Search for dissertations about: "survey"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2342 swedish dissertations containing the word survey.

  1. 1. Gotta survey somebody : Methodological challenges in population studies of older people

    Author : Susanne Kelfve; Carin Lennartsson; Mats Thorslund; Mark D Hayward; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Population studies; Older people; Representativeness; Survey design; Non-response; Sample selection; Selective attrition; Social inequality; Health outcomes; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Conducting representative surveys of older people is challenging. This thesis aims to analyze a) the characteristics of individuals at risk of being underrepresented in surveys of older people, b) the systematic errors likely to occur as a result of these selections, and c) whether these systematic errors can be minimized by weighting adjustments. READ MORE

  2. 2. The language survey of Sudan : the first phase: a questionnaire survey in schools

    Author : Björn H. Jernudd; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES;

    Abstract : This is a report on a sociolinguistic survey of pupils in selected junior secondary schools and some primary schools in Northern Sudan, and in Malakal and Adong in Southern Sudan, conducted in 1972. This survey began the Language Survey of Sudan, which is a continuing project of the Institute of African and Asian Studies, Khartoum. READ MORE

  3. 3. Survey models for a vehicle speed survey

    Author : Annica Isaksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; frame error; missing data; error model; optimum allocation; total error; MATHEMATICS; MATEMATIK;

    Abstract : The impact of some errors, associated with a road traffic survey, is examined. The survey aims at evaluating efforts to reduce the speeds on Swedish roads. It covers both state and urban roads, but we consider only the latter. From these roads, observational sites are selected by a three-stage sampling procedure. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Quantification of Society. A Study of a Swedish Research Institute and Survey-Based Social Science

    Author : Christopher Kullenberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : quantification; survey; social sciences; SOM Institute; epistemic practice; center of calculation; Actor-Network theory; welfare state;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with the contemporary history of quantitative surveys in Sweden. The core epistemic practice of constructing surveys is examined empirically through a case study of the SOM Institute (Samhälle, Opinion, Medier) at University of Gothenburg. The SOM Institute has performed surveys in Sweden since 1986. READ MORE

  5. 5. Generalized Trust in Surveys: From Scales to Dragons

    Author : Sebastian Lundmark; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Generalized Trust; Survey Methodology; Survey Experiments; Panel Studies;

    Abstract : Generalized trust has been one of the frequently researched attitudes in political and social sciences. Although this type of trust saw its real breakthrough in the theories about social capital, offered by Robert D. Putnam in 1993, the survey measurement was created in the 1940s. READ MORE