Enhancing participants' response rate in online medical educational surveys

Joint Authors

Shrivastava, Saurabh Ram Bihari Lal
Shrivastava, Prateek Saurabh

Source

Medical Journal of Babylon

Issue

Vol. 18, Issue 2 (30 Jun. 2021), pp.66-68, 3 p.

Publisher

University of Babylon College of Medicine

Publication Date

2021-06-30

Country of Publication

Iraq

No. of Pages

3

Main Topic

Medicine

Topics

Abstract EN

In the field of medical education, surveys remain one of the most common methods for the planned and conducted educational research.

However, the validity of the obtained results depends on the adequate representation of the study population and the number of participants who have responded to the survey.

An extensive search of all materials related to the topic was carried out in the PubMed search engine and a total of seven articles were selected based on the suitability with the current review objectives.

Owing to the ongoing coronavirus disease‑2019 pandemic, a sudden rise in the incidence of online educational surveys has been observed.

There is an immense need to improve the response rates to the online surveys and thereby get representative results.

In conclusion, online surveys are exceedingly being used in the field of medical education research by different stakeholders.

It is the responsibility of the researcher to ensure that they follow simple steps to reduce both unit nonresponse and item nonresponse and thereby ensure more representation to the study In the field of medical education, surveys remain one of the most common methods for the planned and conducted educational research.

However, the validity of the obtained results depends on the adequate representation of the study population and the number of participants who have responded to the survey.

An extensive search of all materials related to the topic was carried out in the PubMed search engine and a total of seven articles were selected based on the suitability with the current review objectives.

Owing to the ongoing coronavirus disease‑2019 pandemic, a sudden rise in the incidence of online educational surveys has been observed.

There is an immense need to improve the response rates to the online surveys and thereby get representative results.

In conclusion, online surveys are exceedingly being used in the field of medical education research by different stakeholders.

It is the responsibility of the researcher to ensure that they follow simple steps to reduce both unit nonresponse and item nonresponse and thereby ensure more representation to the study findings.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Shrivastava, Saurabh Ram Bihari Lal& Shrivastava, Prateek Saurabh. 2021. Enhancing participants' response rate in online medical educational surveys. Medical Journal of Babylon،Vol. 18, no. 2, pp.66-68.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1248075

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Shrivastava, Saurabh Ram Bihari Lal& Shrivastava, Prateek Saurabh. Enhancing participants' response rate in online medical educational surveys. Medical Journal of Babylon Vol. 18, no. 2 (Apr. / Jun. 2021), pp.66-68.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1248075

American Medical Association (AMA)

Shrivastava, Saurabh Ram Bihari Lal& Shrivastava, Prateek Saurabh. Enhancing participants' response rate in online medical educational surveys. Medical Journal of Babylon. 2021. Vol. 18, no. 2, pp.66-68.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-1248075

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

Includes bibliographical references : p. 68

Record ID

BIM-1248075