ERIC Number: ED483090
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Dec
National Household Education Surveys Program: 2001. Methodology Report. NCES 2005-071
Nolin, Mary Jo; Montaquila, Jill; Nicchitta, Patricia; Hagedorn, Mary Collins; Chapman, Christopher
US Department of Education
This report documents the design and collection of the National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES) of 2001. It begins by providing an overview of the collection and the report. Next, the design of the questionnaires are discussed. Chapter 3 presents the sample design which is followed by information about the data collection. Chapter 5 focuses on unit response rates. Item response rates and imputation are discussed in chapter 6. Chapter 7 of the report contains information about weighting and variance estimation. Following this, a comparison of estimates to extant data sources is provided. The report concludes with a summary of the re-interview study. The following are appended: (1) Screener, ECPP, ASPA, and AELL Questionnaires; (2) Extant Data Sources for Comparison of NHES Topics; (3) Cognitive Research Report; (4) Details about Sample Size Requirements and Development of the Within-Household Sampling Scheme; (5) Interviewer Training Agendas; (6) Letters and Postcard to Potential Respondents; (7) Result Codes; (8) Answering Machine Messages; (9) TRC Monitoring Form; (10) Range and Logic Edit Specifications; (11) Review of Weighting for the ECPP and ASPA Surveys; and (12) ASPA Reinterview Questionnaire. (Contains 100 tables and 7 exhibits.)
Descriptors: Users (Information), Data Collection, Response Rates (Questionnaires), Educational Attainment, Family Environment, Questionnaires, Comparative Analysis, Research Methodology
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Adult Education; Early Childhood Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.; Westat, Inc., Rockville, MD.