I need to find a reference that discusses appropriate response rates for network research. I have a bounded network of 38, but only 36 were able/willing to participate. (94.4%). How do I discuss this response rate in terms of whether the network is accurately/adequately represented when it's missing two actors? I have a quote that suggests that a 5% non-respondent rate in network research is acceptable, but no source. Ideas?
Julie M. Hite
Brigham Young University
Dept. of Educational Leadership & Foundations
Provo, UT 84602
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