Designing and Conducting Health Surveys: A Comprehensive Guide, 3rd Edition
April 2006, ©2006, Jossey-Bass
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- Established reference for field: Designing and Conducting Health Surveys 2nd ed (July 1996) has sold 8,000 copies (net), including very solid 3,220 units/$118,305 (net) since Wiley's tracking started in 2000.
- Good timing for revision: New practices, such as telephone surveys, internet questionnaires, and community-based techniques, are being added to the scope of methods in this book.
- Currency: Readers will find an increased focus on role of health surveys in providing information about public health problems, including AIDS, lifestyle-related illnesses, and access to health care for disadvantaged and minority populations. A new coauthor, also with a sterling reputation, provides the book's broader sociological perspective in many of the chapters, reflecting a trend in the field during the last decade.
- Ready for the classroom: Guidelines for minimizing survey errors, as well as the special issues in designing health surveys of special populations, are highlighted at the end of each chapter. For those who would like to explore any aspect of survey design discussed in the book in more depth, an extensive set of references is provided, and selected sources most relevant to the topics addressed in the respective chapters are highlighted at the end of each chapter.
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