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James M. Lepkowski

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Professor Emeritus, Biostatistics, School of Public Health.

Research Professor Emeritus, Institute for Social Research.

Research Professor, Biostatistics, School of Public Health.

Director, Program in Survey Methodology.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Lepkowki is broadly interested in new survey sampling methods and applications across a range of disciplines. Methodological research activities include telephone sampling, compensating for missing survey data, and analyzing survey data while accounting for the complexity of the survey sample design. Program research interests include survey and sample design, interviewer behavior, respondent and coding errors, and estimation procedures.

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Lepkowski, James M. 2008. . (Ed)Advances in Telephone Survey Methodology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Shrivastwa, Nijika, Brenda W. Gillespie, Giselle E. Kolenic, James M. Lepkowski, and Matthew L. Boulton. 2015. "Predictors of Vaccination in India for Children Aged 12–36 Months." American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 49(6): S435-S444. DOI. Abstract.

Mutumba, M., K. Resnicow, J. Bauermeister, G. Harper, V. Musiime, Rachel C. Snow, and James M. Lepkowski. 2015. "Development of a Psychosocial Distress Measure for Ugandan Adolescents Living with HIV." AIDS and Behavior, 19(2): 380-392. DOI. Abstract.

Elkasabi, M., Z. Suzer-Gurtekin, James M. Lepkowski, U. Kim, R. Curtin, and R. McBee. 2014. "A comparison of ABS mail and RDD surveys for measuring consumer attitudes." International Journal of Market Research, 56(6): 737-756. DOI. Abstract.

Keusch, F., R. Rao, L. Chang, James M. Lepkowski, P. Reddy, and S. Choi. 2014. "Participation in Clinical Research: Perspectives of Adult Patients and Parents of Pediatric Patients Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation." Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 20(10): 1604-1611. PMCID: PMC4163094. DOI. Abstract.

Lepkowski, James M., William D. Mosher, Robert M. Groves, Brady T. West, James Wagner, and Haley Gu. 2013. "Responsive Design, Weighting, and Variance Estimation in the 2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth." Vital and health statistics. Series 2: Data evaluation and methods research, 2(158). Abstract.

Chen, Q., X. Jiang, E. Hedgeman, K. Knutson, B. Gillespie, B. Hong, James M. Lepkowski, A. Franzblau, O. Jolliet, P. Adriaens, A. Demond, and D. Garabrant. 2013. "Estimation of age- and sex-specific background human serum concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs, and PCBs in the UMDES and NHANES populations." Chemosphere, 91(6): 817-823. DOI. Abstract.

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