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Unformatted text preview: nterviewing in replicates, which are representative subsamples
of the larger sample. Using replicates to control the release of sample ensures that
complete call procedures are followed for the entire sample. Calls were staggered over
times of day and days of the week to maximize the chance of making contact with
potential respondents. Each telephone number received at least one daytime call in an
attempt to find someone at home. Contact procedures were slightly different for the landline and cell samples. For the
landline sample, interviewers first determined if the household had any 12 -to -17 year old residents. Households with no teens were screened -out as ineligible. In eligible
households, interviewers first conducted a short parent interview with either the
father/male guardian or mother/female guardian. The short parent interview asked
some basic household demographic questions as well as questions about a particular
teen in the household (selected at random if more than one teen lived in the house.) For the cell phone s...
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