Citations with the tag: SOCIAL surveys
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- Surveyers ride in theme parks.
Hume, S. // Advertising Age; 6/8/92, Vol. 63 Issue 23, p34
Reports that MarketVision Research has set up shop inside the entertainment complex in Universal Studios Florida in the hopes that some of the six million who will pass through will take a few minutes to talk about themselves, the products they buy, and those they don't. Conducted a similar...
- TV spot avails scant for second quarter.
Mandese, J. // Advertising Age; 6/8/92, Vol. 63 Issue 23, p35
Presents the results of a quarterly survey of purchasing activity in the top 20 markets, compiled by Horizon Media, New York. Markets are ranked by television spot availability after first-quarter sales; Top 20 overview; Auto, movies, fast -food, and oil are strong in Houston; Local sales are...
- Many media plans becoming more of a local attraction.
Kim, Junu Bryan // Advertising Age; 7/20/92, Vol. 63 Issue 29, pS-24
Offers a look at results from an `Advertising Age'/Beta Research Corp. survey that states that buyers of media are increasing their emphasis on local advertising purchases. Survey of media directors; Reasons for the shift to localization; Questions that were asked; Results.
- While papers say prices firm, change on horizon.
Fisher, Christy // Advertising Age; 7/20/92, Vol. 63 Issue 29, pS-32
Presents the results of an `Advertising Age'/Beta Research Corp. survey of media managers that found newspapers to be the least willing of all media to break the rate card. Newspapers more receptive to creative packages; Newspapers have undergone a dramatic attitudinal change; More willing to...
- 'Lifestyle information gives the soul of person.'
Loro, Laura // Advertising Age; 7/20/92, Vol. 63 Issue 29, pS-34
Reports on an `Advertising Age'/Beta Research Corp. survey that found that media planners are relying most often on syndicated and in-house research to develop narrowly targeted media plans. Statistics; More refined data offer powerful edge to shops; Much more information available now; Comments.
- The 1992 Essence health and fitness survey.
Loro, Laura // Essence (Essence); Jan1992, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p19
Presents the 1992 `Essence' Health and Fitness Survey. Asks readers to answer questions about their health, fitness and nutrition.
- A house divided.
Simmons, J.; Nelson, J. // Essence (Essence); Jan1992, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p58
Surveys the opinions of 21 influential African-Americans on the final impact of the sexual harassment hearings of Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas from charges leveled by law professor Anita Hill. Effect on relationships between black men and women; Determining whether blacks should speak...
- Ramps not steps: A study of accessibility preferences.
Couch, R.H. // Journal of Rehabilitation; Jan92, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p65
Explores the results of a survey of mall patrons entering and leaving a department store. Methods of ascending/descending an elevation recorded; Majority prefer ramps; Qualitative data offered.
- If the answer was `people who have AIDS get much less sympathy than they deserve', what was the...
Gendall, Philip // Marketing Bulletin; May94, Vol. 5, p1
Tests 29 survey questions to examine whether they would be subject to misinterpretations. Responses to the statements `People with AIDS get much less sympathy from society than they ought to get' and `Compulsory military training would be good for young unemployed people'; Respondents'...
- Reader profile.
Gendall, Philip // UNESCO Courier; Apr91, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p42
Presents an analysis of replies to `UNESCO Courier' magazine's recent survey of French edition subscribers. Asks for comments from readers of the English edition. Readers' occupations and levels of education; Reasons for buying `UNESCO Courier'; More.
- Welcome to the `no-nonsense '90s.'
Gendall, Philip // USA Today Magazine; Nov92, Vol. 121 Issue 2570, p5
Highlights results of a national survey sponsored by the Visa Gold Card and conducted by The Gallup Organization, Inc. Focus on how Americans view work and fitness; Thoughts on politics; Time spent with family; Economic priorities; More.
- Bad news for pollsters.
Gendall, Philip // New Leader; 5/4/92, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p3
Presents an article by Daniel Schorr considering the implications of a declining response rate in America's polling industry. Brief historical overview of the polling industry; Failures and successes; Thoughts as to why the public is growing less inclined to participate in polls.
- Journal abstracts.
Gendall, Philip // Social Security Bulletin; Summer96, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p75
Presents an abstract of the article `An Overview of the Health and Retirement Study,' by F. Thomas Juster and Richard Suzman from the 1995 supplement of the `Journal of Human Resources.'
- Commercials, Catalogs and Friends, Oh My!: What has the biggest impact on children's wish lists?
Zwiers, Nancy // Playthings; Feb2010, Vol. 108 Issue 2, p13
The article reports that television commercials, toy catalogs and friends are the top influencers of preschool children's wish lists as indicated in a survey in the U.S.
- How to survey your community.
Fetherling, J. Tod // American Demographics; Nov93, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p52
Describes Louisville, Kentucky's Goals for Greater Louisville survey project to determine what Louisville citizens were thinking. Postcards; Focus groups; Community action agenda.
- Is life a meaningless, existential hell, or are we placed on this planet to serve some greater...
Fetherling, J. Tod // Esquire; Apr92, Vol. 117 Issue 4, p112
Gives results of `Esquire' magazine's first-ever college survey of one thousand college students on twenty-seven campuses. How many books read in one year; Plans to vote in the upcoming presidential election; Love life.
- Views on health competitiveness.
Fetherling, J. Tod // Nation's Business; Jun92, Vol. 80 Issue 6, p82
Highlights results of two `National Business' polls. Views of small businesses on the issue of health care; Thoughts on United States competitiveness; Includes an overview of how President George Bush and likely Democratic opponent Bill Clinton stand on health care reform.
- Parents without goals.
Schroeder, K. // Education Digest; Jan1992, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p73
Comments on a survey of 792 parents which was done for the National Parent Teacher Association. Evidence indicated that most parents believe that President George Bush's national education goals will not be met by the year 2000. The extent of their uncertainty; Statistics.
- Opinion outlook.
Schroeder, K. // National Journal; 6/28/97, Vol. 29 Issue 26, p1348
Presents the results of a public opinion survey on issues current in the United States as of June 28, 1997. Views on crime; Views on the trial of Timothy McVeigh; Opinions on race.
- Federal farm census in 1998.
Ruano, Lida Estela // Caribbean Business; 3/6/97, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p18
Reports on the July 1998 federal farm census for Puerto Rico undertaken by the US Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Census coverage; Federal appropriation for the census; Conjectures in data analysis from the census coverage.
- Thinker's corner.
Daniel, Caroline // New Statesman; 05/23/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4335, p24
Presents social surveys in Great Britain as of May 23, 1997. Includes `Higher Education, Employment and Earnings in Britain,' by the IFS; `Working Nation: Welfare Reform and the Australian Job Compact for the Long-Term Unemployed.'
- By the numbers.
Curtis, Gregory // Texas Monthly; Feb97, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p7
Focuses on the `Houston Area Survey,' an annual gathering of information conducted by sociology professor Stephen Klineberg for fifteen years, since 1982. The 1996 publication of the additional report `Houston's Ethnic Communities'; The significance and historical import of the surveys; The...
- An in 1988 they'll be more truthful to pollsters.
Dolliver, Mark // Adweek Eastern Edition; 1/13/1997, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p15
Presents results of a poll conducted by Yankelovich Partners on the top ten things Americans expect to do in 1997. Includes plans to have more fun; Lose weight; Vacation plans.
- Reader Survey: Apple-IBM.
Littman, D.; Moran, T. // Macworld; Feb1992, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p199
Presents the results, in graph form, of the reader survey to determine whether the Apple-IBM agreement is beneficial to end users and whether the long-term results will be beneficial for Apple.
- United Way of Abilene seeks community input.
Littman, D.; Moran, T. // Twin Cities News (Munday, TX); 3/15/2007, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p6
This article announces that the United Way of Abilene is conducting a survey across 19 counties in West Central Texas and allows participants to rank what they believe are the five most critical needs of the community.
- The 4th Annual Readers' Poll.
Littman, D.; Moran, T. // Seventeen; Jul92, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p68
Offers results of `Seventeen's' 4th Annual Readers' Poll. Favorite actors and actresses; Music; Movies; Fixing world problems.
- Annual readers poll...the most beautiful black woman the best city for blacks the hottest...
Littman, D.; Moran, T. // Ebony; Apr1992, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p30
Gives the results of the annual `Ebony' readers poll. Actress Phylicia Rashad, the most beautiful black woman in the United States; Favorite television stars Bill Cosby and Oprah Winfrey; Opinions concerning child sexual abuse, sexual harassment in the workplace, affirmative action, racism,...
- Blacks feel bias in media reflects society's bigotry.
Littman, D.; Moran, T. // Jet; 8/10/92, Vol. 82 Issue 16, p24
Reports on the results of two national surveys which show that many blacks feel the news media reflects the biases of society. Polls by USA Today and Times-Mirror Company; Which blacks perceived more media bias; How perception can be changed.
- How to spend money wisely as the economy improves.
Tritch, T. // Money; Jun92, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p25
Presents the results of a `Money' phone poll, which shows that more Americans feel optimistic about the American economy's recovery from the recession. Increased home renovations; Continuing concerns about the sluggish economy; Advice; More.
- How you're doing.
Tritch, T. // Money; Jun92, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p26
Reports on how `Money' subscribers have weathered the recession, according to a poll. Savings and investments; Job layoffs.
Coward, Mat // New Statesman & Society; 8/14/92, Vol. 5 Issue 215, p46
Contends that opinion polls do not work. Lack of any scientific basis; How journalists tend to depend on polls despite their flaws; Author's personal research on the concept of polls; Why public opinion cannot be tracked.
- Poll readings.
Coward, Mat // National Journal; 11/29/97, Vol. 29 Issue 48, p2429
Presents poll results on social issues in the United States. Political party affiliations; Racism; Food and water; Global warming; Mass Media.
- Distrust in government reaches new peak.
Coward, Mat // National Minority Politics; Dec94, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p35
Reports on the findings of Harris Poll on consumer privacy issues conducted for Equifax Inc. Proportion of adults who agree that the US government can be trusted; Decline in consumer's confidence on technology; Trend of the public's confidence in leaders since 1966.
- Sex and political suicide.
Coward, Mat // U.S. News & World Report; 10/7/91, Vol. 111 Issue 15, p17
Discusses the lack of funding that is being denied for a sex survey that had been approved by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The problem of the questions being too explicit; Comment from Edward Laumann, the University of Chicago sociologist who would have headed...
- The poll that titillates.
Fenyvesi, Charles // U.S. News & World Report; 9/21/92, Vol. 113 Issue 11, p28
Reports that in an upcoming issue, `Spy' magazine will publish the year's hippest political poll, a survey of 1,000 college students on their attitudes toward family values and the presidential candidates. The study conducted by Frank Luntz, of the University of Pennsylvania; Examples of some...
- All polls are not created equal.
Fenyvesi, Charles // U.S. News & World Report; 9/28/92, Vol. 113 Issue 12, p24
Presents comments from Frank Luntz, formerly a pollster for Ross Perot's presidential effort, who addresses the question of swings in polls during this year's campaigns. Whether anything about the nature of these polls helps to explain the swings; Order bias; Interview bias; Sampling bias;...
- Tel Aviv.
Fenyvesi, Charles // CruiseGuide; 10/19/2009, p35
The article discusses the survey which reveals that Tel Aviv is unsafe, intolerant and too religious for gays in Israel.
- HEALTHCARE BILL WOULD HURT INDUSTRY, MEDICAL DEVICE MAKERS SAY.
Fenyvesi, Charles // Quality Progress; Mar2010, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p13
The article reports on the survey of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) on the impact of healthcare bill on medical device makers in the U.S.
- Public opinion survey planned in O'Fallon.
Flinchpaugh, Brian // Wentzville Journal; 4/24/2013, Vol. 51 Issue 17, pA2
The article mentions a poll planned by city officials of O'Fallon, Missouri to learn whether residents want a new justice center and what they think of the city's performance.
- Another taboo bites the dust.
Flinchpaugh, Brian // Nature; 12/3/1992, Vol. 360 Issue 6403, p397
Opinion. Comments on the changing attitudes in Britain concerning sensible inquiries into the mechanisms by which AIDS is spread through human populations. Survey of sexual behavior in Britain published in the December 3, 1992 issue of `Nature'; Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher;...
- The little things in life.
Flinchpaugh, Brian // New Hampshire Business Review; 3/1/96, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p18
Reports on results of a survey sponsored by Budget Rent a Car showing that Americans are rewarding themselves with small pleasures to compensate for the pressures of life.
- The science of polling.
Begley, Sharon; Fineman, Howard // Newsweek; 9/28/1992, Vol. 120 Issue 13, p38
Looks at polling in the US, and shows some of the different methods which pollsters use to inflate the standing of the candidate of choice. `Polling science' as an oxymoron; Polltakers' look at the demographic distribution of the sample to make sure it conforms to what the Census tells us about...
- Sleeping with the enemy.
Jones, Joyce // Black Enterprise; Jun97, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p29
Discusses how a survey on hotel industry could influence where national black organizations spend their convention dollars in the future. Possible effects of the survey to black organizations; Informations on the leading hotel chains; Some of the survey question; How the questionnaires were...
- Self's exclusive survey of the American man.
Jones, Joyce // Self; Feb92, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p120
Presents the percentages to the questions that `Self' posed to 500 American men. He loves you; He loves you even more than his job; He wouldn't have an affair; He fantasizes about you; He won't leave you; He's more passionate about you than ever; Other revelations.
- On the farm.
Marty, M.E. // Christian Century; 10/2/91, Vol. 108 Issue 27, p895
Maintains that there is a need to guard against biased samples in public opinion surveys. Life on American farms; Misleading statistics about the so-called demise of farms; More.
- BUSINESS PRESS POLL.
Marty, M.E. // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186); 7/19/2010, Vol. 27 Issue 29, pP13
The article presents the results of a survey on the need for local, county and state governments in the U.S. to lay off more workers even though it could lead to a reduction in local services.
- How Much Does It Take to Feel Rich? �.
Marty, M.E. // Journal of Financial Planning; May2011, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p16
The article presents a survey on the perception of being a millionaire in the U.S.
- 10,000 SCOPE READERS CAN'T BE WRONG!
Shulman, Jill // Scholastic Scope; 5/15/2000, Vol. 48 Issue 18, p18
Highlights results of a survey which asked teenagers about the things they care about.
- Women Take Charge.
Holliday, Heather // Scholastic Scope; 3/11/2002, Vol. 50 Issue 13, p22
Presents a survey on the equal opportunities of men and women in the U.S. Appointment of women in administrative agencies; Number of female athletes; Comparison of the earnings between men and women.
- Our Warming Planet.
Holliday, Heather // Scholastic News -- Edition 4; 4/22/2002, Vol. 64 Issue 25, p3
Presents a pie chart indicating the concern of U.S. citizens about the problem of global warming.