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PEDAR: Research Methodology Debt Burden - A Comparison of 1992–93 and 1999–2000 Bachelor’s Degree Recipients a Year After Graduating
Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study
Overall Response Rates
Weight Variables
Accuracy of Estimates
Item Response Rates and Bias Analysis
Data Analysis System
Statistical Procedures
Differences Between Means
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 The Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study- Overall Response Rates

The weighted overall response rate for the B&B:2000/01 interview was 74 percent, reflecting an institution response rate of 90 percent from NPSAS:2000 and a weighted student response rate of 82 percent from B&B:2000/01. The weighted institution response rate for NPSAS:1993 was 88 percent, and the student response rate for the B&B:93/94 interview was 92 percent, resulting in an weighted overall response rate of 81 percent for B&B:93/94.

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