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Validity of Reported Date of Birth, Salary, and Seniority
Charles N. Weaver and Carol L. Swanson
The Public Opinion Quarterly
Vol. 38, No. 1 (Spring, 1974), pp. 69-80
Published by: Oxford University Press on behalf of the American Association for Public Opinion Research
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2747836
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This study reveals wide variations in actual vs. reported date of birth, salary,and seniority. It suggests that invalidity is a specialized phenomenon, and that the direction and magnitude of inaccurate responses are structurally related to characteristics of the respondents.
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