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Designing and conducting health surveys : a comprehensive guide

Lu Ann Aday, Llewellyn J. Cornelius ; foreword by Steven B. Cohen.
  • San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2006.
  • 3rd ed.
  • xxii, 518 pages : illustrations; 25 cm.
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Subjects
Medical Subjects
Contents
  • Thinking about topics for health surveys
  • Matching the survey design to survey objectives
  • Defining and clarifying the survey variables
  • Thinking through the relationships between variables
  • Choosing the methods of data collection
  • Deciding who will be in the sample
  • Deciding how many will be in the sample
  • General principles for formulating questions
  • Formulating questions about health
  • Formulating questions about demographics and behavior
  • Formulating questions about knowledge and attitudes
  • Guidelines for formatting the questionnaire
  • Monitoring and carrying out the survey
  • Preparing the data for analysis
  • Planning and implementing the analysis of the data
  • Writing the research report.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 451-494) and indexes.
ISBN
  • 0787975605 (cloth)
Identifying numbers
  • EAN: 9780787975609
  • LCCN: 2005036447
  • OCLC: 62714593

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