Designing and Conducting Health Surveys A Comprehensive Guide

ISBN-10: 0787975605

ISBN-13: 9780787975609

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

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Description: Providing a comprehensive foundation for reading, interpreting, and understanding survey research in public health, this work focuses on the role of health surveys in providing information about public health problems. The examples highlight sample designs, modes of data collection, and timely topics.

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List price: $85.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/14/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 544
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Figures, Tables, and Exhibits
Foreword
Preface
The Authors
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
Personal Interview Survey: UNICEF Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS-2)-End-Decade Study
Telephone Interview Survey: California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)-2001
Mail Questionnaire Survey: National Dental Malpractice Survey
Selected Sources on Health Surveys
Selected Examples of Health Surveys
References
Name Index
Subject Index
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