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Table 2 Probability of Responding in the Subsequent Cycle After Having Received a Regret Message or Prize, and the Day of Survey Invitation

From: Improving Longitudinal Survey Participation Among Internal Medicine Residents: Incorporating Behavioral Economic Techniques and Avoiding Friday or Saturday Invitations

Categories Adjusted OR of Respondinge
(95% Confidence Interval)
P-value
Effect of a regret messagea (+Selected/-Responded)
 Regret message for any $ amountb 1.37 (1.12 to 1.68) <0.001
 Regret message for $25b 1.26 (1.02 to 1.55) 0.03
Regret message for $100b 1.77 (1.28 to 2.44) 0.001
 Comparison of regret for $25 vs. $100 1.41 (0.96 to 2.07) 0.08
Effect of receiving a prize (+Selected/+Responded)
 Received prize for any $ amountc 1.44 (1.09 to 1.90) 0.003
 Received prize for $25c 1.46 (1.10 to 1.94) 0.01
 Received prize for $100c 1.38 (0.87 to 2.18) 0.17
 Comparison of receiving $25 vs. $100 1.06 (0.62 to 1.82) 0.83
Regret messaged vs. received prize (any $ amount) 1.05 (0.77 to 1.42) 0.77
Day of the week invitations were sentd
 Tuesday 0.98 (0.89 to 1.08) >0.99
 Wednesday 0.92 (0.83 to 1.02) 0.19
 Thursday 0.93 (0.84 to 1.02) 0.26
 Friday 0.72 (0.65 to 0.79) <0.0001
 Saturday 0.84 (0.76 to 0.92) <0.0001
 Sunday 0.98 (0.89 to 1.08) >0.99