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Date of this Version

Fall 2011


Nebraska Annual Social Indicators Survey (NASIS) 2010-2011 Methodology Report, Bureau of Sociological Research, Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska


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Bureau of Sociological Research 2010-2011 NASIS Methodology Report 2


Introduction 3

Mode Selection 3

Design & Item Selection 3

Sampling Design 4

Experimental Design Treatment 4

Data Collection Process 4

Response Rate 5

Data-Entry Training, Supervision, and Quality Control 5

Processing of Completed Surveys 5

Data Cleaning 5

Representativeness of the Survey 6

NASIS Sample Weights 6

Figures 8

Tables 9

Appendix A: Cover Letter 12

Appendix B: Formatted Mail Survey 17

Appendix C: Reminder Postcard 29

Appendix D: County Codes 30

Appendix E: Variables and Descriptions 31