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Author: K. D. Singh
Publisher: CIFOR
Keywords: forests, village, inventory, national, guidelines
Number of Pages: 134
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 9798764552
ISBN-13: 9789798764554

Problem formulation. Survey planning. Survey design. Role of remote sensing. Field survey. Special studies. Data processing. Survey evaluation.

Author: Giuseppe Iarossi
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: interpreting, results, influencing, respondents, surveys, managing, survey, design, user, guide, power
Number of Pages: 282
Published: 2006-01
ISBN-10: 0821363921
ISBN-13: 9780821363928

The wording of survey questions can have a dramatic effect on responses, often as much as a 30 per cent swing. Skewed responses are not limited to the wording of questions: comparing survey results across international boundaries is often done without considering and controlling for variable factors. This practical guide on all the steps involved with survey implementation covers survey management, questionnaire design, sampling, respondent's psychology and survey participation, and data management. It will also provide users of survey data with insight into what sorts of problems and biases t

Authors: Dalia M. Spektor, Elaine Reardon, Sarah K. Cotton
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: survey, instrument, war, pesticide, documentation, gulf
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0833029002
ISBN-13: 9780833029003

This report reproduces (1) advance materials sent to 2,005 Gulf War veterans as part of a survey investigating the use of pesticides during Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield and (2) the survey used by the telephone interviewers. Respondents statistically represented the U.S. military population in the Kuwaiti Theater of Operations between August 1990 and July 1991. Survey results, reported in MR-1018/12-OSD, Pesticide Use During the Gulf War: A Survey of Gulf War Veterans.

Author: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Asse
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: results, survey, workplace, screening, monitoring, medical
Number of Pages: 94
Published: 1992-06
ISBN-10: 0941375595
ISBN-13: 9780941375597

Presents the results of a survey of 1,500 U.S. companies, the 50 largest utilities, and the largest unions. The survey was designed to obtain information about the types of medical monitoring and screening done in the U.S. and the extent of their use. Over 50 charts and tables. Survey instruments included.

Author: Robert Woods
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: physicists, particle, survey, directory
Number of Pages: 263
Published: 1999-01-01
ISBN-10: 0788175815
ISBN-13: 9780788175817

A survey & census of particle physicists employed in the U.S., commissioned by the U.S. Dept. of Energy, NSF, & the Division of Particles & Fields of the American Physical Society. The survey was conducted in 1995, with an update of the census in April 1997. The full survey questionnaires are shown. The primary one was addressed to individual particle physicists, while the secondary one was addressed to principal investigators & sought information about people leaving the field. Extensive directory information.

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: country, team, officials, pepfar, survey, hiv, aids, global
Number of Pages: 25
Published: 2008-08
ISBN-10: 1437905390
ISBN-13: 9781437905397

Presents the results of an electronic survey of 41 U.S. officials implementing the Presidentżs Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief(PEPFAR) in 15 focus countries (country team officials). The survey was conducted to identify potential challenges to implementing an alternative approach, developed from HIV/AIDS expertsż suggestions, to allocating funds for the next 5-year phase of PEPFAR. The survey respondents included the CDC, USAID, and the PEPFAR coordinator in each of the 15 focus countries. The questions in this survey were intended to obtain information on country teamsż experiences with set

Author: Shay Bilchik
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: survey, gang, youth, national
Number of Pages: 97
Published: 1999-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788187953
ISBN-13: 9780788187957

The 2nd National Youth Gang Survey surveyed nearly 5,000 law enforcement agencies. Survey results indicate that the youth gang problem in the U.S. is substantial and impacts communities of all sizes, including rural counties. This report first discusses the methodology for conducting the survey. It then discusses survey results: city and county agencies reporting gangs; year gangs became a problem; number of gangs and gang members; types of gangs; unsupervised and troublesome youth groups; gang member demographics; gang migration; gangs and crime; and gangs and drugs. It also includes summary
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