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Survey Methodology [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780470465462Series: Wiley Series in Survey MethodologyPublication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011.Edition: 2nd edISBN:
  • 9781118211342
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: Survey MethodologyDDC classification:
  • 001.433
LOC classification:
  • HA31.2 .S873
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Contents:
COVER; SERIES PAGE; TITLE PAGE; COPYRIGHT; PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION; PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CHAPTER ONE: AN INTRODUCTION TO SURVEY METHODOLOGY; 1.1 INTRODUCTION; 1.2 A BRIEF HISTORY OF SURVEY RESEARCH; 1.3 SOME EXAMPLES OF ONGOING SURVEYS; 1.4 WHAT IS SURVEY METHODOLOGY?; 1.5 THE CHALLENGE OF SURVEY METHODOLOGY; 1.6 ABOUT THIS BOOK; KEYWORDS; FOR MORE IN-DEPTH READING; EXERCISES; CHAPTER TWO: INFERENCE AND ERROR IN SURVEYS; 2.1 INTRODUCTION; 2.2 THE LIFE CYCLE OF A SURVEY FROM A DESIGN PERSPECTIVE; 2.3 THE LIFE CYCLE OF A SURVEY FROM A QUALITY PERSPECTIVE
2.4 PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER2.5 ERROR NOTIONS IN DIFFERENT KINDS OF STATISTICS; 2.6 NONSTATISTICAL NOTIONS OF SURVEY QUALITY; 2.7 SUMMARY; KEYWORDS; FOR MORE IN-DEPTH READING; EXERCISES; CHAPTER THREE: TARGET POPULATIONS, SAMPLING FRAMES, AND COVERAGE ERROR; 3.1 INTRODUCTION; 3.2 POPULATIONS AND FRAMES; 3.3 COVERAGE PROPERTIES OF SAMPLING FRAMES; 3.4 ALTERNATIVE FRAMES FOR SURVEYS OF THE TARGET POPULATION OF HOUSEHOLDS OR PERSONS; 3.5 FRAME ISSUES FOR OTHER COMMON TARGET POPULATIONS; 3.6 COVERAGE ERROR; 3.7 REDUCING UNDERCOVERAGE; 3.8 SUMMARY; KEYWORDS; FOR MORE IN-DEPTH READING; EXERCISES
5.4 USING MULTIPLE MODES OF DATA COLLECTION5.5 SUMMARY; KEYWORDS; FOR MORE IN-DEPTH READING; EXERCISES; CHAPTER SIX: NONRESPONSE IN SAMPLE SURVEYS; 6.1 INTRODUCTION; 6.2 RESPONSE RATES; 6.3 IMPACT OF NONRESPONSE ON THE QUALITY OF SURVEY ESTIMATES; 6.4 THINKING CAUSALLY ABOUT SURVEY NONRESPONSE ERROR; 6.5 DISSECTING THE NONRESPONSE PHENOMENON; 6.6 DESIGN FEATURES TO REDUCE UNIT NONRESPONSE; 6.7 ITEM NONRESPONSE; 6.8 ARE NONRESPONSE PROPENSITIES RELATED TO OTHER ERROR SOURCES?; 6.9 SUMMARY; KEYWORDS; FOR MORE IN-DEPTH READING; EXERCISES; CHAPTER SEVEN: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS IN SURVEYS
7.1 ALTERNATIVES METHODS OF SURVEY MEASUREMENT7.2 COGNITIVE PROCESSES IN ANSWERING QUESTIONS; 7.3 PROBLEMS IN ANSWERING SURVEY QUESTIONS; 7.4 GUIDELINES FOR WRITING GOOD QUESTIONS; 7.5 SUMMARY; KEYWORDS; FOR MORE IN-DEPTH READING; EXERCISES; CHAPTER EIGHT: EVALUATING SURVEY QUESTIONS; 8.1 INTRODUCTION; 8.2 EXPERT REVIEWS; 8.3 FOCUS GROUPS; 8.4 COGNITIVE INTERVIEWS; 8.5 FIELD PRETESTS AND BEHAVIOR CODING; 8.6 RANDOMIZED OR SPLIT-BALLOT EXPERIMENTS; 8.7 APPLYING QUESTION STANDARDS; 8.8 SUMMARY OF QUESTION EVALUATION TOOLS; 8.9 LINKING CONCEPTS OF MEASUREMENT QUALITY TO STATISTICAL ESTIMATES
8.10 SUMMARY
CHAPTER FOUR: SAMPLE DESIGN AND SAMPLING ERROR4.1 INTRODUCTION; 4.2 SAMPLES AND ESTIMATES; 4.3 SIMPLE RANDOM SAMPLING; 4.4 CLUSTER SAMPLING; 4.5 STRATIFICATION AND STRATIFIED SAMPLING; 4.6 SYSTEMATIC SELECTION; 4.7 COMPLICATIONS IN PRACTICE; 4.8 SAMPLING U.S. TELEPHONE HOUSEHOLDS; 4.9 SELECTING PERSONS WITHIN HOUSEHOLDS; 4.10 SUMMARY; KEYWORDS; FOR MORE IN-DEPTH READING; EXERCISES; CHAPTER FIVE: METHODS OF DATA COLLECTION; 5.1 ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF DATA COLLECTION; 5.2 CHOOSING THE APPROPRIATE METHOD; 5.3 EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT DATA COLLECTION METHODS ON SURVEY ERRORS
Summary: Praise for the First Edition: ""The book makes a valuable contribution by synthesizing current research and identifying areas for future investigation for each aspect of the survey process.""-Journal of the American Statistical Association ""Overall, the high quality of the text material is matched by the quality of writing . . .""-Public Opinion Quarterly "". . . it should find an audience everywhere surveys are being conducted.""-Technometrics This new edition of Survey Methodology continues to provide a state-of-the-science prese
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COVER; SERIES PAGE; TITLE PAGE; COPYRIGHT; PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION; PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CHAPTER ONE: AN INTRODUCTION TO SURVEY METHODOLOGY; 1.1 INTRODUCTION; 1.2 A BRIEF HISTORY OF SURVEY RESEARCH; 1.3 SOME EXAMPLES OF ONGOING SURVEYS; 1.4 WHAT IS SURVEY METHODOLOGY?; 1.5 THE CHALLENGE OF SURVEY METHODOLOGY; 1.6 ABOUT THIS BOOK; KEYWORDS; FOR MORE IN-DEPTH READING; EXERCISES; CHAPTER TWO: INFERENCE AND ERROR IN SURVEYS; 2.1 INTRODUCTION; 2.2 THE LIFE CYCLE OF A SURVEY FROM A DESIGN PERSPECTIVE; 2.3 THE LIFE CYCLE OF A SURVEY FROM A QUALITY PERSPECTIVE

2.4 PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER2.5 ERROR NOTIONS IN DIFFERENT KINDS OF STATISTICS; 2.6 NONSTATISTICAL NOTIONS OF SURVEY QUALITY; 2.7 SUMMARY; KEYWORDS; FOR MORE IN-DEPTH READING; EXERCISES; CHAPTER THREE: TARGET POPULATIONS, SAMPLING FRAMES, AND COVERAGE ERROR; 3.1 INTRODUCTION; 3.2 POPULATIONS AND FRAMES; 3.3 COVERAGE PROPERTIES OF SAMPLING FRAMES; 3.4 ALTERNATIVE FRAMES FOR SURVEYS OF THE TARGET POPULATION OF HOUSEHOLDS OR PERSONS; 3.5 FRAME ISSUES FOR OTHER COMMON TARGET POPULATIONS; 3.6 COVERAGE ERROR; 3.7 REDUCING UNDERCOVERAGE; 3.8 SUMMARY; KEYWORDS; FOR MORE IN-DEPTH READING; EXERCISES

5.4 USING MULTIPLE MODES OF DATA COLLECTION5.5 SUMMARY; KEYWORDS; FOR MORE IN-DEPTH READING; EXERCISES; CHAPTER SIX: NONRESPONSE IN SAMPLE SURVEYS; 6.1 INTRODUCTION; 6.2 RESPONSE RATES; 6.3 IMPACT OF NONRESPONSE ON THE QUALITY OF SURVEY ESTIMATES; 6.4 THINKING CAUSALLY ABOUT SURVEY NONRESPONSE ERROR; 6.5 DISSECTING THE NONRESPONSE PHENOMENON; 6.6 DESIGN FEATURES TO REDUCE UNIT NONRESPONSE; 6.7 ITEM NONRESPONSE; 6.8 ARE NONRESPONSE PROPENSITIES RELATED TO OTHER ERROR SOURCES?; 6.9 SUMMARY; KEYWORDS; FOR MORE IN-DEPTH READING; EXERCISES; CHAPTER SEVEN: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS IN SURVEYS

7.1 ALTERNATIVES METHODS OF SURVEY MEASUREMENT7.2 COGNITIVE PROCESSES IN ANSWERING QUESTIONS; 7.3 PROBLEMS IN ANSWERING SURVEY QUESTIONS; 7.4 GUIDELINES FOR WRITING GOOD QUESTIONS; 7.5 SUMMARY; KEYWORDS; FOR MORE IN-DEPTH READING; EXERCISES; CHAPTER EIGHT: EVALUATING SURVEY QUESTIONS; 8.1 INTRODUCTION; 8.2 EXPERT REVIEWS; 8.3 FOCUS GROUPS; 8.4 COGNITIVE INTERVIEWS; 8.5 FIELD PRETESTS AND BEHAVIOR CODING; 8.6 RANDOMIZED OR SPLIT-BALLOT EXPERIMENTS; 8.7 APPLYING QUESTION STANDARDS; 8.8 SUMMARY OF QUESTION EVALUATION TOOLS; 8.9 LINKING CONCEPTS OF MEASUREMENT QUALITY TO STATISTICAL ESTIMATES

8.10 SUMMARY

CHAPTER FOUR: SAMPLE DESIGN AND SAMPLING ERROR4.1 INTRODUCTION; 4.2 SAMPLES AND ESTIMATES; 4.3 SIMPLE RANDOM SAMPLING; 4.4 CLUSTER SAMPLING; 4.5 STRATIFICATION AND STRATIFIED SAMPLING; 4.6 SYSTEMATIC SELECTION; 4.7 COMPLICATIONS IN PRACTICE; 4.8 SAMPLING U.S. TELEPHONE HOUSEHOLDS; 4.9 SELECTING PERSONS WITHIN HOUSEHOLDS; 4.10 SUMMARY; KEYWORDS; FOR MORE IN-DEPTH READING; EXERCISES; CHAPTER FIVE: METHODS OF DATA COLLECTION; 5.1 ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF DATA COLLECTION; 5.2 CHOOSING THE APPROPRIATE METHOD; 5.3 EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT DATA COLLECTION METHODS ON SURVEY ERRORS

Praise for the First Edition: ""The book makes a valuable contribution by synthesizing current research and identifying areas for future investigation for each aspect of the survey process.""-Journal of the American Statistical Association ""Overall, the high quality of the text material is matched by the quality of writing . . .""-Public Opinion Quarterly "". . . it should find an audience everywhere surveys are being conducted.""-Technometrics This new edition of Survey Methodology continues to provide a state-of-the-science prese