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Lifestyle Survey Toolkit

Below are a range of texts covering various aspects or survey research.

Research Methods

  • Survey Research Practice, Hoinville, G., Jowell, R. et al. 1978, London; Heinemann Educational
  • Improving Survey Questions, Fowler (1995)
  • Surveys in Social Research (4th Edition) De Vaus, D. 1996, London; UCL Press
  • Survey Methods in Social Investigation (2nd Edition) Moser, C and Kalton, G. 1971, London; Heinemann
  • The Survey Kit, Fink,A. 1995, London; Sage
  • The Survey Method, C Marsh (1982) London, George Allen and Unwin
  • Statistics in Society, L Simpson and D Dorling (eds). (1998) London; Arnold

Survey Sampling

  • Sampling Techniques, Cochran (1997)
  • Drawing General Population Samples in Great Britain, Lynn and Lievestey (1991)
  • Quantity and Quality in Social Research, Bryman, A. (1988) London; Unwin Hyman
  • Survey Sampling, Kish, L (1965) London; Wiley

Data Analysis and Advanced Analysis

  • SPSS Survival Manual, Pallaut (2002)
  • Applied Multivariate Data Analysis, Everitt and Dunn (2001)
  • Introductory Data Analysis for Social Scientists, David Rose & Oriel Sullivan (1996)
  • Understanding Statistics in the Behavioural Sciences, Robert R Pagano (1990)
  • Basic Statistics for the Behavioural Sciences, Gary W Heiman (1992)
  • A Basic course in statistics, G. M. Clarke and D Cooke (1998)
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods, Ian Diamond and Julie Jeffries (1999)
  • Applied Regression Analysis, Draper, N. R. and Smith, H (2003)
  • Applied Regression Analysis and Other Multivariate Methods, Kleinbaum D Kupper, LL and Muller KE (1988)
  • An Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis, Agresti, A (1996)
  • Quantitative Data Analysis for Social Scientists, Alan Bryman & Duncan Chamer (1990)y 

Questionnaire Design

  • Questionnaire Design, Interviewing and Attitude Measurement, Oppenheim (1992) New York; Basic Books
  • Asking Questions: A Practical Guide to Questionnaire Design, S Sudman and N Bradburn (1982) San Francisco: Jossey-Bass
  • Improving Survey Questions: Design and Evaluation, F Fowler (1995) Thousand Oaks, CA; Sage