EU Kids Online 2020: Technical report detailing the methodological aspects of EU Kids Online IV project is now available. This report provides information about the nature of the project, how the questionnaire was developed, sampling and data collection, ethical issues, data management and weighting. The information in this report should enable readers of the EUKO 2020 report and users of the EUKO IV dataset to understand the logic and nature of the survey.
Cite the report as:
Zlamal, R., Machackova, H., Smahel, D., Abramczuk, K., Ólafsson, K., & Staksrud, E. (2020). EU Kids Online 2020: Technical report. EU Kids Online. https://doi.org/10.21953/lse.04dr94matpy7
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