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Publications and Paper Presentations by Ward Kay

The Use of Targeted Incentives to Reluctant Respondents on Response Rate and Data Quality
2001 Proceedings of the American Statistical Association (with Boggess, S., Selvavel, K., & McMahon, M.)

Use of Targeted Incentives in a Longitudinal Study
2001 Proceedings of the American Statistical Association

Reports of Smoking in a National Survey: Self and Proxy Reports in Self-and Interviewer-Administered Questionnaires
Annals of Epidemiology, 1998 (with Brittingham, A., Tourangeau, R.)

Reports of Smoking in a National Survey: Self and Proxy Reports in Screening and Detailed Interviews
Presented to the American Association of Public Opinion Research, 1998 (with Tourangeau, R., Brittingham, A.)

Over-Editing: An Examination of the Potential Harmful Effects of Survey Data Editing
Presented to the American Association of Public Opinion Research, 1997

The Use of Focus Groups as a Cognitive Tool for the Development of Quantitative Surveys: Advantages and Drawbacks
Presented to the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, 1996

Identifying Skill Requirements and the Problem of Supervisors: Effectiveness of Task-Based Questions in a Skill-Based Occupational Coding System
Presented to the Southern Association for Public Opinion Research, 1996, James W. Prothro Student Paper Competition Honorable Mention

The Potential Hazards of Relying (Too Much) on Focus Groups
Presented to the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, 1995 (with Hurd, R.)

Sampling, Surveying and Communicating with a Hard-to-Reach Population: A National Survey of Truck Drivers
Presented to the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, 1994

Shaping Up Your Statistics
Public Risk, 1994

Public Awareness and Reaction to Water Quality Threats: Attitudes Before and After the 1993 Cryptosporidium Outbreak in Milwaukee"
Presented to the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, 1993 (with Hurd, R., and Barron, K.M.)

Public Acceptance of Innovative Solutions to Air Quality and Traffic Congestion Problems
Presented to the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, 1993 (with Hurd, R., and Barron, K.M.)

"Using the Fax Machine for Data Retrieval of Elite Populations"
Poster presentation at the American Association for Public Opinion Research, 1993 (with Parsons, J.)

Suburban Race Relations: A Study of a Changing Community
Presented to the Urban Affairs Association, 1992

Surveying Race Relations in the Suburbs
Presented to the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, 1991

Point of Entry Distribution: Interviewer Boredom and Quality Control
Presented to Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, 1990

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