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Title: An analysis of disease-related personal, socio-demographic and trip-related characteristics influencing the reporting rate of data collection methods during a travel survey
Authors: De Schutter, Ine
Advisors: JANSSENS, Davy
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: UHasselt
Abstract: Recent research indicates that trips, made during a travel survey, are often underreported in the deployed data collection methods. The present study contributes to the field by determining whether disease-related physical, cognitive or psychological impairments, as well as socio-demographic and trip-related factors, contributed significantly to changes in reporting by persons with various disability severities. 108 persons with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) were classified into three subgroups determined by their ambulatory dysfunction: mild (n=51), moderate (n=27) and severe (n=30) MS. The respondents had to fill in a travel diary and carry a GPS logger during seven consecutive days. Clinical tests and questionnaires were applied to gain information about their disability characteristics, and to investigate their impact to the data-quality. The results of the study indicate that GPS devices were a good addition for the diary data especially for the underreported trips to home. The higher t
Notes: master in de verkeerskunde-mobiliteitsmanagement
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Category: T2
Type: Theses and Dissertations
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