Occasional Papers No:15

Book : Occasional Papers No:15

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Population

Publishing Location : London

Period : monthly

Published Date : Nisan 1975

Publisher : World Fertility Survey

Document Type : Periodical

Book No : 6131

INDEX

FOREWORD INTRODUCTION
I ADMINISTRATION
1. Introduction
2. Timing
3. Time-table
4. Legal framework
5. Co-ordinating committee
6. Technical staff
7. Administrative and accounting staff
8. Assessment of administrative and accounting needs in a survey
9. Printing
10. Office accommodation
11. Transport and communication
12. Insurance of employees
II FINANCE
III RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING OF FIELD STAFF
A RECRUITMENT
1. Introduction
2. Adequacy of response
3. Assessment of candidates
4. Recruitment of surplus trainees
B TRAINING
1. Introduction
2. General discussion
3. Facilities and equipment
4. Length of training
5. Formal lectures
6. Role-playing
7. Manuals
8. Advantages of female trainers
9. Field practice and cassette recordings
10. Selection of households for field practice
11. Assessment of trainees
IV QUESTIONNAIRE AND RELATED MATTERS A PRE-TEST
1. Introduction
2. General discussion
3. Timing
4. Recruitment of enumerators
5. Sampling arrangements
6. Concluding remarks
B TRANSLATION OF QUESTIONS
1. Introduction
2. Fijian translation
3. Hindustani translation
C THE HOUSEHOLD SCHEDULE
1. The respondent for the household schedule
2. Administering the household schedule
D THE MAIN QUESTIONNAIRE AND INTERVIEW
1. Introduction
2. Eligibility
3. Obtaining privacy
4. Length of interview
5. Embarrassment
6. Incomprehension of questions
7. Interviewer expectations and respondent incomprehension
8. Further aspects of interviewer performance and defects in question design
9. Problems of layout and written instructions on questionnaire
10. Problems of establishing dates
11. Detection of live births in section on miscarriages
12. Recording of live births in correct order
13. Questions designed to detect omissions from previous answers
V IMPLEMENTATION OF SAMPLE DESIGN
1. Introduction
2. Mapping
3. Recruitment of listers
4. Training of listers
5. Timing of listing operation
6. Conduct and problems of listing
7. Concluding comments on listing
8. Selection of households in second stage sample
VI ORGANIZATION OF FIELD WORK
1. The model
2. Adapting the model to reality
3. Preparation of written deployment plan
4. Length of field work
5. Pattern of work
6. Locating and contacting households
7. Establishing identity and cooperation
8. Travel and subsistence arrangements
9. Duties and performance of team supervisors
10. Role of mobile supervisors
11. Technical supervision
12. Communication and supplies
13. Field documentation
14. Field checks on quality of enumerators' work
15. Use of cassette recorders
16. Personal problems
VII FIELD CHECKING AND OFFICE EDITING OF QUESTIONNAIRES
1. Introduction
2. Scrutiny of questionnaires in the field
3. Recruitment and training of editing team
4. General conduct of editing
5. Analysis of errors corrected at headquarters
6. Analysis of errors corrected by re-interviews
7. An assessment of office editing
VIII DOCUMENTATION AND CODING OF QUESTIONNAIRES
1. Introduction
2. Filing and storage of questionnaires
3. Documentation of field work results
4. Coding and transcription of questionnaires
LIST OF APPENDICES

NOTES

M. A. SAHIB, N.B. NAVUNISARAVI, R. CHANDRA and J. G. CLELEND/ The Fiji Fertility Survey: A Critical Commentary