Primer on Health Surveys

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David L Nordstrom; David L Nordstrom;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Tobacco Control and Public Health in Eastern Europe
  • Journal: Tobacco Control and Public Health in Eastern Europe (issn: 2222-2693, eissn: 2222-4629)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: population survey | data collection | sample size | cross-sectional | longitudinal | descriptive | analytic | KAP surveys | census | reliability | validity | ethics | survey questions | modes of administration | Public aspects of medicine | RA1-1270 | Toxicology. Poisons | RA1190-1270

The aim of this paper is to introduce novice researchers to surveys as a method of data collection. It starts with the definition of a survey, its major purposes and types as well as changes in the goals surveys have helped to achieve over time. Advantages and disadvan... View more
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