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self-report study

Definition of Self-report Study

(noun) A study in which participants, rather than researchers, record answers.

Self-report Study Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /sɛlf rəˈpɔ(ə)rt ˈstədi/
      • /sɛlf riˈpɔ(ə)rt ˈstədi/
    • British English
      • /sɛlf rᵻˈpɔːt ˈstʌdi/
  • Syllabification: (self re·port stud·y)

Usage Notes

  • Plural: self-report studies
  • Variant spelling: selfreport study

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Works Consulted

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Carrabine, Eamonn, Pam Cox, Maggy Lee, Ken Plummer, and Nigel South. 2009. Criminology: A Sociological Introduction. 2nd ed. London: Routledge.

Griffiths, Heather, Nathan Keirns, Eric Strayer, Susan Cody-Rydzewski, Gail Scaramuzzo, Tommy Sadler, Sally Vyain, Jeff Bry, Faye Jones. 2016. Introduction to Sociology 2e. Houston, TX: OpenStax.

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Cite the Definition of Self-report Study

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “self-report study.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved September 21, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/self-report-study/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

self-report study. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/self-report-study/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “self-report study.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed September 21, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/self-report-study/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“self-report study.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 21 Sep. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/self-report-study/>.