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Research Methods in Palliative Care$
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Julia M Addington-Hall, Eduardo Bruera, Irene J Higginson, and Sheila Payne

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780198530251

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.001.0001

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Survey Design

Survey Design

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(p.45) Chapter 4 Survey Design
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Research Methods in Palliative Care
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Julia M. Addington-Hall (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.003.0004

Surveys are part of the language and fabric of contemporary life. This chapter introduces the principles underlying the design of scientific research surveys, with most of the focus on sampling and on response rate, as well as the reasons why these matter. It provides essential introductory information for those considering conducting a research survey.

Keywords:   surveys, introduction, principles, design, scientific research surveys, sampling, response rate, survey results, media

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