Data Collection: The Advantage of a Traveling Team

data collection travel team, remote geographies, on-demand, quick turnaround data collection

Research surveys frequently require timely data collection from specific geographies. In an era of declining response rates and decreased funding… Read more »

Better Field Interviewers Acquire Better Data

data quality, integrity, validity, accuracy, interviewer

Data, in research, is everything—and not just the accumulation of data in general, but the acquisition of high-quality data by… Read more »

Project Spotlight: Childhood Obesity 360 TUFTS Study

fast food, child health, obesity study, messaging campaign

Childhood Obesity 360 TUFTS was a pilot study to inform the development of a national messaging campaign aimed at improving… Read more »

Project Spotlight: The Access-Point Angler Intercept Survey

anglers, intercept survey, survey research, data collectors, fishing, marinas

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), sponsored a research study in which data collection… Read more »

Project Spotlight: National Survey of Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

community health awareness, drug use, health survey

The project has been ongoing since 1988 and is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).… Read more »

Project Spotlight: The Harris County Marriage Project

newlyweds, marital longevity, marriage, texas, survey research, regional study

The Harris County Marriage Project is intended to understand the factors that make marriages last and those that determine marital… Read more »

Project Spotlight: The National Panel of Tobacco Consumer Studies

tobacco products, cigarettes, smokers, smoking, survey research

The Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Tobacco Products has sponsored the National Panel of Tobacco Consumer Studies (TCS) to… Read more »

Project Spotlight: A Flooring Provider’s Intercept Project

flooring samples, market research

Intercept data collectors, working in conjunction with a nationwide flooring provider at the Home and Garden Show, are reaching out… Read more »

Survey Research: Duration and Manageability

Survey projects run the gamut from small-scale, localized questionnaires at a single facility to broad, nationwide investigative surveys that involve… Read more »

Survey Research: Data Quality

The goal of every survey project is the accumulation of high-quality data. There are various factors which influence the quality… Read more »