Designing and Conducting Health Surveys

Designing and Conducting Health Surveys

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Designing and Conducting Health Surveys is written for students, teachers, researchers, and anyone who conducts health surveys. This third edition of the standard reference in the field draws heavily on the most recent methodological research on survey design and the rich storehouse of insights and implications provided by cognitive research on question and questionnaire design in particular. This important resource presents a total survey error framework that is a useful compass for charting the dangerous waters between systematic and random errors that inevitably accompany the survey design enterprise. In addition, three new studies based on national, international, and state and local surveysa€”the UNICEF Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys, California Health Interview Survey, and National Dental Malpractice Surveya€”are detailed that illustrate the range of design alternatives available at each stage of developing a survey and provide a sound basis for choosing among them.QWB (Quality of Well-Being Scale), 226 R Race/ethnicity issues: questions relating to, 249a€“251, 265a€“266; related to hiring interviewers, ... measures of, 55, 56t, 58t; random variation impact on, 49; split-half, 61; test-retest, 55, 57a€“58t, 59; written report discussion on, 403. ... quality in, 309a€“310t; examples of, 308a€“309; order of questions, 303a€“306; TDM (tailored design method) approach to, 295a€“ 303, 314, anbsp;...

Title:Designing and Conducting Health Surveys
Author:Lu Ann Aday, Llewellyn J. Cornelius
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-01-20


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