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Survey Methodology Bulletin No. 32 January 1993

The Survey Methodology Bulletin (SMB) is primarily produced to inform staff in the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the wider Government Statistical Service (GSS) about ONS survey methodology work and includes short articles about methodological projects or issues of general interest.

Survey Methodology Bulletin 32 - Jan 1993 (198 Kb Pdf)


  • A comparison of questions for classifying income
    Kate Foster and Charles Lound
  • Collection of income data in the Survey of English Housing (SEH)
    Irene Rauta
  • Literacy, numeracy and the GHS
    (A review of the feasibility of including literacy and numeracy in the 1993-4 General Household
    Siobhán Carey and Mary Hickman
  • Effect on response of including a reply card with advance letters: an enforced experiment
    Joy Dobbs and Elizabeth Breeze
  • Selecting stratifiers for the Family Resources Survey
    Sharon Bruce
  • An evaluation of ‘The Ethnograph’1: a qualitative computer package
    Paul Hunter
  • Recent methodology work in the division carried out by staff outside the methods unit
    Tricia Dodd
  • Conference on small area statistics and survey and survey designs. Warsaw. 30 September – 3 October 1992
    Dave Elliot
  • Report of Statistics Sweden workshop on the use of auxiliary data I survey design and estimation [Orebro, 5-7 October 1992]
    Patrick Heady
  • International workshop on the development and dissemination of statistics on persons with disabilities – held at Statistics Canada, Ottawa, 13-16 October 1992
    Jean Martin


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