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Randomized Response
A Method for Sensitive Surveys



80 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Randomized Response describes an innovative survey technique designed to overcome the difficulties associated with sensitive or embarrassing questions. It shows how the randomized response method can protect survey respondents and minimize bias. It also shows how the technique can estimate parameters of both qualitative and quantitative measures, test subgroup differences, and perform bivariate and multivariate analyses.
 
Surveying Sensitive Topics
 
The Randomized Response Technique
 
Applications of Randomized Response Methods
 
Conclusion

James Alan Fox

James Alan Fox is the Lipman Family Professor of Criminology, Law, and Public Policy at Northeastern University. He has published 18 books, dozens of journal and magazine articles, as well as hundreds of freelance columns in newspapers around the country, primarily in the areas of multiple murder, youth crime, school and campus violence, workplace violence, and capital punishment. As a member of its Board of Contributors, his opinion column appears frequently in USAToday. Fox led the investigation of Seattle’s Capitol Hill mass shooting and was part of the task force investigating the serial murder of college students in Gainesville,... More About Author

Paul E. Tracy

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