Journal article

Survey Research

David A Story, Alan R Tait

ANESTHESIOLOGY | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2019

Abstract

Surveys provide evidence on practice, attitudes, and knowledge. However, conducting good survey research is harder than it looks. The authors aim to provide guidance to both researchers and readers in conducting and interpreting survey research. Like all research, surveys should have clear research question(s) using the smallest possible number of high-quality, essential, survey questions (items) that will interest the target population. Both researchers and readers should put themselves in the position of the respondents. The survey questions should provide reproducible results (reliable), measure what they are supposed to measure (valid), and take less than 10 min to answer. Good survey re..

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Grants

Awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, Maryland)


Awarded by NATIONAL CENTER FOR ADVANCING TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCES


Funding Acknowledgements

Dr. Story was funded solely from institutional sources. Dr. Tait is supported by grant No. UL1TR000433 from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, Maryland) and from departmental sources. The funding agency had no role in the concept, design, data collection, interpretation, or writing of this article.