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Use of mobile devices to answer online surveys: implications for research

Cunningham, John A.; Neighbors, Clayton; Bertholet, Nicolas; Hendershot, Christian S.


BACKGROUND There is a growing use of mobile devices to access the Internet. We examined whether participants who used a mobile device to access a brief online survey were quicker to respond to the survey but also, less likely to complete it than participants using a traditional web browser. FINDINGS Using data from a recently completed online intervention trial, we found that participants using mobile devices were quicker to access the survey but less likely to complete it compared to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-07-08
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Research Notes
DOI: 10.1186/1756-0500-6-258


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