The Importance of an Adequate Survey Response Rate and Ways to Improve It
- County ranks high on 'healthy list' // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);4/11/2012, Vol. 139 Issue 15, p3A
The article reports on a poll released by the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps which showed that Burnet County, Texas was listed in 14th place on a survey of the healthiest counties in Texas.
- Forecasting the Decline and Fall of the Skinny Ideal. Dolliver, Mark // Adweek Western Edition;3/25/2002, Vol. 52 Issue 13, p32
Presents the result of a survey about the percentage of overweight people in the U.S. Percentage of overweight respondent willing to loss weight; Comment from health experts.
- Outdated perceptions of Down syndrome. // Learning Disability Practice;Jun2003, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p5
Reports on results of a survey on the perception of people in Great Britain on people with Down's syndrome, which was conducted in order to coincide with the 2003 Down's Syndrome Awareness Week in Great Britain. Lack of awareness of people on the type of life goals that a patient can achieve;...
- Culture, health and the media. Maldonado, Maria Tereza; Belsey, Mark // World Health;Mar/Apr96, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p28
Discusses the influence of culture and the media on health beliefs in Brazil. Difficulty in conveying health concepts in the country; Lack of widespread practice for breastfeeding despite its heavy promotion; Need to teach traditional healers health concepts; Sources of beliefs.
- MHA rates most popular health programs in their state. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;3/20/95, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p32
Cites the result of the survey by the Massachusetts Hospital Association on the most popular health education programs in 81 hospitals in the state.
- Surveying Picker. Tieman, Jeff // Modern Healthcare;09/18/2000, Vol. 30 Issue 39, p8
Deals with the efforts to investigate the problems associated with the 2000 survey of patient satisfaction, conducted by Picker Institute. Application of Picker surveys to ensure quality of health care service; Issues raised in relation to the nationwide survey; Problems with the contractor's...
- Backaches often begin at work, survey reports. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jan2005, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p10
Focuses on the study conducted by the North American Spine Society suggesting that backaches often begin with work in the U.S. Contention of the author that majority of the respondents will suffer backpain at some point of their lives; Effect of backpain on the lifestyles of the respondents.
- Who's making you fat? // Parenting;Nov2005, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p77
Presents the results of a public opinion poll conducted by "Parenting" magazine about the person who makes mothers fat.
- Is there an amateur doctor in the house? Dolliver, Mark // Adweek Western Edition;06/01/98, Vol. 48 Issue 22, p16
Cites a Yankelovich survey which found 76% of adult respondents in the United States in agreement with the idea of people taking primary responsibility for their own health instead of on doctors. Rationale behind such a belief; Respondents' thoughts on choosing nonprescription drugs;...