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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

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: self re·port stud·y

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /sel-fri-pORt stUHd-ee/
  • British English – /self-ri-pAWt stUHd-ee/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /sɛlf-rɪˈpɔrt ˈstʌdi/
  • British English – /sɛlf-rɪˈpɔːt ˈstʌdi/

Usage Notes

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

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Works Consulted

Bilton, Tony, Kevin Bonnett, Pip Jones, David Skinner, Michelle Stanworth, and Andrew Webster. 1996. Introductory Sociology. 3rd ed. London: Macmillan.

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 July 11, 2020 (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 July 11, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/self-report-study/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“self-report study.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 11 Jul. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/self-report-study/>.