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Title:  Estimation of Response Bias in the NHES:95 Adult Education Survey
Description: This report consists of four major research objectives established for the Bias Study. They were: to examine the bias in the overall participation rate in adult education activities; to examine bias in the estimates of participation in work-related and personal development courses; to assess the validity of the responses to the barriers items; and to explore reasons for switching participation status between the NHES:95 screener and the AE extended interview.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: June 1996
Web Release: June 30, 1996
Print Release: June 30, 1996
Publication #: NCES 9613
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Mike Brick, Kwang Kim, Mary Jo Nolin, and Mary Collins (Westat, Inc.)
Type of Product: Working Paper
  Working Papers provide preliminary analysis of substantive, technical, and methodological issues. They are works in progress that are presented to promote the sharing of valuable work experience and knowledge. These papers have not undergone a rigorous review for consistency with NCES standards.
Survey/Program Areas: National Household Education Survey (NHES)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Working Paper, please contact:
Chris Chapman.