The Impact of Messaging and Incentives on Survey Response Rates to Understand Barriers COVID-19 Testing in the United States

Fieldwork by:
Location:
Minnesota, United States
Timeline:
2020
Target group:
  • Adults
Outcome of interest:
  • Attitudes and norms
  • Take-up of program/social service/healthy behavior
Intervention type:
  • Health care delivery
  • Nudges and reminders
  • Covid-19 response
AEA RCT registration number:
AEARCTR-0006278
Research papers:

To better understand barriers to COVID-19 testing for underserved communities, researchers evaluated the impact of varying flyer messaging and survey incentive rates on survey responses. Researchers will use survey responses to identify the most important barriers to testing and potential community leaders to effectively disseminate vital public health information. This research is ongoing and results are forthcoming.