English title: The impact of Survey item characteristics on mode-specific measurement bias in the Crime Victimisation Survey
Author(s): Dirkjan Beukenhorst - Bart Buelens - Frank Engelen - Jan van der Laan - Vivian Meertens - Barry Schouten -
Type: Report, working paper
The interaction between survey item characteristics and survey mode is investigated in terms of measurement bias. For this purpose a typology of survey items was constructed. Mode-specific measurement bias was estimated using a large-scale mixed-mode experiment linked to the Crime Victimisation Survey 2011. This experiment consisted of a randomized allocation of sample persons to the four survey modes web, paper, telephone and face-to-face. A multi-level model is used to explain the mode-specific measurement bias for a set of approximately 125 items from the Crime Victimisation Survey.
Institution: Statistics Netherlands
Number of pages: 0
Series: Discussion Paper