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Survey Methodology Bulletin No. 39 July 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 39 - Jul 1996 (348.7 Kb Pdf)


  • Foreword
    Amanda White

  • In search of an income question for the 2001 Census
    Debbie Collins and Amanda White

  • Asking the self-employed about their income
    Jean Martin, Sarah Cheesebrough & Tricia Dodd (ONS); Graham Farrant & Anthony McKernan (SCPR)
  • Ethical issues in conducting surveys of psychiatric morbidity
    Howard Meltzer

  • Selecting stratifiers for the Family Expenditure Survey (FES)
    Jeremy Barton
  • Allocating primary sampling units for annual surveys to months of the year
    Charles Lound
  • Quality – an international perspective
    Sampson Low
  • Forthcoming seminars, conferences and meetings
  • New Methodology Series
  • Subscriptions and enquiries
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