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Survey Methodology Bulletin No. 38 - January 1996

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 38 - Jan 1996 (254 Kb Pdf)


  • The effect of changes in the definition of the household reference person
    Jean Martin and Jeremy Barton
  • A comparison of the census characteristics of respondents and nonrespondents to the 1991 Family Expenditure Survey (FES)
    Kate Foster
  • Survey of English Housing – A test of initial contact by telephone
    Anne Klepacz and Aidan O’Kelly
  • Researching in prisons – some practical and methodological issues
    Ann Bridgwood
  • The presentation of weighted data in survey report tables
    Dave Elliot
  • Harmonised questions for government social surveys
    Tony Manners
  • Report on the Quality Issues in Social Surveys (QUISS) Seminar London, 5th December 1995 “Quality – The Interviewer Effect”
    Jeremy Barton
  • Report on the 6th International Workshop on Household Survey Non-Response. Helsinki, 25-27 October 1995
    Kate Foster


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