Benefits of air quality improvement in Klang Valley Malaysia Online publication date: Thu, 12-Jul-2007
by Rafia Afroz, Mohd Nasir Hassan, Muhamad Awang, Noor Akma Ibrahim
International Journal of Environment and Pollution (IJEP), Vol. 30, No. 1, 2007
Abstract: The study evaluated the comparative reliability of different question formats of contingent valuation method by resurvey of the same households nine months after their original survey. The test-retest correlations are statistically significant at 1% level. Comparative reliability of different question formats has been tested comparing the test-retest correlations of these methods. This test has revealed that there is no significant difference in the test-retest correlations between the different question formats for either level A (reduction of the concentration of PM10 by 10%) or level B (reduction of the concentration of PM10 by 20%) air quality improvement.
Online publication date: Thu, 12-Jul-2007
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