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Document ID (ISN)104866
CIS number 06-315
ISSN - Serial title 1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Nieuwenhuijsen M.J.
Title Design of exposure questionnaires for epidemiological studies
Bibliographic information Apr. 2005, Vol.62, No.4, p.272-280. Illus. 30 ref.
Abstract Questionnaires are frequently used in epidemiological studies for occupational exposure assessment. This article discusses some of the issues that need to be taken into account when designing such questionnaires, namely: use of self-administered or interviewer-administered questionnaires; use of open ended or closed ended questions; use of proper wording; examples of poorly-worded questions; format of the questionnaire; useful complementary questions; pilot testing; translation; validity.
Descriptors (primary) epidemiology; questionnaire survey; exposure evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) description of technique; subjective assessment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation