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Author Fowler, Floyd J.

Title Improving survey questions : design and evaluation / Floyd J. Fowler, Jr
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1995

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Description viii, 191 pages : illustrations, ; 22 cm
Series Applied social research methods series ; v. 38
Applied social research methods series ; v. 38
Contents 1. Questions as Measures: An Overview -- 2. Designing Questions to Gather Factual Data -- 3. Questions to Measure Subjective States -- 4. Some General Rules for Designing Good Survey Instruments -- 5. Presurvey Evaluation of Questions -- 6. Assessing the Validity of Survey Questions -- 7. Question Design and Evaluation Issues in Perspective -- Appendix A: Commonly Used Measurement Dimensions -- Appendix B: Measures of Common Covariates -- Appendix C: About Open-Ended Questions -- Appendix D: Achieving Standardized Interviews
Analysis Social sciences Research Methodology
Social surveys Methodology
Notes Bibliography: p184-188. - Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-188) and index
Subject Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology.
Social surveys -- Methodology.
Social surveys.
Data Collection -- methods.
Data Collection.
Research Design.
Sociometric Techniques.
Data Collection.
Research Design.
Sociometric Techniques.
LC no. 95016861
ISBN 0803945825 (cloth : alk. paper)
0803945833 (paperback: alk. paper)