Designing and Analysis Questionnaires and Surveys: A Manual for Health Professionals and Administrators / Edition 1

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The fundamental aim of this book is to provide accessible, detailed, good practice guidelines that also address the political and ethical problems of conducting surveys within the health professions. A book to demystify, educate and provide the kind of practical tips that will make the process as straightforward as possible.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781861560728
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/5/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 1,301,755
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 9.19 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1.

Background principles.

The basic rationale.

Determining objectives and hypotheses.

Under what circumstances should the survey be undertaken?

Researching the problem.

Part 2.

The General Survey Design.

An overview of the design.

Choosing between postal and interview surveys.

Obtaining the right size and type of sample.

Part 3.

Survey and questionnaire formats.

Generating the items.

Writing the survey.

Part 4.

Evaluating the items.

The pilot study.

Part 5.

Analysing the results.

Analysing data from surveys.

Part 6.

The report.

Presenting the survey results.

Evaluating reports.

Evaluating reports together with introductory critiques.

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