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Survey Methodology Bulletin No. 44 January 1999

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 44 - Jan 1999 (672 Kb Pdf)


  • Household ownership of telephones and other communication links: implications for telephone surveys
    Roeland Beerten and Jean Martin
  • Handhelds in a laptop world
    James Gray
  • Effective calling strategies for interviewers on household surveys
    Jeremy Barton
  • A comparison of software for producing sampling errors on social surveys
    Dave Elliot
  • A New Social Classification for Government Statistics
    Jean Martin
  • Quality Issues in Social Surveys (QUISS) Seminar London, 6th October 1998 “Reporting data quality”
    Amanda White
  • Forthcoming Conferences, Seminars and Courses
  • The GSS Methodology Series
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