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.

Applications of Randomized Response Methods

Since its introduction by Warner (1965), the randomized response method has been the focus of considerable theoretical literature. As Chapter 2 demonstrates, the original formulation by Warner has been exposed to continual revision and improvement. From a simple model to estimate the prevalence of sensitive ...

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