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Survey Methodology Bulletin No. 45 July 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 45 - Jul 1999 (488.2 Kb Pdf)


  • An investigation into alternative methods of coding industry on the Labour Force Survey
    Joanne Maher
  • The effect of interviewer and area characteristics on survey response rates: an exploratory analysis
    Roeland Beerten
  • An analysis of the availability of individuals at home
    Jeremy Barton
  • Using weights in regression analysis: A comparison between the SPSS and STATA packages
    Franco Insalaco
  • Responses to Declining Response Rates on Government Surveys
    Jean Martin and Jil Matheson
  • Report on the 2nd International Question Testing Workshop (QUEST ’99) London, 14-15 April 1999
    Kim Ursachi and Amanda White
  • Forthcoming Conferences, Seminars and Courses
  • The GSS Methodology Series
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