xxi, 461 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
9780470465462 paper 0470465468 paper
Wiley series in survey methodology.
Topics include sampling frame evaluation, sample design, development of questionnaires, evaluation of questions, alternative modes of data collection, interviewing, nonresponse, post-collection processing of survey data, and practices for maintaining scientific integrity.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-450) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
An introduction to survey methodology Inference and error in surveys Target populations, sampling frames, and coverage error Sample design and sampling error Methods of data collection Nonresponse in sample surveys Questions and answers in surveys Evaluating survey questions Survey interviewing Postcollection processing of survey data Principles and practices related to ethical research FAQs about survey methodology.