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Expertise, collaboration, and rigor - this combination is what brings researchers from government, academic, and nonprofit research sectors to Knowledge Networks. By providing the nation's only probability-based, 100% online survey research panel (known as KnowledgePanel®), Knowledge Networks offers clients the highest quality in online survey research.  Combining the latest in online survey technology with rigorous state-of-the-art sampling methodology, KnowledgePanel meets the high quality standards for federal and peer review.  When you need to be sure of the results, only KnowledgePanel provides the scientific integrity required in today's online survey research environment.

KnowledgePanel NewsKnowledgePanel is a probability-based panel designed to be statistically representative of the U.S. population. Because all KnowledgePanel households were selected randomly with a known probability of selection, KnowledgePanel estimates can be used with the statistical confidence required. Initially using random-digit-dialing (RDD) to create KnowledgePanel, KnowledgePanel is now continuously maintained by using the United States Postal Service's Delivery Sequence File.

KN Panel News This file is essentially a complete list of all U.S. residential households - including households that are cell phone-only and often missed in RDD sampling. Persons in selected households are then invited to participate in KN's Web enabled panel. Those who agree to participate, but are not already on the Internet, are sent a laptop computer and receive an Internet service connection provided and paid for by Knowledge Networks. People who already have computers and Internet service are permitted to participate using their own equipment. Once on KnowledgePanel, panelists receive unique log-in information for accessing surveys online and are sent
emails three to four times a month inviting them to participate in research projects.

 

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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION'S MOBIS

Knowledge Networks recently was awarded a 20-year contract for survey services by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). Click the button below for more information:

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TESS

TESS, funded by the NSF, is a no-cost testing ground for survey-based social science research. Grad students, post-docs and college faculty can conduct studies using KN's KnowledgePanel® – our nationally representative Web-based panel. This approach provides considerable time and cost savings through "time sharing." Learn more by clicking on the TESS logo, above.

 

Charles DiSograDiSogra, KN Chief Statistician, receives 2010 APHA Statistics Section Industry Award

KN's Chief Statistician, Charles DiSogra, has been conferred the 2010 APHA (American Public Health Association) Statistics Section Industry Award. It recognizes outstanding contributions to public health and statistics from members employed in industry, and in particular, Charles' contributions to survey methods with Knowledge Networks – in terms of improving statistical methods in public health. The Awards Luncheon took place at the APHA Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 9, in Denver, Colorado.

 

KN in Rand / CDC Report on H1N1

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JAMA has covered two articles by Katherine Harris of RAND et al, citing findings from their studies for the CDC:


The New England Journal of Medicine (12/2/10 issue) featured an article by Katherine Harris of RAND et al citing the 2009 article on H1N1 vaccine update. The alarming statistic is that less than half of all adults were willing to get vaccinated at the outset of the pandemic.


Read our interview with Katherine Harris.

In April 2010, The New York Times ran two articles on it:

  • "Prevention: More Health Care Workers Got Flu Shots This Season" mentioned that roughly half of hospital workers received the H1N1 vaccine
  • "They Should Know Better," which also focused on this fact (only half of this group was inoculated)

 

mapThe Blair-Rockefeller Poll

KnowledgePanel® Delivers Opinions of Southern African American and Latino Voters

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AP-YAHOO! NEWS ELECTION SURVEYS
CONDUCTED BY KNOWLEDGE NETWORKS

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In the run-up to the 2008 presidential election and afterward, Associated Press and Yahoo! News published polls about voter reactions to the presidential candidates using KnowledgePanel®, as did Associated Press in collaboration with Knowledge Networks.

Widespread coverage of results ran for more than a year, from November 2007 to November 2008; it was featured in thousands of newspaper, radio, television and online reports about the 2008 election including on the CBS Evening News, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, and NPR.

See more | Full poll results | Full poll methodology and data

FEATURED INSIGHTS

INTERVIEWS

ASSOCIATED PRESS-KNOWLEDGE NETWORKS
2010 MID-TERM ELECTION POLLS

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WorldPublicOpinion.org

Survey data from GfK KN fuels ongoing work with the WorldPublicOpinion.org – an international collaborative project whose aim is to give voice to public opinion around the world on international issues.  WorldPublicOpinion.org was initiated by and is managed by the Program on International Policy Attitudes at the University of Maryland.

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FEATURED PRESS RELEASES AND liNKS

frogCLIMATE CHANGE IN THE AMERICAN MIND

George Mason University and Yale University

CHILDREN'S HEALTH POLL

Univ of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health & KnowledgePanel®

Read all NPCH reports

KN WEBCASTS

  • KnowledgePanel Expansion - 5/9/13
    Recorded Video - Flash Video | Slides - .pdf
  • KnowledgePanel CalibrationSM: A Technique to Blend Probability and Non-probability Internet Samples - 3/1/12
    Recorded Video - Flash Video | Slides - .pdf | Questions and Answers - .pdf
  • Continuing the Online Panel Discussion: New Methodological Research from Knowledge Networks (2011 AAPOR paper reprise) - 10/5/11
    Recorded Video – Windows Media | Slides - .pdf
  • Key Issues in Research Accuracy: Sources of bias and error in online research - 04/24/08
    Recorded Video – Windows Media | Slides - .pdf
  • Online Panels: New Methodological Research from Knowledge Networks - 10/25/07
    Recorded Video - Windows Media | Slides - .pdf

 

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On matters related to survey solutions and pricing for new projects contact:

For DC area orgs, universities, and federal agencies (except public affairs/PR):
Joe Garrett
703 830-0613
Email

For universities, foundations, and non-profits:
Wendy Mansfield
202 686-0933
Email

For research firms:
Mike Lawrence
202 370-6345
Email

For public affairs and PR firms:
Chris Moessner
202 640-6519
Email

For health policy studies:
Jordon Peugh
646 742-5334
Email

On matters related to existing contracts:

J. Michael Dennis
Email

Headquarters Mailing
J. M. Dennis, Ph.D.
Knowledge Networks
2100 Geng Road
Suite 210
Palo Alto, CA 94303

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