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Table 2 Response rates by gender and age

From: A randomized trial of mailed questionnaires versus telephone interviews: Response patterns in a survey

  Mailed questionnaire Telephone interview
  % N % N
Total 58.1 2611 56.2* 1389
Gender     
Men 54.2 1319 57.9 681
Women 62.0 1292 54.7 708
Age     
20 – 30 56.6 698 56.3 352
31 – 40 62.8 653 51.6 347
41 – 50 59.0 649 61.8 351
51 – 60 53.7 611 55.2 339
  1. *153 persons assigned to telephone interviews answered mailed questionnaires. The response rate for the combined data collection strategy was 67.2%.