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Title Best Practice Instrument & Communications Evaluation: An Examination of the NSCH Redesign
Year 2016
Access date 03.06.2016
Several national surveys have recently undergone redesign for numerous reasons, including taking advantage of new technologies, improving sam
pling methods, or including new content areas. The redesign of National Survey of Children’s Health and National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs falls into all three categories: investigating the use of web data collection for this two-phase study, introducing an Address Based Sampling design, and combining both surveys into one data collection instrument. This study reviewed the advance communications materials and the redesigned self-administered mail questionnaires. The goal of the communications materials review was twofold: to establish the legitimacy of the survey request, andto evaluate how well the materials encourage potential respondents to complete the four-stage process of opening the material, digesting its content, handing it off to the most knowledgeable adult, andcompleting the survey. Following the principles identified in Dillman, Smyth and Christian (2014), the review evaluated whether the survey instruments are designed according to sound measurement guidelines, navigable, and have correct skip patterns and accurate question wording. The results provide both an evaluative process for reviewing survey materials and recommendations for changes to the NSCH instruments and advance materials.
Year of publication2016
Bibliographic typeConferences, workshops, tutorials, presentations

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