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Survey Methodology Bulletin No. 41 July 1997

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 41 - July 1997 (315.2 Kb Pdf)


  • Improving advance letters for Major Government Surveys
    Jean Martin, Nikki Bennett, Stephanie Freeth and Amanda White
  • Computer-assisted occupation coding in Blaise III
    Diane Bushnell
  • Collecting data on non-respondents to the Family Expenditure Survey
    Jacqui Hansbro and Kate Foster
  • The effect of call patterns on non-response bias on household surveys
    Kate Foster
  • Quality issues in social surveys (QUISS) seminar London, 13 June 1997 “Using qualitative methods to improve social surveys”
    Kirsty Deacon
  • Forthcoming conferences, meetings and courses
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