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Quality and quantity: tackling non-contact attrition in a longitudinal survey

Dodds, S., Furlong, A., and Croxford, L. (1989) Quality and quantity: tackling non-contact attrition in a longitudinal survey. Sociology, 23 (2). pp. 275-284. ISSN 0038-0385 (doi:10.1177/0038038589023002008 )

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Abstract

This research note describes some of the methods of reducing non-contact attrition used in the Scottish Young People's Surveys, and suggests that the type of attrition reduction method used can affect the quality of the survey sample.

Item Type:Article
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Furlong, Prof Andy
Authors: Dodds, S., Furlong, A., and Croxford, L.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education > Social Justice Place and Lifelong Education
Journal Name:Sociology
Publisher:Sage Publications Ltd.
ISSN:0038-0385
ISSN (Online):1469-8684

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