel unsubscription rates. The results show that going from zero to one reminder increases the participation rate by eleven percentage points, from one to two by four percentage points, and from two to three by two and half percentage points. As the number of reminders increase, the share of people who complete the entire survey after starting it also goes up, as do the share of the invited sample who instead unsubscribes permanently from the panel.

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