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Title Computer assisted coding
Year 1998
Access date 12.08.2004
Presentation ppt (385k)
Abstract Most of the social surveys carried out by the Office for National Statistics are conducted using computer-assisted interviewing. Occupation coding is carried out by interviewers, at home after the interview, using traditional clerical methods. This article describes a study carried out to evaluate the impact of computer-assisted coding on the quality of coded occupation data. An experiment was conducted comparing clerical coding to two computer-assisted coding systems, with respect to reliability and accuracy of coding, cost, speed and ease of use. The article concludes that computer-assisted coding of occupation by interviewers is feasible, but that the quality of the resulting data is dependent on the coding system used.
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Year of publication1998
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