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UK Survey Question Bank - Thematic Commentaries 1999-2012

Bulmer, Martin and Thomas, Roger and Bowling, Ann and Brierley, Peter and Gayle, Vernon and Hagger‐Johnson, Gareth and Hough, Mike and Jenkinson, Crispin and Lang, Iain and McAndrew, Siobhan and Mercer, Catherine and Murray, Susan and Schneider, Silke and Pudney, Steve and Voas, David (2011) UK Survey Question Bank - Thematic Commentaries 1999-2012. Discussion Paper. UK Data Archive, University of Essex, Colchester and Guildford.

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Abstract

The Survey Question Bank (SQB) provided access to questionnaires from a range of major UK and cross-national social surveys. A search of the questionnaires displayed questions in their original context helping with questionnaire design and methods research and teaching. The SQB also wrote and commissioned a series of methods fact sheets and topic overviews - vital to making sense of the questions and the data created from them. These commentaries were authored by experts in their field and were designed to get users started in a particular area and to lead to further reading. The zip contains invited 25 factsheets and commentaries on survey questions by the following themes/topics: Households, ethnicity, housing and crime: - Household Definition (Question Bank Commentary) - Ethnicity (Question Bank Commentary) - Housing and Household Amenities (Question Bank Commentary) - Measuring Crime (Question Bank Commentary) Economic activity and income: - Economic Activity (Question Bank Commentary) - Income (Question Bank Commentary) Education and youth transitions: - Measuring Educational Attainment (Survey Question Bank Topic Overview 6) - Youth Transitions (Survey Question Bank Topic Overview 8) Health, quality of life and disability: - Physical Functioning in Older Adults (Survey Question Bank Topic Overview 5) - Survey Measurement of General Health Status (Question Bank Commentary) - Measuring Health Status and Quality of Life (Question Bank Commentary) - Measuring Disability in the General Population Using Sample Surveys and Censuses (Question Bank Commentary) Sexual behaviour and risk, drug and alcohol use: - Measuring Sexual Behaviour and Risk (Survey Question Bank Topic Overview 1) - Survey Measures of Drug/Substance Use (Survey Question Bank Topic Overview 2) - Alcohol Use in Youth (Survey Question Bank Topic Overview 3) Religion: - Measuring Religiosity in Surveys (Survey Question Bank Topic Overview 4) - Religion (Question Bank Commentary) Survey methods: - Computer Assisted Interviewing (Question Bank Factsheet 8) - Developing Indicators for Concepts (Question Bank Factsheet 7) - Evaluating Survey Questions (Question Bank Factsheet 4) - Likert Items and Scales (Survey Question Bank Methods Fact Sheet 1) - Methods of Data Collection in Social Surveys (Question Bank Factsheet 2) - Mode Effects (Question Bank Factsheet 6) - Questions and Answers in Surveys (Question Bank Factsheet 3) - Survey Interviewing (Question Bank Factsheet 5)

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: survey question design; question bank; survey methods
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > UK Data Archive
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2021 16:09
Last Modified: 06 Jan 2022 14:20
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/29268

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