Completing Surveys With Different Item Formats: Testing Equivalence

Arne Weigold, Ingrid K. Weigold, Stephanie A. Dykema & Naomi M. Drakeford
Studies examining the similarity of online self-report survey responses using different item formats have yielded inconclusive results. Additionally, no studies have used appropriate methods for thoroughly and correctly examining equivalence across conditions. We examined the comparability of survey responses across four item formats—horizontal radio button, text box, drop-down menu, and vertical radio button—in two studies. The second study added two response categories: optional responding and forced responding. Participants were college students at two institutions of...
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