CHRR at The Ohio State University American Population Panel

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Frequently Asked Question

Below you will find answers to commonly asked questions. If your question does not appear in the list, please contact CHRR at the Ohio State University for assistance.

CHRR Contact

Phone: 866-448-6075

What is CHRR?

Who We Are: CHRR at the Ohio State University is a multidisciplinary research organization affiliated with the College of Arts and Sciences at OSU.

What We Do: We develop survey software, design survey instruments, oversee field work, and generate and disseminate fully documented data sets.

Who We Work With: Researchers in government, private research organizations, and universities around the world.

What is the CHRR American Population Panel?

The American Population Panel is a group of volunteer members who agree to participate in social science and health related studies. The studies are conducted by CHRR at the Ohio State University for research purposes. We collect basic demographic information from panel members in order to match them with studies' needs. The privacy of all panel members is protected.

Who can join the panel?

Any individual 18 years or older living in U.S. can be a member of CHRR American Population Panel.

Why are surveys important?

Good information for research purposes depends on communicating with target demographics instead of guessing about their lives and experiences.

What will the surveys be about?

We have a variety of survey subjects.

What else do I have to do besides answer surveys?


How much time will it take to be on the panel?

The time-commitment varies with each survey.

How often will you contact me?

This will depend on the number of surveys we field and whether your demographic information matches the requirements for our surveys.

Can I stop being on the panel anytime?


How much information will be gathered and kept?

We will keep all information provided from the initial panel survey in which you were asked to join and subsequent information you may provide as a participant in future surveys.

How long will you keep it?

It will be safely stored for 10 years.

Who can see my information?

Panel member information is viewed by CHRR only. This information is not shared or sold.