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as the researcher is not present respodents may be more willing to answer potentially embaressing, personal or sensetive questions. Closed questions provide quantitative data which makes it possible to examine patterns between different factors.
postal questionnaire advantages
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you can never be sure that the right person completed the questionnaire. For instance a group of people may work on it together. Closed questions do not allow respondents to develop their answers.
postal questionnaires disadvantages
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other researchers can repeat a structured interview to check the reliability of the findings.
structured interviews advantage
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interviewees may lie to to shock or impress the interviewer
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This is known as interviewe bias or interview effect.
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you can never be sure that the right person completed the questionnaire. For instance a group of people may work on it together. Closed questions do not allow respondents to develop their answers.

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