Survey methodology / Robert M. Groves ... [et al.]. - 2nd ed. - Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2009. - xxi, 461 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm. - Wiley series in survey methodology . - Wiley series in survey methodology. .

Includes bibliographical references ( p. 421-450) and index.

1. An introduction to survey methodology -- 2. Inference and error in surveys -- 3. Target populations, sampling frames, and coverage error -- 4. Sample design and sampling error -- 5. Methods of data collection -- 6. Nonresponse in sample surveys -- 7. Questions and answers in surveys -- 8. Evaluating survey questions -- 9. Survey interviewing -- 10. Postcollection processing of survey data -- 11. Principles and practices related to ethical research -- 12. FAQs about survey methodology. Table of contents


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.



9780470465462 (paper) 0470465468 (paper)

2009004196


Surveys--Methodology.
Social surveys--Methodology.
Social sciences--Research--Statistical methods.

HA31.2 / .S873 2009

519.5 / SUR 2009

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