SUMMARY OF SRL STUDIES

Volume I: Study Nos. 001­688

(1964­1990/91)


Includes appendix listing start dates, pending numbers, and project coordinator names



 

SURVEY RESEARCH LABORATORY

University of Illinois at Chicago


Established in 1964, SRL conducts surveys for University faculty and students; for state, local, and federal agencies; and for other groups working in the public interest.



 
 
 
 
 
 
   

Finalized September 1996


ABBREVIATIONS


SRL Survey Research Laboratory

UI University of Illinois

UIC University of Illinois at Chicago

UICC University of Illinois at Chicago Circle

UIMC University of Illinois Medical Center

UIUC University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


001 RELIGIOUS LIVING
 

Personal interviews with Jewish families in Chicago Jewish community on their religious education, behavior, attitudes, and institutions for Bernard Lazerwitz, UIUC. N = 458. Completed September 1966.

002 MENTAL HEALTH STUDY

Personal interviews with adults in Macon County (Decatur, Illinois) on the effects of a new community mental health program on mental patient care in that County; done for Merlin Taber, Jane Addams Graduate School of Social Work, UIUC. N = 949. Completed September 1966.

003 RETIREMENT HOUSING

Mail survey of retired and near-retired staff of the UI living in Champaign-Urbana on the adequacy of their present housing and their interest in possible University-provided housing, done for the Committee on Housing for Retired Members of the Staff, UIUC. N = 1,191. Completed May 1966.

004 COLLEGE ATTENDANCE AND PREFERENCES OF CHICAGO AREA YOUTH

Personal interviews with families in the Chicago SMSA to determine how many 14­22 year old Chicago youth, from different family backgrounds, attend or plan to attend colleges both within and outside of Illinois; done for Executive Vice President and Provost Lyle Lanier. N = 2,031. Completed October 1966.

005 FOOD PURCHASING HABITS

Personal interview survey of 194 young families with preschool children in Champaign County on their food purchasing practices and the nutritional implications of these practices for the entire family; done for Glenna Lamkin, Department of Home Economics, UIUC. Completed August 1966.

006 CHARACTERISTICS OF PROFESSIONAL PERSONNEL IN COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

Mail survey of 2,282 academic librarians throughout the United States on their education, experience, salary, and other characteristics, as well as their attitude toward the new library technology; done for the Library Research Center, UIUC. Completed May 1967.

007 RURAL INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

Personal interviews with 1,138 citizens of Putnam and Iroquois Counties, Illinois, on the social, cultural, political, and other effects of establishing a large industrial plant in the rural-agricultural town of Hennepin, Illinois; done for Gene Summers, Department of Sociology, UIUC. Completed January 1967.

008 SOCIAL SURVEY SAMPLE

Never started.

009 MEASUREMENT OF NEGRO-WHITE RESPONSE TO "INTEGRATED" ADVERTISING STIMULI

Personal interviews with 122 African Americans and 123 whites in Chicago on their reactions to racially integrated advertisements; done for Arnold Barban, Department of Advertising, UIUC. Completed May 1967.

010 NEED FOR SENIOR COLLEGE IN SPRINGFIELD

Mail, telephone, and personal interviews with 551 government employees' families, 180 public school teachers, 163 Springfield Jr. College sophomores, and 372 Sangamon County high school graduates to determine the need for a state senior college in Springfield; done for George Hoffman, Chair, Springfield Committee for Higher Education. Completed March 1967.

011 SHIPPING FEVER IN CATTLE

Data processing and analysis of a mail survey with 129 cattle buyers in Illinois to determine conditions associated with acute respiratory disease in beef calves; done for George Woods, College of Veterinary Medicine, UIUC. Completed May 1967.

012 SECONDARY WOOD-USING INDUSTRIES

Mail survey of 191 secondary wood-using firms in Illinois on various industry problems and on the amount and kinds of wood used by industries in Illinois (especially wood purchased out of state); done for I. Irving Holland, Department of Forestry, UIUC. Completed 1968.

013 DENTAL CLINIC PATIENTS

Data processing of IBM cards on patient records for 1963 and 1965 at the UI College of Dentistry on their behavioral characteristics and their attitudes toward the treatment that they received at the dental clinic; done for Donald McElroy, Department of Oral Diagnosis, UIMC. N = 1,732. Completed August 1967.

014 HEALTH CARE IN ILLINOIS

Mail and personal interviews with three samples, totaling 4,973 persons in Illinois on health care practices in the state, done for Illinois Board of Higher Education. Sampled (a) general population, (b) physicians, dentists, public health officials, and other medical professionals, and (c) local leaders in government, business, labor, education, religion, and other fields. These studies were concerned with what medical educational facilities and programs were needed in Illinois. Completed May 1968.

015 YOUNG DEAF IN ILLINOIS

Mail survey and personal interviews with young deaf adults in Illinois who terminated special classes for the deaf within the past 10 years to determine relationship between social, marital, and occupation adjustment and type of school attended; done for Stephen Quigley, Institute for Research on Exceptional Children, UIUC. N = 425. Completed August 1969.

016 TAX REPORTING PRACTICES OF CONGLOMERATES

Data processing of about 300 mail questionnaires from conglomerate corporations on their account reporting practices for tax information to the government; done for Robert Mautz, Department of Accounting, UIUC. Completed 1968.

017 MOONLIGHTING IN THE ARMED FORCES

Data processing of Department of Defense mail questionnaires from a 1965 survey on the extent of moonlighting (holding a second job) in the armed forces; done for Harold Guthrie, Bureau of Economic and Business Research, UIUC. N = 3,739. Completed February 1968.

018 ELK GROVE VILLAGE (ILLINOIS) RECREATION

Data processing of about 700 questionnaires and a telephone nonrespondent follow-up survey with about 225 citizens of Elk Grove, Illinois, on their leisure behavior, attitudes, and opinions of recreation facilities in the area; done for George Lowrey, Department of Recreation, UIUC. Completed January 1968.

019 WATER-BASED RECREATION IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS

Mail survey of families in 24 Central Illinois counties on their water recreation practices during the summer of 1967 to determine their use of water recreation facilities and the need for such future recreation areas; done for Lawrence Gahan, Department of Recreation, UIUC. N = 828. Completed April 1968.

020 STUDY OF URBAN HOUSING, CHICAGO (see 070 in this volume)

Personal interviews with 1,534 families in Chicago representing all racial, ethnic, and economic groups in the city on their present housing, their satisfaction with it, their attitudes toward racially mixed neighborhoods, and their plans to remain in the city; done for Department of Development and Planning, City of Chicago. Completed 1968.

021 LAKE FOREST (ILLINOIS) RECREATION

Data processing of survey of 750 Lake Forest, Illinois, residents to determine current use of and satisfaction with recreation facilities in the area; done for Alan Caskey, Department of Recreation, UIUC. Completed February 1968.

022 EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION OF PUPILS WITH IDENTIFIED HEARING LOSS

Data processing of evaluation of 48 students with identified hearing loss made from questionnaires circulated by Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction in Springfield, Illinois, to teachers in Elgin who had students with impaired hearing; done for Hazel Bothwell, Springfield Office of Special Education. Completed February 1968.

023 OMNIBUS SURVEY I

A statewide personal interview survey of 2,012 Illinois residents, involving 15 joint clients, with questions pooled into one questionnaire. The study dealt with the following topics: schools and education, public libraries, public housing, constitutional convention, State Resources Bond Issue of 1970, driving and automobile insurance, legal status of illegitimate children, civil rights attitudes, occupational status and training, and property and real estate taxes. Completed 1968.

024 REVISION OF ILLINOIS MASTER SAMPLE

025 ENTERING FRESHMEN IN ILLINOIS COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

Data processing of a study of 6,073 entering freshmen from 19 Illinois universities to determine their characteristics and background, as well as what factors influenced them to go to college; done for Keith Smith, State Board of Higher Education, Springfield. Completed March 1969.

026 IMITATION MILK STUDY

On-the-spot store interviews with 302 persons in seven Eisner food stores in Decatur and Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, to determine their reactions to imitation milk, the reasons they buy it, the uses made of it, and whether it replaces their regular milk purchases; done for John Hetrick, Department of Food Sciences, UIUC. Completed July 1968.

027 URBANA-CHAMPAIGN CAMPUS TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING

Mail survey of 5,271 faculty and staff at the UI to determine how they go to work each day, as well as their reactions to various alternative transportation and parking arrangements; done for William Kappauf, Campus Transportation and Traffic Committee, UIUC. Completed 1969.

028 CENSUS OF BLACK PERSONS IN CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

Personal interviews with 3,244 out of an estimated 3,669 African American persons in Champaign-Urbana to obtain information on their employment status and aspirations, with special emphasis on the University and craft unions' apprentice and training programs; done for William Williams, Office of the President, UIUC. Completed January 1969.

029 CURRENT APPROACHES TO DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT PROBLEMS BY PHYSICIANS AND DENTISTS

Data processing of a mail survey of about 1,200 dentists and medical specialists in Illinois on their treatment of temporomandibular joint problems; done for Charles Greene, College of Dentistry, UIMC. Project terminated March 1969.
 
 
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PANEL ON CONSUMER DECISION PROCESSES (see also 078 and
145, etc., in this volume)
 

Panel survey starting with 311 young couples married in the summer of 
1968, with waves about every six months. Personal or telephone interviews 
or mail questionnaires covered the interrelationship among attitudes, product
awareness, media exposure, socioeconomic characteristics, and changes in 
personal circumstances in terms of consumer selection of durable goods;
done for Robert Ferber, Survey Research Laboratory, UI, and Francesco
Nicosia, University of California, Berkeley. Wave 1: 311 interviews;
Wave 2: 286; Wave 3: 259; Wave 4: 253; Wave 5: 237; Wave 6: 224; 
Wave 7: 227;Wave 8: 225; Wave 9: 224; Wave 10: 220; Wave 11: 
221; Wave 12: 215; Wave 13: 207; Wave 14: 207; Wave 15: 201; Wave 16:
210; Wave 17: 206; Wave 18: 209. Final wave conducted in Spring 1981. 

031 DENTAL CLINIC PATIENT STUDY

Telephone interviews with 363 dental patients at the College of Dentistry, UI, on their reactions to the dental clinic's services, where they come from, and demographic information; done for Lawrence Cohen, College of Dentistry, UIMC. Completed 1969.

032 WATER QUALITY CRITERIA

Survey in six Illinois counties to determine the types and amount of water pollution that affect the use of water for recreation; done for John O'Connor, Department of Civil Engineering, UIUC. On-site interviews with 608 persons, and at-home interviews with an additional 129. Completed 1970.

033 COMMUTER SPACE SURVEY

Mail survey of 1,030 undergraduates at UICC, on how they presently use available space on campus and what their space needs are; done for Roger Little, Department of Sociology, UICC. Completed 1969.

034 OMNIBUS II

Never started.

035 ALTERNATE DEGREES IN CHEMISTRY

Mail survey of 85 Chemistry department heads in Illinois colleges and universities on their reactions to an alternate degree program in Chemistry emphasizing teaching rather than research; done for Gilbert Haight, director of General Chemistry Program, UIUC. Completed 1969.

036 OCCUPATIONAL MOBILITY

Personal interviews with 397 males in Chicago to study similarities and differences in the labor mobility of workers in the United States compared with a comparable study made earlier in Japan; for Joseph Gusfield, Department of Sociology, UIUC. SRL conducted the U.S. study only. Completed 1969.

037 FACULTY SELF-EVALUATION

Data processing and analysis of 1,691 mail questionnaires from UIUC faculty on their satisfaction with the University; done for William McClure, Bureau of Educational Research, UIUC. Completed 1969.

038 PUBLIC HOUSING

Personal interviews with 915 residents of public housing developments in Chicago on their perceptions and needs in terms of such housing; for Welfare Council of Metropolitan Chicago. Completed 1969.

039 BLS PILOT STUDY OF CONSUMER EXPENDITURES (see also 048 in this volume)

A pilot panel survey of 574 personal interviews with residents of Springfield and Rock Island/Moline, Illinois, using a diary record to test and develop the record-keeping forms for the BLS forthcoming national survey of consumer expenditures, income, and savings planned for 1971-72; done for U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics by Seymour Sudman and Robert Ferber, SRL, UIUC. Completed 1970.

040 FACULTY CENTER (URBANA)

Mail survey of 2,088 faculty and nonacademic staff at UIUC to determine their views and support of a proposed faculty center for that campus; done for Peter Yankwich, Department of Chemistry, UIUC. Completed 1969.

041 NURSING HOME PATIENTS

Data processing of 23,872 questionnaires from a census of nursing home patients in Chicago on their attitudes toward the facilities; done for Hiram Sibley, Hospital Planning Council for Metropolitan Chicago. Completed early 1970.

042 SANGAMON COUNTY LAND USE DATA

Keypunching and verification of questionnaires on land use data for Sangamon County; done for Bradley Taylor, executive director, Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission. Involved approximately 50,000 cards. Completed 1969.

043 MINI-OMNIBUS I

Combined statewide probability telephone survey of 819 persons on their use of legal services within the past 10 years and on their attitudes toward the proposed Constitutional Convention for Illinois and laws, including tax reforms, for the state; done for Richard Arnould and Robert Corley, Department of Business Administration, and Joseph Pisciotte, Department of Political Science, UIUC; 603 interviews for both questions; 216 for legal questions only. Completed 1969.

044 MUTUAL FUNDS

Keypunching and programming for data from mail questionnaires from 75 life insurance companies on the trend toward mergers between them and mutual fund companies; done for James Gentry and Charles Linke, Department of Finance, UIUC. Completed 1969.

045 FACULTY BENEFITS PROGRAM

A ballot-type mail survey of 728 UI academic staff on the Chicago Circle campus on their attitudes toward the present faculty benefits program and certain possible changes in that program; done for Faculty Benefits Committee, UICC. Completed November 1969.

046 URBANA CAMPUS IN 1980

Mail survey of 1,241 academic staff at UIUC on their opinions of the "look" of the campus in 1980; done for Urbana Long-Range Planning Committee, Office of the Chancellor, UIUC. Completed November 1969.

047 BLACK/WHITE SUBJECTIVE CULTURE

Exploratory content analysis of representative current African American literature in popular fiction magazines to identify significant conflict roles and issues bearing on the question of African American/white subjective cultures; done for Harry Triandis, Center for International Studies, UIUC. Completed 1969.

048 BLS RECALL OF CONSUMER EXPENDITURES (see also 039 in this volume)

Additional research, using 400 personal interviews, in conjunction with study 039, in Springfield and Decatur, Illinois, especially (a) the exploration of the optimum recall period for certain kinds of major and recurrent expenditures, and (b) the exploration of the possibility of curtailing the questioning for certain kinds of expenditures now obtained by annual recall by BLS; done for U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics by Seymour Sudman and Robert Ferber, SRL, UIUC. Study involved validation with retail establishments. Completed 1971.

049 BLACK/WHITE HOUSING CONDITIONS

Personal interviews with 437 African American and 265 white residents of Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, and its adjoining areas on the condition and economic status of African American households in comparison with households in comparable white areas; done for Paul Doebel, Department of Plant and Services, UIUC. Completed 1970.

050 MARKET POTENTIAL FOR BARK AND WOOD RESIDUES

An extended mail survey of primary and secondary wood-using industries in Illinois (excluding construction, but including furniture) on secondary wood residues; done for I. Irving Holland, Department of Forestry, UIUC. N = 1,897. Completed August 1972.

051 HEARING PROBLEMS OF THE AGED

Personal interviews sought with 280 persons, 60 or above, with SRL-administered hearing screening tests; done for Samuel Peskin, Chicago Hearing Society. Detected possible hearing problems to be forwarded to Chicago Hearing Society for further testing. Completed 1970.

052 INTERGENERATIONAL ECONOMIC RELATIONSHIPS

Personal interviews sought with 1,600 persons in Chicago and Jackson County, Illinois; done for Harold Guthrie, Urban Institute, Washington, DC. This sample included African American and white families, above and below the poverty level, as well as a derived sample of their parents and adult siblings. Study concerned the social and economic background of all respondents. Completed 1971.

053 CHICAGO HOUSING VACANCY

Personal interviews with 13,259 Chicago residents on condition of housing and housing vacancies that exist in that city; done for Department of Development and Planning, City of Chicago. Completed 1971.

054 PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS OF AGNEW'S 11/13/69 SPEECH ON THE MEDIA

Telephone interviews with 569 Chicago and suburban residents on their perceptions and attitudes toward this speech and other issues of public concern; done for Mildred Schwartz, Department of Sociology, UICC. Completed late 1969.

055 ATLANTA RACIAL ATTITUDES

Data processing of 350 questionnaires on racial attitudes in Atlanta, Georgia; done for Anthony Orum, Department of Sociology, UIUC. Completed 1970.

056 ATTITUDES TOWARD CAMPUS HEALTH SERVICE (URBANA)

Study consisted of (a) mail survey of 500 UIUC students and (b) questionnaire distributed by nurses on-site at Health Service to another 1,100 students using the service; done for Laurence Hursh, University Health Service, UIUC. Completed 1970.

057 CHANGING SOCIAL MORES

Survey sought about 240 personal interviews with 40 families, involving three generations of each family, in the Chicago area, on their attitudes toward social and cultural mores; done for Charles Osgood, Institute of Communications Research, UIUC. Completed 1971.

058 MARRIED STUDENTS HOUSING

Mail survey of 722 married University students in Champaign-Urbana to evaluate their housing conditions for the purpose of ascertaining future housing needs; done for the Real Estate Research Corporation. Completed Spring 1969.

059 AUTO ACCIDENT VICTIMS IN ILLINOIS

Mail and telephone survey of 395 adult auto victims in Illinois who received insurance settlements of $100 or more to determine their satisfaction with the method of payment; done for Jeffrey O'Connell, College of Law, and Rita Simon, Department of Sociology, UIUC. Completed July 1970.

060 HANDICAPPED CHILDREN

Partial service study. SRL provided a preinterviewed control sample of 50 families for comparison to an existing sample of 100 families of handicapped children; done for Aubrey Ruess, Center for Handicapped Children, UIMC. SRL developed the questionnaire and screened the sample. Completed Summer 1970.

061 SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM (CHICAGO CIRCLE)

Personal interview study done primarily by the graduate sociology students in Sociology 400, 401, and 402; done for William Erbe, Department of Sociology, UICC. The sample was 1,400 adults in Chicago and the suburbs. The questionnaire dealt with the individual's social interactions. N = 621. Completed in 1971.

062 PERSONNEL MANAGERS IN ILLINOIS

Mail survey with telephone follow-ups of 200 Illinois manufacturing firms to determine personnel practices and the effects of civil rights legislation on testing; done for K. M. Rowland, Department of Business Administration, UIUC. Completed Spring 1970.

063 CONSUMER/PRODUCT INTERACTION

Personal interviews of 500 households in Chicago SMSA to measure meaning of product and brand use, media exposure, and store choices of Chicago consumers; done for Arnold Barban, Department of Advertising, UIUC. Completed Fall 1970.

064/264 MODEL CITIES/MODEL CITIES II

Model Cities was a personal interview survey of residents of the four Model Cities Areas in Chicago to determine attitudes toward housing and neighborhoods, and also awareness of the Model Cities Program. Done for Department of Development and Planning, City of Chicago. N = 1,033. Completed July 1971. Model Cities II was a personal interview survey of families living in the Model Cities area in Chicago to explore in greater detail the living conditions in the Model Cities area. Included those interviewed in study 064. Done for Department of Development and Planning, City of Chicago. N = 4,140. Completed July 1971.

065 PILOT STUDY OF STUDENT ECONOMICS

Mail survey of 124 Urbana campus students, 61 Chicago Circle students, and 73 Medical Center students to obtain data on student income and expenditures; done for Eugene Oliver, University Office of School and College Relations. N = 258. Completed October 1970.

066 BLUE CROSS-BLUE SHIELD

Sample selection of 750 housing units in each of four Model Cities areas in Chicago, using the listing for study 064; done for R. R. Watson, Manager of Marketing Research, Blue Cross-Blue Shield. Completed April 1970.

067 DATA ARCHIVES SURVEY

Mail questionnaire to 107 faculty in the social sciences at the Chicago Circle campus to evaluate the need and potential use of a data archive at Chicago Circle; done for Behavioral Sciences Building Facilities Committee, Subcommittee on Data Archives, UICC. N = 44. Completed in February 1971.

068 RECREATION FACILITIES (see also 134 in this volume)

Telephone survey of 1,499 adults in Illinois, including 150 adults who hunt, to determine how parks and recreation facilities in Illinois can be improved; done for Jerry Van Meter, UIUC Department of Recreation and Park Administration and Illinois Department of Conservation. Completed Summer 1970.

069 ATTITUDES OF TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Mail survey of teaching assistants in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Urbana campus, to ascertain how teaching assistants feel about their position and responsibilities and how they feel their job could be improved; done for J. H. D. Allen, Chair, Teaching Assistants Study Committee, UIUC. N = 712. Completed 1970.

070 SPECIAL TABULATIONS FOR STUDY 020

Special tabulations of data from SRL study 020 for the City of Chicago; done for the Department of Development and Planning, City of Chicago. Completed late Spring 1970.

071 PHYSICAL EDUCATION STUDY

Mail survey of 242 elementary school district supervisors, high school administrators, and athletic directors to study employment of physical education teachers in the Chicago metropolitan area, excluding the City of Chicago, for the purpose of planning better programs at the School of Physical Education at the Circle Campus; done for School of Physical Education, UICC. Completed Summer 1970.

072 COMMITTEE ON GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Mail survey of UIUC College of Commerce faculty to determine the direction and focus of Commerce graduate programs; done for John Due, Graduate Study Committee, College of Commerce and Business Administration, UIUC. N = 103. Completed Fall 1970.

073 POLICE TRAINING INSTITUTE

Data reduction and processing for survey examining the need for additional police training facilities in the northeastern section of Illinois; done for Charles Taylor, director, Police Training Institute, UIUC. N = 238. Completed August 1970.

074 WORKER ATTITUDES IN NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD ELECTIONS

Series of personal and telephone interview surveys to determine the effects of employer and union speeches or conduct on respondents' voting behavior in an NLRB election campaign; done for Stephen Goldberg, College of Law, UIUC, and Julius Getman, College of Law, Indiana University. N = Employees of 24 companies. Completed June 1974.

075 ENTERING FRESHMAN

A three-wave mail survey with telephone follow-ups of 1,300 entering freshmen at the Urbana campus and 700 at Chicago Circle to examine changes in attitudes and behavior during their first year of college; done for Alan Berger and William Simon, Institute for Juvenile Research, State of Illinois. Completed Summer 1971.

076 HOSPITAL PLANNING COUNCIL

Sampling selection for survey of community attitudes toward housing and other city conditions in two areas of the City of Chicago; done for Pierre deVise, Hospital Planning Council of Chicago. Completed in August 1970.

077 OUTDOOR RECREATION ATTITUDE PANEL

Two-stage panel telephone survey of 200 adults in Illinois to develop a standardized instrument for measuring attitudes toward outdoor recreation; done for Allen Sapora, Department of Recreation and Park Administration, UIUC. Completed October 1970.

078 CONSUMER PANEL ANALYSIS (see also 030, etc., in this volume)

Tabulations and analysis of saving and expenditure data from consumer decision panel of young married couples in Peoria and Decatur; for Robert Ferber and Francesco Nicosia.

079 LOCAL ZONING STUDY

Data reduction and processing of interviews for a study that examined the problems of local zoning committees; done for David Lager, Bureau of Urban and Regional Planning Research, UIUC. N = 335. Completed 1971.

080 INTERPRETERS FOR THE DEAF EVALUATION

Construction of a list of interpreters of the deaf in Illinois with a mail questionnaire sent to them to ascertain their backgrounds and qualifications; done for Stephen Quigley, Institute for Research on Exceptional Children, UIUC. N = 234. Completed May 1971.

081 SOUTH HOLLAND SCHOOL INTEGRATION STUDY

Telephone and personal interview survey to determine the attitudes of the South Holland community toward various degrees of integration; done for Thomas Van Dam, Superintendent, South Holland School District. N = 602. Completed December 1970.

082 SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM, URBANA

Assistance to Anthony Orum, Department of Sociology, UIUC, in the planning and conducting of a course with regard to sampling methods, questionnaire preparation, data collection, data reduction, and processing. N = 1,830. Conducted in Spring 1971.

083 NEIGHBORHOOD YOUTH CORPS

Assistance in survey of 306 junior high and high school students to determine the success of the 1970 Neighborhood Youth Corps Program in reaching and preventing potential high school dropouts; done for Champaign County Neighborhood Youth Corps. Project let drop by sponsor in Spring 1971 before analysis was completed.

084 GRADUATE STUDENT RESOURCE USE

Survey of 3,180 Urbana graduate students on their use of University facilities; done for John Chaney, Office of Administrative Data Processing, UIUC. Diary forms were used to collect data. Conducted in Winter 1971.

085 SCHEDULED CLASSES

Monitoring of classes on the Urbana campus to determine the extent to which classes are held prior to vacation; done for Office of the Chancellor, UIUC. Completed December 1970.

086 RECREATION EXPENDITURES

Telephone survey of 434 residents in selected Illinois cities to estimate how much is spent for outdoor recreation and on what types of things money is spent; done for Alan Caskey, Department of Recreation, UIUC. Conducted in Winter 1971.

087 URBANA DEPARTMENT LONG RANGE PLANNING

Mail questionnaire survey of 150 department heads at the Urbana campus to determine future needs in terms of staff, equipment, and space; done for Anthony Graziano, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UIUC. N = 72. Completed June 1971.

088 RECREATION LONG RANGE PLANNING (see also 112 and 134 in this volume)

Statewide telephone survey of 1,635 Illinois residents to ascertain their attitudes toward parks and other outdoor recreation facilities in Illinois; done for Jerry Van Meter, Department of Recreation and Park Administration, UIUC. Completed January 1972.

089 STUDENT DRUG USE

Questionnaire administered in classroom settings to 1,625 students at Chicago Circle and Urbana campuses to investigate the extent of drug use by students at the University; done for Leo Levy, Department of Preventive Medicine, UIMC. Completed Summer 1971.

090 ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED YOUNG ADULTS

Personal and telephone survey using a matched sample of hard-core unemployed and working class and middle class African American and white males and females representing two age groups to determine differences in attitudes toward employment situations and authority figures; done for Harry Triandis, Department of Psychology, UIUC. Completed Summer 1971.

091 SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM III

Data reduction for 10 self-administered surveys constructed by students in the graduate sociology methods course at Chicago Circle; done for John Johnstone, Department of Sociology, UICC. Completed in Summer 1971.

092 RURAL PARTICIPATION AND PERSPECTIVES

Personal interview survey of 322 adults living in rural areas around Quincy, Illinois, to determine political and religious beliefs and attitudes of rural residents; done for Frederick Fliegel and John van Es, Departments of Agricultural Economics and Sociology, UIUC. Completed September 1971.

093 COMPUTER USERS STUDY

Mail survey of 90 heavy users of computers to determine the use of and future needs for computers at the Urbana campus; done for Norton Bedford, Computer Review Committee, UIUC. N = 40. Completed September 1971.

094 CORPS OF ENGINEERS 10-YEAR STUDY

Advice on a questionnaire for the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory. Conducted in Summer 1971.

095 DETENTION FACILITIES STUDY

Questionnaire design for a survey that took an inventory of current detention practices for the planning and design of community correctional centers for adults; done for Fred Moyer, Department of Architecture, UIUC. Completed in Summer 1971.

096 PREFABRICATED MATERIALS IN MILITARY CONSTRUCTION

Data reduction and processing for a survey of manufacturers of prefab construction materials to assess costs and feasibility of using prefabricated materials in military buildings; done for U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory. N = 271. Completed July 1971.

097 CLOSED CIRCUIT TV IN DETENTIONAL FACILITIES

Questionnaire design and data reduction and processing for a study to evaluate the use of closed circuit TV in detentional facilities; done for Fred Moyer, Department of Architecture, UIUC. Conducted in Summer 1971.

098 STUDY OF THE USES AND NEEDS OF ILLINI UNION FACILITIES AND SERVICES

Telephone survey of 202 faculty and staff and 336 students to determine attitudes toward existing Union services such as food service, study lounges, and the ticket center and toward the need, if any, for other types of services; done for Earl Finder, Illini Union, UIUC. Completed August 1971.

099 RURAL PLANNING

Mail and personal interview survey of 504 members of rural planning commissions and 350 county officials to determine the effect of local and regional planning commissions in Illinois; done for Norman Krausz, Department of Agricultural Economics, UIUC. Conducted in 1971.

100 FAMILY SIZE SURVEY

Telephone survey of Illinois residents to determine peoples' attitudes toward being taxed to have children and being paid a monthly payment not to have more than two; done for Julian Simon (Business Administration) and Rita Simon (Sociology), UIUC. N = 220. Completed July 1971.

101 HOUSING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

Assistance in survey design and interviewer training for a study that examined the housing needs and preferences of residents living near the proposed East Chicago Heights housing project; done for Robert Katz, Department of Architecture, UIUC. Completed Summer 1971.

102 TEHRAN DATA

Data processing for a completed study of social class variables and nutrition in Iran; done for C. Ernest Dawn, Tehran Research Institute, UIUC. Conducted in 1971.

103 MARKET SEGMENTATION METHODOLOGY

Sampling, advice in data collection, and data reduction on a statewide personal interview survey conducted in Arkansas to collect various types of attitudinal as well as socioeconomic and utility use data as a basis for developing improved methods of market segmentation; done for Jagdish Sheth, Department of Business Administration, UIUC. N = 407. Completed September 1971.

104 PLANS FOR STUDY OF PROSTATE CANCER

Designing of forms for a later study of the social and behavioral correlates of cancer of the prostate gland; done for I. D. Rotkin, Department of Preventive Medicine, UIMC. Completed August 1971.

105 NORTH SHORE HEALTH CARE

Duplication of data decks as the first step of a possible later study; done for Robert Lapp, Evanston Hospital. Conducted in 1971.

106 COMMUNITY ATTITUDES TOWARD DISCIPLINE IN SCHOOLS

Sample selection, questionnaire preparation, and data reduction of a group and individual sample survey in person and by mail of parents', students', teachers', and administrators' attitudes toward discipline in the Unit 4 schools; done for Champaign Unit 4 School District. N = 2,811. Completed September 1971.

107 ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

Review and analysis of surveys or studies undertaken by other organizations on the general subject of the environment, with particular attention to the question of solid wastes; done for Frank Beal, Illinois Institute for Environmental Quality, Chicago. Completed November 1971.

108 ARMY FAMILY HOUSING PREFERENCE STUDY (see also 171 in this volume)

Data reduction and processing of a mail questionnaire survey conducted by the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory to ascertain family housing preferences of personnel living at U.S. Army installations. N = 2,855. Completed June 1972.

109 LANDSCAPE PREFERENCES

Personal interview study of 75 Illinois residents to determine their recreation and campsite landscape preferences; done for Allen Sapora and E. Glenn Carls, Department of Recreation and Park Administration, UIUC. Completed November 1971.

110 COLLEGE DROPOUTS

Mail study of why 1,100 enrolled students in good standing did not appear at the University to attend classes as scheduled; done for Anthony Graziano, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UIUC. N = 1,004. Completed December 1971.

111 CHAMPAIGN COMMUNITY RACIAL ATTITUDES

SRL drafted, precoded, and pretested a questionnaire and prepared interviewer training materials for the Champaign Human Relations Commission's study of attitudes toward racial issues facing the community. SRL part completed Fall 1971.

112 RECREATION LONG RANGE PLANNING II (see also 088 in this volume)

Telephone survey of respondents to study 088 for the purpose of obtaining regional differences in recreational behavior; done for I. Irving Holland, Department of Forestry, UIUC. N = 301. Completed February 1972.

113 VERMILION COUNTY RECREATION STUDY (see also 275 in this volume)

Telephone survey of Vermilion County residents to determine attitudes toward and expected use of recreational facilities; done for Vermilion County Regional Planning Commission, Danville Planning Department, and Vermilion County Conservation District. N = 409. Completed February 1972.

114 FISH AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS (see also 134 in this volume)

Telephone survey of 1,506 Illinois adults to determine their hunting and fishing activities and their use of wildlife facilities in the state; done for Allen Sapora, Department of Recreation and Park Administration, UIUC. Completed May 1972.

115 HAWAII CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES

Tabulations were run by SRL for three surveys conducted by the National Clearinghouse for Correctional Programming and Architecture, UIUC, that dealt with inventories of correctional facilities, alternatives to detention, and probation and parole agencies. SRL work completed November 1971.

116 DECATUR WATER SUPPLY (see also 126 in this volume)

Telephone survey of 200 nonfarmers and 97 farmers in the Decatur area to ascertain public opinion about the purported hazards of chemical fertilizers in their water supply; done for John van Es, Department of Sociology, UIUC. Completed January 1972.

117 PUBLIC OPINION OF ILLINOIS LEGISLATURE

Telephone survey of 400 eligible Illinois voters to evaluate public attitudes toward and knowledge of the state legislature; done for Charles Dunn, Institute for Government and Public Affairs, UIUC. Completed May 1971.

118 PRODUCTION AND DISPOSITION OF WOOD RESIDUES BY THE SECONDARY WOOD-USING INDUSTRIES IN ILLINOIS

Mail survey of Illinois secondary wood-users to ascertain how Illinois wood-using manufacturers dispose of their wood residues; done for I. Irving Holland, Department of Forestry, UIUC. N = 348. Completed June 1973.

119 CENSUS DIARY EXPERIMENTS

Methodological study conducted by Seymour Sudman and Robert Ferber, SRL, UIUC, for the U.S. Bureau of the Census to test the effectiveness of different diary procedures for collecting consumer expenditure data including daily telephone calls from an interviewer, weekly diaries maintained by the respondent, remuneration, and government versus university sponsorship. Wave 1 N = 307, Wave 2 N = 115. Completed January 1973.

120 MANPOWER IN COMMUNICATIONS

Data reduction for a study of 250 communication professionals outside of the news media for John Johnstone, Department of Sociology, UICC. SRL portion completed June 1972.

121 ARMY VOLUNTEER STUDY

Survey of army personnel living in barracks or BEQs on six bases to determine what kind of facilities would be conducive to re-enlistment for the purpose of establishing priorities for the improvement of facilities; done for U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory. Total N = 1,694. Completed August 1972.

122 SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM, CHICAGO IIIA

Data reduction for study conducted by the students in the Sociology practicum course for James Norr, Department of Sociology, UICC. Completed May 1972.

123 SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM, CHICAGO IIIB

SRL performed several services for one phase of the practicum, including questionnaire typing and duplication, precoding, interviewing, and use of the data archive; done for George McCall, Department of Sociology, UICC. Completed May 1972.

124 ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION--PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND LEADERS SURVEY

Telephone survey of 774 public officials (mayors, public health officers, public works directors, Chamber of Commerce officials, and newspaper editors) in 130 Illinois communities for the purpose of determining reactions to environmental problems. The mail portions of the survey sent to environmental activists and the mayors in the community were handled by the sponsor, Andrew Sofranko, Departments of Agricultural Economics and Sociology, UIUC. SRL work completed June 1972.

125 ACADEMIC CALENDAR PREFERENCE (UICC)

Mail study of the Chicago Circle faculty and students on their preferences on different academic calendar systems; done for John Schey, Office of the Senate, UICC. Completed May 1972.

126 OPINIONS AND ACTIVITIES OF DECATUR COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS ON ENVIRONMENT (see also 116 in this volume)

Telephone study of 210 Decatur members of community organizations as a follow-up to study 116 to ascertain environmental activities undertaken by the community organizations; done for John van Es, Department of Agricultural Economics, UIUC. Completed June 1972.

127 POLICE ATTITUDES

Data processing for a police attitude study; done for Charles Taylor, Police Training Institute, UIUC. Completed May 1972.

128 CITIZENS' ATTITUDES ON THE SOLID WASTE ISSUE

Statewide probability telephone survey of 2,436 household units to explore three main topics: citizens' awareness of the solid waste problem, involvement or the level of services received, and attitudes toward possible solid waste solutions; done for Frank Beal, Illinois Institute for Environmental Quality. Completed March 1973.

129 SECONDARY SCHOOL HOME ECONOMICS TEACHERS IN ILLINOIS

Mail survey of 564 home economics teachers in Illinois public schools to study their characteristics and professional interests; done for Mary Mather, Division of Home Economics Education, UIUC. Completed February 1973.

130 NEEDS OF THE AGED IN CHICAGO

SRL assisted in the supervision of Spanish-speaking interviewers on the near West Side of Chicago in a study to determine the needs of the aged; done for Richard Moss, Mayor's Office for Senior Citizens, Chicago. SRL work completed June 1972.

131 PROPRIETARY DRUG USE

Pilot telephone survey of 97 adults in Chicago to determine the extent of abuse or misuse of proprietary drugs; done for Pedro Lecca, College of Pharmacy, UIMC. Completed August 1972.

132 TOOTHPASTE STUDY

Data reduction and processing on a study by Mary Schlinger, Department of Marketing, UICC, to discover the relationship between conceptions of self and others in terms of toothpaste used. SRL portion completed September 1972.

133 ATTITUDES TOWARD CANCER PREVENTION

Sampling work only on statewide probability telephone survey of 2,000 households to determine peoples' attitudes on cancer prevention; done for the American Cancer Society. Completed July 1972.

134 ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF RECREATION USERS (see also 068, 088, and 114 in this volume)

Data reduction and processing for a follow-up based on Studies 068, 088, and 114 to determine the attitudes of suppliers of Illinois recreation in comparison to responses of users of these facilities; done for Robert Ivins, Department of Recreation and Park Administration, UIUC. N = 100. Completed August 1972.

135 METHODOLOGICAL STUDY OF MEDICAL DIARIES (see also 250 in this volume)

Panel study funded by National Center for Health Services Research (Department of Health, Education, and Welfare) and conducted by Seymour Sudman, Robert Ferber, and Wallace Wilson, SRL, UIUC, to test the effectiveness of diaries in obtaining information on medical episodes and expenditures, conducted over a three-month period with 731 households in Chicago and Marshfield, Wisconsin. Five separate collection techniques were used: (a) an initial interview identical for all respondents, (b) a final interview for diary respondents, (c) a monthly ledger diary, (d) a monthly journal diary, and (e) a monthly personal interview. Completed November 1974.

136 MORGAN INDUSTRY STUDY

Data reduction for a study of Morgan Industries; done for John Johnstone, Department of Sociology, UICC. Completed December 1972.

137 THE EFFECTS OF METHODS OF ADMINISTRATION ON RESPONSE (see also 203 in this volume)

Study funded by the National Science Foundation and conducted in collaboration with NORC for Seymour Sudman, SRL, UIUC, and Norman Bradburn, NORC, to examine the relation between four methods of questionnaire administration and response effects. SRL work involved 501 completed RDD screening interviews in the Chicago area. SRL work completed November 1973.

138 COMMUNICATIONS STUDY

Pilot study of 34 in-depth personal interviews to determine general public's feelings, opinions, and attitudes toward the telephone; done for Jagdish Sheth, Department of Business Administration, UIUC. Completed September 1972.

139 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS RETIREE BENEFITS

Mail study for William McPherson, Chair of University Ad Hoc Committee on Retiree Benefits, to obtain information on what benefits and privileges retired staff members (from UIUC, UICC, and UIMC) would like from the University, excluding pensions, insurance, and housing. N = 1,178. Completed January 1973.

140 OCCUPATIONAL CODING STUDY

Study for Richard Shekelle, Department of Preventive Medicine, UIMC, to do occupational coding only on approximately 5,000 questionnaires. Completed February 1973.

141 EDUCATIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Analyzing data for Joe Spaeth, SRL, UIUC, under funding from the American College Testing Program. Completed August 1974.

142 TRI-SERVICE HOUSING STUDY (see also 157 in this volume)

Mail survey for U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory to gain occupant opinion of military family housing at 40 Army bases. N = 9,000. Completed December 1972.

143 OPINIONS ON WATERFOWL IN ILLINOIS

Telephone interview study for Edward Hoffman, Illinois Department of Conservation, and Allen Sapora, Department of Recreation and Park Administration, UIUC, to ascertain the demographic characteristics and opinions on selected issues of waterfowl hunters and nonhunters in Illinois. N = 869 (322 hunters and 547 general public). Completed November 1972.

144 CONSERVATION CLEANING

Data processing for Paula Warwick and Allen Sapora, Department of Recreation and Park Administration, UIUC, for a survey previously done by the Illinois Department of Conservation. Completed November 1972.
 
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Extension of the panel of young married couples to the Chicago area, under 
a National Science Foundation grant, starting with 409 couples married in
the summer of 1972. Wave 1: 409 interviews; Wave 2: 335; Wave 3: 
281; Wave 4: 257; Wave 5: 243; Wave 6: 235; Wave 7: 212; Wave 8: 
199; Wave 9: 205; Wave 10: 203; Wave 11: 194; Wave 12: 199. Final 
wave conducted in Spring 1981.

146 JOHNSTONE'S SPSS ANALYSIS

Data processing for John Johnstone, Department of Sociology, UICC, to analyze data using SPSS. Completed March 1973.

147 URBANA SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM II

Assistance to Joe Spaeth in planning and conducting a mail survey for the UIUC Sociology Practicum course to ascertain the political participation of Illinois college students on 26 campuses statewide. N = 947. Completed April 1973.

148 WORKSHOP FOR LEGISLATIVE STAFF MEMBERS

At the request of Al Marshall, staff assistant, State of Illinois House of Representatives, SRL conducted three workshops on statistics, research methods, and computer uses for legislative staff in Springfield to help educate legislative staff in research methods. Conducted in December 1972.

149 MENTAL HEALTH SURVEY

Data processing and data reduction for Gerald Euster, School of Social Work, UIUC. N = 155. Completed January 1973.

150 LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS, HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES

Editing, keypunching, verification, and data processing of completed questionnaires for Fred Moyer, National Clearinghouse for Criminal Justice Planning and Architecture, UIUC. N = 32. Completed January 1973.

151 ATTITUDES TOWARD THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (see also 188 in this volume)

A survey with self-administered questionnaires distributed at regional meetings of UI-affiliated groups to assess public opinion toward the UI; done for Charles Flynn, University Office of Public Information. N = 837. Completed August 1973.

152 CTA RIDERSHIP STUDY

RDD telephone study for the Department of Public Works, City of Chicago, to ascertain the general public's use of and attitudes toward the Chicago Transit Authority. N = 1,586. Completed August 1973.

153 CHARACTERISTICS OF COLLEGE SENIORS

Mail study to gather and analyze data on career plans, reactions to college, and ways of financing college education from graduating seniors in Illinois; done for Lawrence Aleamoni, Office of Instructional Resources, UIUC. N = 3,174. Completed September 1973.

154 SICKLE CELL DISEASE SURVEY (see also 209 in this volume)

Personal interview pilot study for I. D. Rotkin, Department of Preventive Medicine and the Sickle Cell Center, UIMC, to prepare a final set of data collection instruments for a major study of African American attitudes toward and knowledge of sickle cell disease. Completed June 1974.

155 PROJECT TRANSITION EVALUATION STUDY

Study for Kirschner Associates, Albuquerque, New Mexico, to locate sample respondents in the Chicago SMSA and in Decatur, Springfield, and Rockford, Illinois, and complete approximately 300 personal interviews with veterans who participated in "Project Transition" while in the service and a matching group of veterans who did not. Completed May 1973.

156 SCANDINAVIAN IMMIGRANTS

A study to survey Swedish, Danish, and Norwegian immigrants' adjustment to American life; done for Rita Simon, Department of Sociology, UIUC. Not completed due to lack of funds.

157 TABS OF OPEN-ENDED RESPONSES ON TRI-SERVICE HOUSING SURVEY (see also 142 in this volume)

Classifying, coding, and tabulating fill-in questions on Army responses to a DOD family housing survey (study 142) and provide a brief summary of results; done for U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory. Completed March 1973.

158 EVALUATION OF JUNIOR COLLEGES IN ILLINOIS

Data reduction, data processing, and archive work for the Illinois Department of Finance to use in making future plans for the programs and physical facilities of the State junior colleges; done for Anthony Graziano, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UIUC. Completed February 1973.

159 CHICAGO ORLEANS HOUSING

Survey design, advice on data collection procedures, data reduction, and data processing for self-administered questionnaire study conducted by Chicago Orleans Housing to determine housing preferences and feasibility of building a moderate income project on Chicago's Near North Side. Completed April 1973.

160 SERVICE ACCESS SYSTEM EVALUATION

Telephone interview study to evaluate the Peoria Service Access System; done for Michael Brooks, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, UIUC. N = 321. Completed in May 1973.

161 PARENTS' ATTITUDES ON DESEGREGATION OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Telephone survey for the Park Forest School Board to determine attitudes of Park Forest parents toward the School District's desegregation program and toward the educational system as a whole. N = 252. Completed June 1973.

162 SURVEY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ALUMNI

Nationwide mail questionnaire study for the College of Business Administration, UICC, to determine whether the objectives of the College and the training of the students were relevant to their future careers. N = 477. Completed June 1974.

163 MEDICAL CENTER RECREATION FACILITIES SURVEY

Mail survey of Medical Center faculty, staff, and students for Clarence Leverenz, Chancellor's Ad Hoc Committee on Recreation Facilities, UIMC, to determine their interest in and need for recreational facilities at the Medical Center campus. N = 2,675. Completed April 1973.

164 SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM IV

SRL assisted students in all aspects of survey work and did partial work on projects, including secondary data analysis; done for Helen Miller, Department of Sociology, UICC. Conducted during Spring Quarter 1973.

165 VALIDITY STUDIES OF STUDENT-REPORTED FAMILY INCOME

Sampling and data processing for Lawrence Aleamoni, Office of Instructional Resources, UIUC, to discover relationship between student reports of their parents' income and the parents' actual income. N = 500. Completed October 1973.

166 OMAHA, NEBRASKA, HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES

Data reduction and data processing of 119 completed questionnaires in a study of human service agencies in the Omaha area; done for Fred Moyer, National Clearinghouse for Criminal Justice Planning and Architecture, UIUC. Completed April 1973.

167 CIVIL LEGAL AID AND SOCIAL SERVICES

Study for Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation to evaluate the effectiveness of Project WALK (Work and Learning Key), a prisoner work release program in Cook County. Completed September 1973.

168 PAPER USERS METHODOLOGY

Pilot telephone interview study to ascertain information from 43 printing facilities about kinds and quantities of paper used; done for Jagdish Sheth, Department of Business Administration, UIUC. Completed May 1973.

169 JACKSON COUNTY OFFENDER PROFILE

Data processing to develop an offender profile from records of seven correctional institutions; done for Fred Moyer, National Clearinghouse for Criminal Justice Planning and Architecture, UIUC. N = 50,000. Completed May 1973.

170 ARMY FAMILY HOUSING STUDY, PHASE II

Self-administered survey of family housing preferences of personnel living on 12 Army installations; done for U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory. N = 2,000. Completed July 1973.

171 TABS ON OPEN-ENDED RESPONSES--ARMY FAMILY HOUSING PREFERENCE STUDY (see also 108 in this volume)

Data reduction and tabulations of open-ended responses to study 108 questionnaire; done for U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory. N = 276. Completed August 1973.

172 MUNICIPAL WATER QUALITY

Telephone survey to obtain from mayors, engineers, water suppliers, and other influential parties in 300 Illinois communities information regarding water quality, sewage procedures, etc., in relation to environmental problems; done for the Department of Agricultural Economics, UIUC. N = 999. Completed October 1974.

173 CONSUMER BEHAVIOR RESEARCH

A project sponsored by the RANN Program of the National Science Foundation to gather and synthesize present knowledge about different aspects of consumer behavior. SRL planned and commissioned parts of the study to experts in particular subject areas, held a conference based on the prepared papers, and prepared reports of the results. Completed January 1978.

174 EXTENDED DAY SESSIONS FEASIBILITY

Self-administered and telephone interview study conducted for Office of Campus Planning, UICC, to ascertain the interest of the population of Cook County in enrolling at UICC in an extended day session. Junior college N = 648; high school N = 2,675; UICC students N = 1,518; and general population N = 1,240. Completed March 1974.

175 CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERS QUESTIONNAIRE

Pilot study for the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory to prepare and pretest a mail questionnaire for gathering the information from industrial building suppliers for setting standards on prefabricated construction. Completed June 1973.

176 LATIN AMERICAN MANPOWER AND EDUCATION INVENTORY

Mail survey for Michael Goldstein, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Urban Affairs, UICC, to determine the number and extent of manpower and educational programs serving the Latin American community in Chicago. Completed June 1973.

177 HYPERTENSION AMONG ADOLESCENTS

Personal interview study on hypertension in adolescents for Richard Shekelle, Department of Preventive Medicine, UIMC, to investigate correlation between young adolescents' hypertension and their families. N = 182 family sets. Completed June 1974.

178 OFFICE OF SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION ATTITUDINAL SURVEY

Telephone and self-administered study conducted for the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, State of Illinois, to discover what different groups in the state (students, teachers, administrators, public opinion leaders, and general public) think about education in the state and about OSPI. Total N = 4,678. Completed March 1974.

179 ILLINOIS FARMERS STUDY

Telephone interview survey of 340 farmers in central Illinois to ascertain their use of fertilizers and pesticides, attitudes toward farming, and opinions on conservation and pollution; done for Richard Feltner, Department of Agricultural Economics, UIUC. Completed June 1974.

180 SOUTH HOLLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT 151 SURVEY (see also 229 in this volume)

Study of public attitudes in South Holland, Illinois, toward school desegregation, involving self-administered questionnaires to students, mail questionnaires to teachers, and telephone interviews with area residents; conducted for Thomas Van Dam, Superintendent, South Holland School District. Total N = 1,893. Completed June 1974.

181 EVALUATION OF PUBLIC SERVICE TELEVISION ADS

Before-and-after telephone and personal interview study in Peoria and Rockford, Illinois, of 286 employers, 879 working people, and 261 "disadvantaged" people to gather information about their attitudes toward potential entry into the labor force of disadvantaged adults and to evaluate the impact of the TV ads on these attitudes. Done for James Hough, Division of Vocational and Technical Education, OSPI. Completed December 1973.

182 DOD FAMILY HOUSING DATA

Tabulations of 3,796 responses to the Army portion of a Department of Defense military housing preference study; done for U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory. Completed August 1973.

183 WEBSTER GROVES REVISITED

Coding and data processing for John Johnstone, Department of Sociology, UICC, of data collected in Webster Groves, Missouri, on the TV listenership habits of teenagers, to bring up-to-date an earlier study on the same topic conducted in 1965. N = 380. Completed December 1973.

184 HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES AND UNIFIED COURT SYSTEMS

Data processing for study of human service agencies in Omaha, Nebraska, for rehabilitating criminal offenders, and questionnaire preparation; done for Fred Moyer, National Clearinghouse for Criminal Justice Planning and Architecture, UIUC. Completed October 1972.

185 SUPPORT SYSTEMS INVOLVING WIDOWS

Personal interview study to ascertain sources of support of widows in the Chicago area and their financial and social problems; done for Helena Lopata, Center for the Comparative Study of Social Roles, Loyola University of Chicago. N = 1,170. Completed January 1975.

186 ASIAN AMERICANS IN CHICAGO

Personal interview study for Bok-Lim Kim, Jane Addams School of Social Work, UIUC, of Asian American groups--Japanese (N = 150), Chinese (N = 149), Korean (N = 228), and Filipino (N = 199)--in Chicago to determine their social service needs. N = 726. Completed July 1974.

187 UICC DROPOUTS

Telephone study to determine why 2,000 students in good standing during the 1972-73 academic year did not return to UICC in Fall 1973; done for Vernon Miller, Office of Campus Planning, UICC. N = 267. Completed January 1974.

188 STUDY OF ATTITUDES TOWARD THE UI (see also 151 in this volume)

This repeat of study 151 for Charles Flynn, University Office of Public Information, sought to obtain more impressions of public attitudes toward certain University issues by means of mail questionnaires to persons who had attended regional meetings. N = 955. Completed August 1974.

189 URBAN POPULATION DENSITY

SRL provided programming assistance as requested for Harvey Choldin, Department of Sociology, UIUC. Discontinued November 1974.

190 SERVICE SCHOOL EVALUATION

Data reduction and cleaning for U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory. Completed April 1974.

191 UI EMPLOYEE ATTITUDES ABOUT THEIR JOBS

Mail study for the President's Office to ascertain University employee job satisfaction on all three campuses (UIUC, UICC, UIMC). N = 2,048. Completed August 1974.

192 SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM (URBANA)

SRL assisted Marcus Felson in planning and conducting a telephone interview study in the Chicago suburbs for the Sociology Practicum on conspicuous consumption and consumption of energy related goods and services. N = 736. Completed June 1974.

193 SANGAMON VALLEY FARMERS (see also 194 and 231 in this volume)

Personal interview survey of farmers in Sangamon Valley for Robert Klepper, Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, Washington University, St. Louis, on fertilizer usage. N = 321. Completed May 1974.

194 ENERGY CRISIS (see 193 in this volume)

Rider on study 193 to assist Robert Klepper, Washington University, St. Louis, with questionnaire development and field work to determine the effect of the energy crisis on farmers. N = 161. Completed May 1974.

195 SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM V, UICC (see also 030, etc., and 145, etc., in this volume)

SRL assisted Sociology graduate students in this study of public interpretation of collective action as a supplement to Studies 930 and 345; sponsored by Robert Hall, Department of Sociology, UICC. Completed March 1974.

196 OKLAHOMA OFFENDER CHARACTERISTICS

Editing and keypunching of 1,500 survey forms administered to inmates and custodial staff in Oklahoma state prisons, for Fred Moyer, National Clearinghouse for Criminal Justice Planning and Architecture, UIUC. Completed February 1974.

197 RECREATION AREAS

SRL's part was data collection partly by observation and partly by self-administered questionnaire to measure recreational usage patterns in selected woods and parks in Illinois for William Beardsley, Department of Forestry, Iowa State University. Completed December 1974.

198 SECONDARY SCHOOL HEALTH TEACHERS

Mail study to determine how many secondary school teachers teaching health are certified and if they would attend additional courses to meet certification; done for Donald Stone, Department of Health and Safety Education, UIUC. Completed June 1974.

199 ATTITUDES TOWARD UI ENTERTAINMENT

Telephone survey conducted for Dean Daniel Perrino, Office of Student Programs and Services, UIUC, to find out what University students, staff, and faculty think about UI paid entertainment. N = 530. Completed July 1974.

200 ENERGY USE IN EAST URBANA

SRL assisted in questionnaire construction and carried out field work in a personal interview study for Judith Liebman, College of Engineering, UIUC, to measure energy use of lower income families in East Urbana. Completed July 1974.

201 PATERNITY CASES

Data reduction and some tabulations for a study to learn how paternity cases are currently handled in the courts; done for Harry Krause, College of Law, UIUC. Completed September 1974.

202 1972­1973 CONSUMER EXPENDITURE SURVEY EVALUATION

Study by Robert Pearl, SRL, UIUC, for the U.S. Bureau of the Census to evaluate the 1972­1973 Consumer Expenditure Survey of the Bureau of the Census and Bureau of Labor Statistics, including development of a plan to use results of the 1972­1973 Consumer Expenditure Survey for evaluation purposes. Completed August 1978.

203 RESEARCH ON SOCIAL SCIENCE DATA COLLECTION (see also 137 in this volume)

This study, funded by the National Science Foundation, was a continuation of prior research by Seymour Sudman, SRL, UIUC, and Norman Bradburn, NORC, on survey methods and concentrated on experimental work on the effect on responses of the location of the interview and threat. SRL work completed March 1977.

204 INDUSTRIALIZED BUILDERS

Mail study for U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory to ascertain the feasibility of using prefabricated building materials on military installations. N = 448. Completed June 1975.

205 ATTITUDES TOWARD TRAFFIC SAFETY

Statewide telephone study for Illinois Department of Transportation to assess expectations and opinions of Illinois licensed drivers on traffic safety and related issues. N = 1,110. Completed November 1974.

206 OCCUPATIONAL IMAGES--PRETEST

Pilot study for Reeve Vanneman, Department of Sociology, UIUC, on images of occupations held by males 25 years or older, involving triad comparisons among three sets of eight occupations each according to three criteria. SRL produced and pretested questionnaires. Completed September 1974.

207 ENTERING STUDENTS

Coding, editing, and keypunching of student questionnaires for Wellford Wilms, Center for Research and Development of Higher Education, University of California at Berkeley, on perceived goals of entering college students and what the actual goals were, classified by occupation and education. Completed August 1974.

208 ARMY RESERVOIR STUDY

Study for the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory to survey the topographic characteristics of U.S. Army reservoirs. SRL was responsible only for data reduction and data processing. N = 148. Completed October 1974.

209 SICKLE CELL CENTER SURVEY

Personal interview study for I. D. Rotkin, Sickle Cell Center, UIMC, to ascertain knowledge and attitudes of the African American population in Chicago concerning sickle cell disease. Three samples: 1,207 members of the general African American population, 223 community leaders, and 123 members of households with sickle cell disease. Completed August 1975.

210 ILLINOIS STATE BAR ASSOCIATION SURVEY

Mail survey for the Illinois State Bar Association to obtain information on the economic standing of attorneys in Illinois and on their attitudes toward a formal program of law specialization and prepaid or group legal service plans. N = 8,940. Completed July 1975.

211 OCCUPATIONAL IMAGES--MAIN STUDY

Telephone interview study in Chicago and suburbs with males aged 25 or older for Reeve Vanneman, Department of Sociology, UIUC, to develop a multidimensional scaling technique for evaluating men's perceptions of occupation. N = 318. SRL work terminated November 1974 owing to lack of funds.

212 IMPACT OF HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS ON THE URBAN SYSTEM

Telephone interview study in two Chicago high-rise buildings to assess impact of large, high-rise residential buildings on life in the city, for Harold Simon, Department of Energy Engineering, UICC. N = 300. Completed September 1975.

213 PROJECT TRUST (TO RESHAPE URBAN SYSTEMS TOGETHER)

SRL consulted on questionnaire design and did data reduction and data processing on this study conducted by the Council on Population and Environment involving group self-administered questionnaires to ascertain citizen views on criminal justice problems in the Chicago SMSA. N = 3,400. Completed January 1975.

214 FERTILITY MODELS

Data processing for Frances Flanagan, Department of Economics, UICC, in a study demonstrating through an economic model the effects of welfare payments on fertility. Completed November 1975.

215 SERVICE FEE BUILDINGS

Mail survey of UIUC students for the Chancellor's Office, UIUC, to determine if students would support a fee increase, how satisfied they are with service fee buildings, and how they would allocate fees. N = 903. Completed March 1975.

216 RACIAL IDENTIFICATION WITH TELEVISION PROGRAMS

Telephone interview survey in Chicago for John Leckenby, Department of Advertising, UIUC, to investigate the opinions of four different groups of people--African Americans and whites in low and moderate income levels--toward two television programs, "All in the Family" and "Sanford and Son." Total N = 225. Completed December 1974.

217 COUNTY PROSECUTORS

Data reduction and data processing for National Clearinghouse for Criminal Justice Planning and Architecture, UIUC, of 241 questionnaires from nationwide mail survey of the most optimal and efficient use of space in the offices of county prosecutors. Completed March 1975.

218 OLDER CITIZENS IN CHICAGO

Personal interview study for Bernice Bild, Urban Research Corporation, of special groups of older persons in Chicago--homeowners, residential hotel residents, African Americans, and Polish American--to ascertain their status and needs in the areas of health, housing, transportation, finance, and social isolation. N = 519. Includes Polish version. Completed May 1975.

219 DIALYSIS CONSUMER WORKSHOP EVALUATION

SRL assisted in questionnaire design, did data processing, and prepared a brief report for the Kidney Foundation of Illinois in its evaluation of the effectiveness of dialysis consumer workshops in the Chicago area through self-administered questionnaires completed by participants before and after the series of workshops. N = 114. Completed June 1975.

220 CHILDREN IN INSTITUTIONS (DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES)

Assistance on questionnaire design and training interviewers for Andrew Gordon, Center for Urban Affairs, Northwestern University, in personal interview study of children in foster homes and institutions. Completed May 1975.

221 HYPERTENSION FOLLOW-UP

Telephone interview study for Jeffrey Salloway, Department of Sociology, UIUC, of 266 African Americans in Chicago selected from a hypertension screening program to determine differences among clinic utilizers, nonutilizers, dropouts, and normotensives, particularly regarding their social network systems as they pertain to compliance or noncompliance with hypertension treatment. Completed June 1975.

222 CENSUS DATA--GRADUATE COLLEGE

Preparation of census data for the Housing Research and Development Program, UIUC. Completed January 1975.

223 CENSUS DATA--WABASH PLANNING COMMISSION

Preparation of census data for the Greater Wabash Regional Planning Commission. Completed January 1975.

224 SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM, FALL 1974: DEINSTITUTIONALIZATION

Consultation and performance of miscellaneous tasks for UICC Department of Sociology's Practicum in study of deinstitutionalization of drug offenders in a "halfway house." Completed June 1975.

225 ATTITUDES TOWARD THE UI--1975

SRL assisted with questionnaire construction and did data processing in a mail survey for Charles Flynn, University Office of Public Information, to members of University-affiliated citizens' groups throughout the state to elicit their opinions on various questions affecting the UI and higher education in general. N = 983. Completed June 1975.

226 TAPE COPYING

Copying public use sample census data for Leonard Heumann, Department of Urban Planning, UIUC. Completed February 1975.

227 BANK DATA

Preparation of census data for Office of the Commissioner of Banks and Trust Companies, Springfield. Completed February 1975.

228 NEVADA INMATE SURVEY

Data reduction and data processing of 1,073 questionnaires from study of inmates and officers of corrections facilities in the state of Nevada, South Bend (Indiana), and El Paso (Texas) and 1,562 questionnaires from survey of probation and parole clients in the state of Montana, for the National Clearinghouse for Criminal Justice Planning and Architecture, UIUC. Completed August 1975.

229 ATTITUDES TOWARD DESEGREGATED SCHOOLS (see also 180 in this volume)

Study conducted for Thomas Van Dam, Superintendent, South Holland (Illinois) School District, to examine the effects of Title III and Title VI programs on communities in the district. Telephone interviews with 367 residents in district who were respondents in study 180. Completed August 1975.

230 Second wave of Panel on Consumer Decision Processes (see 030, etc., in this volume)

231 SANGAMON VALLEY FARMERS FOLLOW-UP (see also 193 in this volume)

Telephone reinterview survey for Robert Klepper, Washington University, St. Louis, of 284 farmers in the Upper Sangamon River basin in Illinois who were interviewed in person in Spring 1974 (study 193) to confirm 1974 planting expectations and to learn 1975 crop-year plans. Completed May 1975.

232 ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION SURVEY

Questionnaire construction advice and data reduction and data processing for the Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State University, in their study of environmental education activities. N = 607. Completed May 1975.

233 HOSPITAL SPEECH PATHOLOGY SERVICES

Data reduction and data processing for Twila Strandberg, Department of Speech and Hearing Science, UIUC, in study of directors and staff of hospital speech pathology departments in the United States to determine types of services provided and main types of disorders treated. N = 1,525. Completed March 1975.

234 EVALUATION OF LOW-INCIDENCE HANDICAPPED CHILDREN PROGRAMS

Evaluation for the Department of Exceptional Children, Illinois Office of Education, of the administrative, financial, and programmatic effectiveness of the Chicago and 12 regional programs in Illinois for educating low-incidence handicapped children. Involved telephone interviews with administrative offices and team site visits. Completed September 1975.

235 NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION SURVEY

Advising on sampling, questionnaire, and study design and typing questionnaire for National Council of Teachers of English. Completed March 1975.

236 JURY SELECTION PROJECT

Data reduction and data processing for Shari Diamond, Department of Criminal Justice, UICC. Completed April 1975.

237 JUDGES' SENTENCING HISTORIES

Data reduction and data processing for Shari Diamond, Department of Criminal Justice, UICC. Completed April 1975.

238 ECIEL--ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN LATIN AMERICA

Assistance to ECIEL (Estudios Conjuntos sobre Integración Ecónomica Latinoamericana) in analyzing data and preparing reports for its project on income distribution in Latin America and assistance on other ECIEL studies pertaining to the economic development of Latin America. Completed May 1981.

239 STOCKHOLDER MOTIVATION

Advice on questionnaire design and personal interview pretest of 10 Champaign-Urbana residents for Marshall Blume, the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, for a national study to explore why people invest in corporate stock and the factors influencing them to buy and sell stock at particular times. Completed June 1975.

240 RETIREMENT HOUSING

Telephone interview study of UI retirees in Champaign-Urbana to determine the level of interest in middle income housing, for Clark-Lindsey Villadom Board of Trustees. N = 209. Completed May 1975.

241 CENSUS DATA

Preparation of census data for Regional Manpower Commission, Greyville, Illinois. Completed June 1975.

242 ADULT EDUCATIONAL NEEDS ASSESSMENT IN NORTHWEST ILLINOIS

SRL assisted the UI Office of the Associate Vice President for Public Service in questionnaire development and interviewer training, did data reduction and data processing, and prepared a report for a telephone survey of the adult population and UI alumni near four junior colleges in north central Illinois to ascertain adult learning preferences. Total N = 1,732. Completed December 1975.

243 EVALUATION STUDY OF SICKLE CELL WORKSHOPS

SRL consulted on survey design and development of three questionnaires for study by the Education Programs of the Sickle Cell Center, UIMC, to evaluate the effectiveness of workshops to train sickle cell anemia counselors. Completed March 1976.

244 CENSUS DATA--ROCKFORD SMSA

Preparation of census data on the Rockford (Illinois) SMSA for the Illinois Commerce Commission. Completed June 1975.

245 Second wave of Chicago Married Couples Panel (see 145, etc., in this volume)

246 ANALYSIS OF DATA ON AGING

Consultation with Ethel Shanas, Department of Sociology, UICC, on data processing for study on aging. Completed August 1978.

247 QUALITY OF LIFE IN ILLINOIS

SRL assisted in questionnaire preparation and trained telephone interviewers for Daniel Johnson, Sangamon State University, in study of the quality of life in midsized cities in Illinois. Completed June 1975.

248 ILLINOIS COOPERATIVE HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM

Data processing for design and development of a computerized entry and retrieval system for a statewide health information system as part of a consortium involving the UI School of Public Health, the SIU School of Medicine, and the Illinois Department of Public Health. Completed July 1976.

249 ILLINOIS EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES HOUSEHOLD INTERVIEW SURVEY

Statewide personal interview survey for the School of Medicine, Department of Health Care Planning, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Public Health to obtain baseline data on public knowledge, attitudes, and use of emergency medical services in Illinois. N = 829. Completed January 1976.

250 THE USE OF DIARIES FOR COLLECTING HEALTH DATA (see also 135 in this volume)

Two-year project funded by the National Center for Health Services Research and conducted by Seymour Sudman, SRL, UIUC, continuing exploratory work on the use of diaries for collecting health data in household surveys (study 135). Involved initial telephone screening of 5,214 households in Illinois to obtain medical experience and demographic information, which yielded 1,360 households that participated in the study. Three treatments were used: (a) three personal interviews at monthly intervals, (b) diary keeping for three months with compensation, and (c) diary keeping without compensation. In addition, for personal interviews, half were by telephone instead of face to face, and for diaries, half the households were asked to mail them back. Completed January 1979.

251 PUBLIC REACTIONS TO WIND ENERGY DEVICES

Study funded by the National Science Foundation and conducted by Robert Ferber, SRL, to explore reactions of the general public toward construction of different types of windmills for generating electrical energy. Involved personal interviews in six different parts of the United States with household interviews in five locations and two waves of interviews at Sandy Hook unit of Gateway National Recreation Area in New Jersey before and after construction of a small windmill. Interviews included showing slides of windmills. Total household N = 1,431; total Sandy Hook N = 736. Also, self-administered questionnaire distributed at NASA Plum Brook windmill (N = 154). Completed October 1977.

252 NOISE AWARENESS

Study for U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory to design and pretest at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, a personal interview questionnaire for reliable measurement of annoyance levels in communities where blast noise (artillery) and helicopter and aircraft noise occur as by-products of military training activities. N = 60. Completed February 1977.

253 WHOLISTIC HEALTH CENTERS

Study for Wholistic Health Centers to evaluate the health care offered by the Centers in Hinsdale and Woodridge, Illinois. Involved telephone interviews with 387 Wholistic Health Center patients to assess their satisfaction with the care received and mail questionnaires from 144 physicians and 96 clergymen in Hinsdale and Woodridge to ascertain their attitudes toward the Centers. Completed June 1976.

254 COMMUNITY NEEDS SURVEY

Telephone survey of 259 residents of Cicero and the Chicago area for the UI Division of Broadcasting to ascertain what they feel are the major issues and problems in their community. Completed October 1975.

255 STUDY OF MIDWESTERN RESOURCES FOR DOCTORAL EDUCATION IN NURSING

Mail study for the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (Helen Grace, College of Nursing, UIMC--project director) to identify the need for doctoral programs in nursing in the Midwest and to inventory the resources that would support the development of such programs. Questionnaires were sent to three groups: 25 graduate programs in nursing, 193 nurses with doctorates within the Midwest, and 247 potential doctoral students in nursing. Completed November 1976.

256 NORTH CENTRAL ACCREDITATION SELF-STUDY QUESTIONNAIRE

SRL rewrote questionnaire and did some data reduction and data processing for Office of Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UICC. Completed February 1976.

257 DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED PERSONS IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS

Study for Governor's Advisory Council on Developmental Disabilities and Capital Development Board to estimate the number and types of developmentally disabled persons in Illinois who are in need of residential services. Mail questionnaires were sent to 110 agencies with responsibility for dealing with the developmentally handicapped. Completed December 1976.

258 CHAMPAIGN COUNTY AREA PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEM

Telephone interview study of 517 rural Champaign County residents for UI College of Nursing--Area Health Education System to determine the health problems, needs, and concerns of the rural population of Champaign County, Illinois, and to gather information that would enable agencies to understand rural health problems and plan health programs acceptable to rural residents. Completed August 1976.

259 ILLINOIS SAMPLING

Selection of a sample of Illinois telephone subscribers for Rita Simon, Law and Society Program, UIUC. Completed January 1976.

260 SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM 1976/URBANA

SRL assisted the UIUC Sociology Department and Joan Huber in planning and conducting a study of sex role attitudes as part of the practicum course in research methods, including help in designing and pretesting the questionnaire, training and supervising students in telephone interviewing, conducting additional interviews, and providing a clean data file. N = 778. Completed July 1976.

261 HANDBALL COURTS IN CHAMPAIGN/URBANA

SRL assisted Joseph Bannon, Department of Leisure Studies, UIUC, in designing a self-administered questionnaire and did the data reduction and data processing for a survey of citizen interest in racquetball/handball facilities in Champaign-Urbana. N = 518. Completed March 1976.

262 TOWNSHIP HIGHWAY COMMISSIONERS

Data reduction and data processing for Barbara Solomon, Institute of Government and Public Affairs, UIUC, in a study to ascertain the demographics of township highway commissioners. Completed July 1976.

263 THE LAW OF CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY

Mail survey for Paul Marcus, College of Law, UIUC, to assess practices in criminal conspiracy prosecutions. Ns = 633 attorneys, 120 judges, and 69 law professors. Completed July 1976.

264 Second wave of Model Cities/Model Cities II (see 064 in this volume)

265 MOBILE INTENSIVE CARE UNITS ACTIVITY REPORTS

Data reduction and data processing for Office of Emergency Medical Services, Illinois Department of Public Health, to prepare data file on Mobile Intensive Care Unit (MICU) patients from data collected on forms completed by ambulance attendants in EMS-MICU program in Illinois. Completed September 1977.

266 BARIUM IN DRINKING WATER

Interviewer training for survey to ascertain if barium is causing health problems in West Dundee and McHenry, Illinois, for Gary Brenniman, School of Public Health, UIMC. Completed April 1976.

267 AMERICAN ISSUES FORUM DATA

Data reduction and data processing for American Library Association. Completed June 1976.

268 IMPACT OF HIGH TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES ON RURAL AREAS

SRL designed a personal interview questionnaire and conducted a small pretest in Clinton, Illinois, for the Institute for Environmental Studies, UIUC, to assess the social and economic effects on rural communities of new industries or physical changes such as dams. Completed November 1976.

269 CENSUS DATA--ILLINOIS LAW ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION

Preparation of census data for the Illinois Law Enforcement Commission. Completed April 1976.

270 LABOR MARKET ANALYSIS IN CHAMPAIGN, FORD, IROQUOIS, AND PIATT COUNTIES--EMPLOYERS

SRL assisted the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission in designing and pretesting a questionnaire, training personal interviewers, and conducting 240 telephone interviews with employers to determine how federal employment training programs can more effectively meet the needs of employers in the four-county area. Completed July 1976.

271 CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESEARCH SUPPORT NEEDS

Mail survey for Richard Roistacher, Center for Advanced Computation, UIUC, to assess data needs of criminal justice researchers in the United States. N = 71. Completed September 1976.

272 ANALYSIS OF APPRENTICESHIP APPLICATIONS TO INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS

Data reduction for Judson Miner of Davis, Miner and Barnhill (Chicago) of applications for apprenticeship. Completed December 1977.

273 COMMUNITY VALUES IN CHAMPAIGN COUNTY

Telephone interview study for the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission to obtain views of Champaign County residents concerning growth policy and related issues. N = 501. Completed June 1976.

274 AGRICULTURAL NONPOINT SOURCES OF POLLUTION

Assistance on questionnaire design for the Institute for Environmental Studies, UIUC. Completed June 1976.

275 VERMILION COUNTY REVISITED (see also 113 in this volume)

Reinterviews with 77 of the respondents to an earlier study of Vermilion County, Illinois, residents (study 113) to learn their current opinions on the building of a dam and their sources of information, for Carl Castore of Purdue University. Completed May 1976.

276 MINORITY STUDENT PROGRAMS AT UICC

Study for the University Office of School and College Relations to gather data for an evaluation of three special academic support programs for minority students at UICC. Involved personal or telephone interviews or mail questionnaires with 351 students in the programs and telephone interviews with 33 high school counselors and 34 community agencies. Completed August 1976.

277 KENNEDY-KING COLLEGE STUDENTS

Consultation on questionnaire construction and data reduction and data processing of 501 questionnaires for John Warren, Kennedy-King College, Chicago, in a study to determine characteristics of dropouts from the college. Completed July 1976.

278 TEXTILES AND CLOTHING: ATTITUDES AND PRACTICES

SRL consulted on questionnaire design, conducted 100 personal interviews with residents of Champaign County, and did data reduction for a study to determine women's clothing care practices and attitudes toward textiles legislation and the quality of clothing available, for Carol Warfield, School of Human Resources and Family Studies, UIUC. Completed April 1977.

279 STUDY OF CHANGING COMMITMENTS OF WOMEN TO WORK AND FAMILY ROLES

Personal interview study in the Chicago area for Helena Lopata, Center for the Comparative Study of Social Roles, Loyola University of Chicago, funded by the Social Security Administration, to determine the changing commitments of women. N = 996. Completed June 1978.

280 DECEPTIVE ADVERTISING

Copy-testing study for David Gardner, Department of Business Administration, UIUC, in which television and magazine ads were shown to respondents to obtain their reactions to advertising copy. Includes Spanish version. SRL work finished January 1977.

281 MOBILITY LIMITED--TRANSPORTATION

Study for the Department of Public Works, City of Chicago, to identify the "mobility limited" population in Chicago and determine the level of their ability to use public transportation and to ascertain their transportation needs. Involved RDD telephone interviews with 773 residents in a demonstration area on Chicago's North Side and with 1,035 residents in the rest of Chicago and personal interviews with 96 nursing home residents. SRL work completed April 1977.

282 ATTITUDES TOWARD STANDARD AUDIT REPORT

Data reduction and data processing for Richard Ziegler, Department of Accounting, UIUC, of 897 questionnaires in study of bank credit analysis. Completed October 1976.

283 MARKET POTENTIAL OF SERVICES OF AN INFORMATION ANALYSIS CENTER

Study for the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory--canceled.

284 COMMUNICATION DATA ANALYSIS

Monthly analysis of communications data from the Cancer Information Service and production of reports, for the Illinois Cancer Council. Completed February 1981.

285 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PRIMARY CARE CHARACTERISTICS AND PATIENT HEALTH OUTCOMES

Consultation with William Smith, Rockford School of Medicine, and Daniel Barr, UIMC, on development of a proposal. Completed December 1977.

286 UNEMPLOYED/UNDEREMPLOYED IN FOUR COUNTIES

Preliminary work for the Champaign Consortium on a survey of the unemployed and underemployed in the four-county Consortium area. SRL work completed August 1976.

287 HEALTH EFFECTS OF AEROSOL EMITTED FROM AN ACTIVATED SLUDGE PLANT

Personal interview study for Robert Northrup, School of Public Health, UIMC, to determine whether the health of persons residing adjacent to a sewage treatment plant in the northern Chicago suburban area is different from that of persons living further from the plant. N = 801. Also assistance in Health Watch diary-keeping phase of the study. Completed July 1978.

288 CAREER DEVELOPMENT IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Study funded by the National Institute of Education and conducted by Joe Spaeth, SRL, UIUC, to continue analysis of the NORC longitudinal survey of 1961 college graduates with focus on sex and race differences in earnings and job satisfaction. Completed August 1979.

289 NOISE AWARENESS, PHASE II

Personal interview survey for the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory to ascertain community reaction to military noise in the vicinity of Fort Bragg, North Carolina. N = 2,152. Completed November 1978.

290 ENERGY RESOURCES CENTER CONSULTING

Consulting and keypunching for a study conducted by the Energy Resources Center, UICC. Completed September 1977.

291 URBAN TO RURAL MOBILITY

Telephone interview survey for James Williams and Andrew Sofranko, Department of Agricultural Economics, UIUC, to study reverse migration in the North Central region of the United States and to determine how rural communities are affected by new residents and why people move to rural areas. N = 1,635. Completed May 1978.

292 EVALUATION OF SOUTH SHORE EXPERIMENTAL LEGAL SERVICES PROGRAM

Preliminary work in Chicago for study of South Shore Experimental Legal Services Program, for Timothy Stein, Department of Psychology, UICC. Study canceled March 1977.

293 SURVEYS OF EXISTING AND POTENTIAL ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS, SERVICES, AND STUDENTS

Study of part-time students in Illinois for the Illinois Board of Higher Education, the Advisory Council on Adult, Vocational and Technical Education, and the Illinois Office of Education to assess enrollments in specific programs, to determine what is studied and why, and to identify educational needs. Involved four surveys with mail questionnaires to 838 part-time college students and 630 adults in public school district programs and telephone interviews with 407 noneducational and proprietary institutions and with 2,006 adults in the general population. Completed August 1977.

294 SYMPHONY AND THEATER ATTENDANCE

Telephone interview survey in four southern cities for Alan Andreasen and Russell Belk, Department of Business Administration, UIUC, to examine several aspects of symphony and theater presentations as they affect the attitudes and patronage intentions of patrons grouped according to lifestyle characteristics. N = 1,491. Completed September 1978.

295 WILDERNESS VALUES AND OPINIONS

Telephone interview study for Robert Young, Department of Forestry, UIUC, to determine Illinois residents' knowledge and use of wilderness areas. N = 503. Completed June 1977.

296 FIREARMS OWNERSHIP IN ILLINOIS--SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM, 1977

SRL assisted the UIUC Sociology Department and David Bordua in a study of reasons for gun ownership in Illinois as part of the practicum course in research methods, including help in designing and pretesting the questionnaire, training and supervising students in telephone interviewing, conducting additional interviews, and providing a clean data file. N = 764. Completed July 1977.

297 COMMUNITY SURVEY OF RIVER FOREST

Study for River Forest Mental Health Committee--never started.

298 RESIDENCE HALLS--UI CAMPUS

Data reduction and data processing of questionnaires filled out by residents of UIUC residence halls; done for Housing Division, UIUC. Completed July 1978.

299 BELIEFS AND EXPERIENCES OF DISSATISFIED PURCHASERS OF USED MOTOR VEHICLES

Data processing of 841 questionnaires from complainants who had purchased a used motor vehicle from a dealer and preparation of a report for the Federal Trade Commission on marketing practices in the sale of used vehicles. Completed April 1977.

300 CENTRALIZED CANCER PATIENT DATA SYSTEM

Consulting and setting up a data processing system for the Illinois Cancer Council for development of pilot model of the Centralized Cancer Patient Data System in Illinois. Completed May 1980.

301 UI CLERICAL WOMEN: WOMEN'S CAREER PROFILES

Pilot study for Marianne Ferber (Economics) and Bonnie Birnbaum (Family and Consumption Economics), UIUC, to obtain work histories of women clerical workers at UIUC aged 35 and over and to determine whether mail or telephone interviews produce the best results. N = 516. Completed April 1978.

302 CHICAGO TRANSIT SECURITY PROJECT--PHASE II

Two telephone interview surveys for the Department of Public Works, City of Chicago, to assess the perceived level of crime and security before and after the installation of a "Teleview Alert" system at four CTA rapid transit stations on Chicago's South Side. Wave 1 N = 698; Wave 2 N = 734. Completed March 1982.

303 HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS' KNOWLEDGE OF CONSUMER BEHAVIOR

Consulting on development of writing exercises to increase knowledge of high school students about consumer behavior, for the Education Commission of the States. Completed July 1977.

304 EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE ANALYSIS

Data analysis for Margaret Peisert, SIU School of Medicine, to help prepare annual report. Completed May 1977.

305 YOUTH PANELS

Advising on request for proposals and survey organization selection for new national study of youth employment to involve two new cohorts as part of National Longitudinal Studies of Labor Force Behavior, for Herbert Parnes, Center for Human Resource Research, Ohio State University. Completed October 1977.

306 RECREATIONAL WATER QUALITY AND HEALTH

Consulting work for Gary Brenniman, School of Public Health, UIMC. Completed January 1978.

307 INDUSTRIAL NOISE SURVEY

Mail questionnaire survey of industrial firms in Illinois for the Illinois Task Force on Noise to determine whether they are bothered by noise emissions from neighboring industrial properties. Completed March 1978.

308 "TREASURES OF TUTANKHAMUN" EXHIBITION VISITOR SURVEY

Self-administered questionnaire survey at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago for the National Endowment for the Humanities to collect statistical information about visitors to the exhibition and to assist in an evaluation of its effectiveness in communicating to the public. N = 747. Completed August 1977.

309 QUALITY OF LIFE AS INFLUENCED BY AREA OF RESIDENCE (see also 320 in this volume)

Sampling and field work for Marilyn Dunsing and Jeanne Hafstrom, School of Human Resources and Family Studies, UIUC, to ascertain satisfaction with various aspects of life (family, employment, community, etc.) in a metropolitan area. Involved 107 families in Decatur and 108 in Peoria that included a husband, wife, and child 18 or under, with the wife interviewed in person and self-administered questionnaires left for the husband and a teenage child if there was one. Completed November 1977.

310 "SURVEY OF MINERALS AND HEALTH" DATA

Cleaning data for Gary Brenniman, School of Public Health, UIMC. Completed August 1977.

311 COMMUNITY ECOLOGY AND THE ADAPTATION OF ELDERLY PERSONS (see also 344 in this volume)

Personal interview study for Stephen Golant, Department of Geography, University of Chicago, to obtain information on the needs and problems of persons 60 years of age and older living in Evanston, Illinois. N = 491. Completed March 1978.

312 CLIENT SATISFACTION/VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION

Telephone survey for the Visiting Nurse Association of Chicago to determine the feasibility of obtaining baseline data on the Association's discharged patient population for future use in improving health care delivery. N = 137. Completed January 1978.

313 ANALYSIS OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION DATA

Data processing for George Fisher, U.S. Department of the Treasury, to determine whether salary discrimination exists between white male and minority employees in banks. Completed April 1978.

314 MINORITY BUSINESSES

Assistance in sampling and data collection in mail survey with telephone follow-ups of minority-owned businesses in the Midwest for Gerald Whittaker, Department of Accounting, UICC. N = 749. Completed November 1977.

315 OWNERS OF WIND ENERGY CONVERSION SYSTEMS

Study for the U.S. Department of Energy to determine how many individuals in the continental United States own windmills used for generating electricity, their location, and their experiences with the windmills. Preliminary work involved mail questionnaires to windmill manufacturers, associations, etc., to find population of windmill owners. Rest of study canceled November 1979.

316 NEEDS OF THE HANDICAPPED POPULATION IN CHICAGO

Telephone interview study for the City of Chicago Department of Development and Planning to determine needs of the physically disabled population in Chicago in the areas of housing, health, education, employment, and recreation. Sample partially composed of respondents to study 281. N = 1,338. Includes Spanish version. Completed August 1978.

317 NEED AND USE OF HEALTH SERVICES IN UNDERSERVED AREAS

Mail and personal interview study for Frederick Kviz, College of Nursing, UIMC, in Illinois and the other states in HEW Region V to evaluate the validity of the Index of Medical Underservice by measuring the extent to which residents of rural counties perceive that they are in need of medical services and by examining present utilization patterns. N = 3,055. Completed September 1980.

318 METHODS OF COLLECTION, MEASUREMENT, AND VALUATION OF FOUR SELECTED WEALTH COMPONENTS

Project for the DHEW Office of Survey Development to review past studies and outline approaches toward providing more valid information on consumer holdings of selected financial assets: savings accounts, life insurance, home ownership, and owning a farm or business. Completed May 1978.

319 CANCER INFORMATION NEEDS IN ILLINOIS (see also 405 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey for the Illinois Cancer Council (with Richard Warnecke, SRL and the Illinois Cancer Council, as principal investigator) to gather baseline data on current knowledge, beliefs, and behavior regarding cancer of specific sites (breast, cervix/uterus, colon/rectum, and skin) among hard-to-reach rural and urban population groups in Illinois. N = 1,608. Completed February 1980.

320 QUALITY OF LIFE AS INFLUENCED BY AREA OF RESIDENCE, PHASE II (see also 309 in this volume)

Second phase of a study for Marilyn Dunsing and Jeanne Hafstrom, School of Human Resources and Family Studies, UIUC, to ascertain satisfaction with various aspects of life in a nonmetropolitan area. A survey similar to that in study 309 was conducted with 101 families in Paxton, Illinois. Completed March 1978.

321 HOUSING, NEIGHBORHOODS, AND FAMILIES--SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM, 1978

SRL assisted the UIUC Sociology Department and Harvey Choldin in a study of child-rearing differences based on housing situation in two Chicago area communities as part of the practicum course in research methods, including sampling, supervising students in telephone interviewing and other survey tasks, and providing a clean data file. N = 562. Completed June 1978.

322 PERSONAL LIFE STYLES AND CRIMINAL VICTIMIZATION

Consulting on questionnaire design and conducting telephone interviews in Chicago households regarding respondents' timing and locations of activities and history of criminal victimization, for Marcus Felson, Department of Sociology, UIUC. N = 214. Completed July 1978.

323 CHAMPAIGN-URBANA MASS TRANSIT DISTRICT BUS RIDERS

SRL was responsible for data reduction and data processing in this self-administered survey to assess rider satisfaction with the MTD bus system; done for the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission. Completed June 1978.

324 AGING AND KINSHIP TIES AMONG JAPANESE-AMERICANS

Telephone screening and personal interviews for Masako Osaka, Department of Sociology, UICC, to learn about the changing nature of the Japanese family in American society. Involved interviews in the Chicago SMSA with 153 younger Japanese Americans and 98 of the mothers. Includes Japanese version. Completed May 1979.

325 COMMUNITY DYNAMICS, SOCIAL COMPETENCE, AND ALCOHOLISM IN ILLINOIS

Telephone interview survey for Demitri Shimkim (Anthropology and Geography, UIUC), Richard Thomas (Anthropology, UIUC), and Miriam Rodin (Epidemiology, UIMC) in which random samples of the adult population were compared with panels of adult alcoholic volunteers on drinking patterns, social network and support systems, and various measures of community integration in order to compare the social patterns of alcoholics with those of nonalcoholic community residents in the Lakeview area of Chicago's north side. N = 330. Completed July 1978.

326 BEAT REPRESENTATIVE PROGRAM HOUSEHOLD SURVEY

SRL was responsible for sampling and data collection in this telephone interview survey of 1,050 adults in Chicago for Melaniphy and Associates to evaluate the Beat Representative Program designed to prevent and suppress crime. Includes Spanish version. Completed June 1978.

327 ATTITUDES TOWARD WOMEN AND WORK

Nationwide RDD telephone survey for Joan Huber, Department of Sociology, UIUC, to study sex role beliefs of 2,002 adults aged 18­65. In households with married couples, both spouses were interviewed if possible. Completed March 1979.

328 WILDERNESS USERS PANEL STUDY (SCREENING PHASE) (see also 355, 402, 429, 488, 517, and 556 in this volume)

SRL provided consultation on sample and questionnaire design for Robert Young, Department of Forestry, UIUC, in a screening survey to identify "new" wilderness users of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Minnesota. Completed June 1978.

329 THIRD BIENNIAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTH SURVEY RESEARCH METHODS

Prof. Seymour Sudman, SRL, UIUC, was coordinator for the Third Biennial Conference on Health Survey Research Methods held in May 1979 in Reston, Virginia. Objectives of the conference were (l) to identify and stimulate research in key areas; (2) to bring unpublished scientific and technical work to the attention of professionals; (3) to suggest and recommend new areas of research needs; and (4) to publish a monograph of the proceedings for wide distribution to survey researchers, users of survey data in the health field, and policy makers and funding agencies in the health field. SRL work completed July 1981.

330 Third wave of Panel on Consumer Decision Processes (see 030, etc., in this volume)

331 TRANSPORTATION OF THE ELDERLY IN ILLINOIS

SRL assisted the Illinois Department of Aging in designing questionnaires for a study to assess characteristics of state-supported transportation services and their users. Completed February 1979.

332 PSEUDORABIES IN SWINE

Mail survey with a telephone follow-up for George Woods, College of Veterinary Medicine, UIUC, to determine if differences exist in the swine-raising practices of farmers who have and have not experienced pseudorabies in their swine herds. N = 769. Completed May 1979.

333 STUDY OF IMPORT AND DOMESTIC PRICES (see also 483 in this volume)

SRL carried out this study for William Cline of the Brookings Institution by going to stores in four major, geographically diverse cities (Atlanta, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia) to check whether lower prices of imported goods are passed on to consumers. Completed October 1978.

334 NEEDS ASSESSMENT AND EMPLOYMENT ATTITUDES OF THE ELDERLY IN SUBURBAN COOK COUNTY

Personal interview survey conducted with 815 noninstitutionalized persons aged 60 and over in six regions of suburban Cook County, Illinois, for the Suburban Cook County Area Agency on Aging to assess the need for supportive services and to determine the types of employment sought by older persons. Completed June 1979.

335 ILLINOIS MINOR CROP PESTICIDE ASSESSMENT

SRL assisted Herbert Hopen, Department of Horticulture, UIUC, in questionnaire development, typing, and data reduction for this personal interview survey to determine how pesticides are used by commercial horticulture establishments in Illinois. N = 133. Completed December 1979.

336 DIARY COOPERATION SCREENING FOR WORKING WOMEN

SRL screened an Illinois statewide sample of about 2,200 numbers by telephone to obtain the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of 250 working women who agreed to cooperate in a one-week diary study for Helen Steeves, Department of Agricultural Journalism, University of Wisconsin­Madison. Completed October 1978.

337 PLANNING AND EVALUATION IN ILLINOIS SCHOOL DISTRICTS (see also 369, 397, 425, 456, 498, and 541 in this volume)

SRL organized and analyzed data gathered by self-administered questionnaires and from files in 158 school districts in Illinois regarding votech programs; done for Barbara Macikas, Department of Vocational and Technical Education, UIUC. Completed June 1979.

338 PRISON SPACE NEEDS

Data reduction and data processing for Moyer Associates, Chicago, to project prison space needs in several geographic areas in the United States and Canada. Completed October 1978.

339 ANALYSIS OF THE EARNINGS, EMPLOYMENT, AND IMPACT OF IMMIGRANTS TO THE U.S. (see also 408 in this volume)

In this study funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, Barry Chiswick, SRL and UICC Department of Economics, analyzed the earnings, employment, and labor force participation rate of the foreign born and their native born children and estimated the impact of immigrants on the aggregate national income in the United States and on the distribution of that income. Final report completed June 1980.

340 ATTITUDES TOWARD WILDERNESS AREAS

SRL consulted on sampling techniques and developed a questionnaire in a mail and telephone survey for Robert Young, Department of Forestry, UIUC, to determine how new wilderness users' attitudes change over time. Completed February 1979.

341 ASSESSMENT OF REGIONAL ADULT EDUCATION SERVICE CENTERS

Telephone interview survey conducted with 96 persons involved with adult education and English as a second language to determine the continuing education needs and desires of adult educators and to evaluate the effectiveness of regional adult education service centers in Illinois in meeting those needs; done for Charles Kozoll, Office of Continuing Education and Public Service, UIUC. Completed February 1979.

342 SURVEY MEASUREMENT OF PENSION EQUITY

Study for Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Office of Survey Development to develop typologies of private pension plans currently in operation and to conduct a survey to determine the ability of respondents to report the information needed in estimating their pension equity. Preliminary work only; study canceled August 1979.

343 IMPROVEMENT OF INTERVIEWING IN SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION CLAIMS PROCESSES

In this study for the Social Security Administration, SRL observed SSA claims interviews and conducted group discussions of interviewing problems with SSA claims interviewers in Champaign, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and Meridian, Mississippi, to identify specific interviewing techniques and procedures that have proved effective in survey research and can be transferred to SSA and AFDC (Aid to Families with Dependent Children) claims interviewing processes. Final report completed November 1979.

344 SOCIAL NETWORKS OF THE AGED (see also 311 in this volume)

SRL conducted telephone interviews in Evanston, Illinois, for John Poulin, School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, for a study to investigate within a social network framework how the elderly maintain their friendship ties. Sample of 154 elderly persons was drawn from respondents to study 311. Completed March 1979.

345 Third wave of Chicago Married Couples Panel (see 145, etc., in this volume)

346 UNDERGRADUATE LIVING IN UI RESIDENCE HALLS

SRL assisted in this mail survey for Sammy Rebecca, Housing Division, UIUC, to obtain students' attitudes toward a variety of residence hall issues. N = 3,876. Completed January 1979.

347 MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT SURVEY

Telephone interview survey for Vincent Garcia, Champaign County Mental Health Board, with 1,019 Champaign County and 109 Ford County residents to measure the incidence and prevalence of mental health problems and to identify service-seeking behavior. Completed March 1980.

348 PUBLIC IMAGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS

Multiphase study involving two surveys to assess attitudes of UI alumni toward the University--telephone interview survey of selected older alumni (N = 301) and mail survey of random sample of all alumni (N = 617) with telephone follow-ups of sample of nonrespondents (N = 75)--and mail survey to collect data from UI departments, institutes, etc., on the major accomplishments of the University in teaching, research, and public service in the past five years; done for Lewis Barron, UI Foundation. Completed October 1979.

349 CENSUS PROMOTION EVALUATION PRETEST

Telephone interview survey for the U.S. Bureau of the Census with 151 respondents nationwide to obtain baseline data measuring the issues, concerns, and levels of knowledge in people's minds relating to the 1980 Census. Includes Spanish version. Completed April 1979.

350 VULNERABILITY TO ABUSE OF CONFIDENTIAL PERSONAL DATA HELD BY ORGANIZATIONS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR (see also 612 in this volume)

Mail survey for David Linowes, School of Social Science, UIUC, to assess policies of Fortune 500 companies (N = 74), banks (N = 34), and insurance companies (N = 19) related to the privacy of employee and client records. Completed August 1980.

351 PERCEPTIONS OF INCOME EQUITY--SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM, 1979

SRL assisted the UIUC Department of Sociology's practicum course and William Form in sampling, field, and data reduction in a survey of Illinois residents to ascertain their attitudes toward the American economic system and problems experienced as a result of that system. N = 691. Completed August 1979.

352 AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP PRIORITIES

Mail survey for the American Library Association to determine the interest of ALA members in various ALA activities and concerns. N = 523. Completed April 1980.

353 SENIOR CITIZEN REDUCED FARE PASS PROGRAM EVALUATION

Personal and telephone interview survey for James Foerster, Department of Urban Sciences, UICC, to determine the Chicago Transit Authority ridership of senior citizen Reduced Fare Pass holders. Completed August 1979.

354 STUDY OF THE TRAINING OF SMALL AGENCY PROBATION OFFICERS

Study for the UICC Office of Law-Related Research to develop a knowledge base for training probation officers from small agencies. Involved mail questionnaires from 616 administrators (directors of court services and chief probation officers) and 1,134 probation officers nationwide, plus site visits to 36 agencies. Completed October 1979.

355 WILDERNESS USERS STUDY (see also 328, 402, 429, 488, 517, and 556 in this volume)

Mail and telephone survey for Robert Young, Department of Forestry, UIUC, as first wave of proposed five-year panel study to determine how the attitudes of wilderness users of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Minnesota change over time. N = 366. Completed September 1979.

356 PESTICIDE USAGE SURVEY

Data reduction and data processing for Michael Owen, Department of Agronomy, UIUC, in a study to determine the types and amounts of pesticides, herbicides, and insecticides used on Illinois farms in 1978. Completed April 1980.

357 PUBLIC BROADCASTING IN ILLINOIS

SRL drew the sample and produced labels for Donald Mullally, Division of Broadcasting, UIUC, for a study that gave Illinois residents an opportunity to express attitudes toward and make suggestions about public TV and radio. Completed April 1979.

358 MIDLIFE CAREER CHANGE

Telephone interview survey with 203 persons (25-65 years old) employed full time in Chicago and Peoria to assess how people feel about making changes in their occupations or life work roles and what problems arose if they made changes; done for Judith Scott Hunter, UIUC Department of Vocational and Technical Education. Completed June 1979.

359 EDUCATION OF PROFESSIONAL ENTRY LEVEL ACCOUNTANTS

Mail survey for Gary Siegel, Department of Accounting, UICC, as a pilot study to establish benchmark measures of student professional orientation resulting from the structure of the educational institution (professional school of accountancy or graduate accountancy department) attended. N = 857. Completed June 1979.

360 TRAVEL DESTINATION OF CTA RIDERS

SRL assisted in data collection for this study, which involved distributing 1­1.5 million self-administered questionnaires on Chicago Transit Authority lines to obtain trip destination of CTA riders during a two- to three-week period; done for James Foerster, Department of Urban Sciences, UICC, with funding from the Chicago Transit Authority. SRL work completed June 1979.

361 PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT FOR PART-TIME FACULTY OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES

Telephone interview survey of 92 community college administrators in Illinois for Charles Kozoll, Office of Continuing Education and Public Service, UIUC, to evaluate the impact of a program development project for part-time faculty members. Completed June 1979.

362 LIBRARY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STUDY

SRL assisted the American Library Association in a mail survey to collect information on the sex and racial/ethnic background of the professional staffs of academic and public libraries to determine compliance with federal Affirmative Action guidelines. Involved mail questionnaires from 1,057 directors of academic and public libraries nationwide. Completed June 1981.

363 CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LABORATORY'S SYSTEMS BUILDING MANUFACTURER PROFILE

Mail survey for U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory of manufacturers of prefabricated building products and services that could be used in military construction. N = 291. Completed December 1979.

364 ADAPTATIONS TO CRIME

Telephone interview survey of 1,803 adult residents of the Chicago metropolitan area to ascertain their opinions about safety and the quality of life in their neighborhoods; done for the Center for Urban Affairs, Northwestern University. Completed August 1979.

365 FEASIBILITY SURVEY OF THE EMPLOYERS OF APPREHENDED UNDOCUMENTED ALIENS

A pilot project, funded by the Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, and conducted by Barry Chiswick, SRL and UICC Department of Economics, to test the feasibility of interviewing employers regarding their hiring practices in general and their hiring of undocumented aliens in particular. Involved personal interviews with 31 employers in Chicago identified through the apprehended undocumented aliens whom they had hired. Completed July 1980.

366 HIGHWAY DATA (see also 421 and 466 in this volume)

SRL set up a data base management system and did keypunching and analysis of data on Georgia and Illinois highways for Michael Darter, Department of Civil Engineering, UIUC. Completed April 1981.

367 ADULT EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES AND PREFERENCES IN ILLINOIS

Telephone interview survey for the Illinois Board of Higher Education involving interviews with 4,003 Illinois residents to gather information on enrollments in courses or programs at specific locations and institutions, to determine what is being studied and why, and to identify educational needs and barriers to attendance. Completed November 1979.

368 THE ILLINOIS HORSE INDUSTRY

Mail survey for the Illinois Department of Agriculture to determine how successful the incentive programs administered by IDOA have been in increasing the number of Illinois race horses and also to ascertain characteristics of horse owners and breeders. Involved 759 horse owners, breeders, and enterprises in Illinois. Completed April 1980.

369 VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION SCHOOL EVALUATION II (see also 337, 397, 425, 456, 498, and 541 in this volume)

Processing of 1979--1980 data for a study of planning and evaluation of votech programs in selected Illinois school districts; done for Barbara Macikas, Department of Vocational and Technical Education, UIUC. Completed June 1980.

370 COMPENSATION POLICIES FOR OVERLOAD INSTRUCTION IN EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

Mail survey of university administrators nationwide for Robert Nelson, Executive Development Center, UIUC, to gather information on faculty compensation for short courses (N = 20) and executive development programs (N = 17). Completed March 1979.

371 STUDY OF FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES COMMISSION--GENERAL PUBLIC

Telephone interview survey of Illinois households for the Office of the Auditor General, State of Illinois, to determine people's awareness, perceptions, and use of the Fair Employment Practices Commission and other State job discrimination programs. N = 404. Completed November 1979.

372 STUDY OF FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES COMMISSION--ADVOCACY GROUPS

Mail survey of advocacy groups in Illinois for the Office of the Auditor General, State of Illinois, to ascertain their contact with and attitudes toward the Fair Employment Practices Commission. N = 132. Completed October 1979.

373 ANALYSIS OF NUTRIENT INTAKE OF THE AGED

Questionnaire construction and interviewer training for MaryBeth Buschman, College of Nursing, UIMC, in a pilot study involving personal interviews, observation at meals, and recall interviews with elderly persons in households and nursing homes in Champaign County to assess the feasibility of obtaining dietary recall information from the elderly. Completed November 1979.

374 ILLINOIS REMINISCENCE SURVEY

Telephone interview study with 662 Illinois adults for Marcus Felson, Department of Sociology, UIUC, to investigate what the teenage years were like for persons in various age cohorts. Completed February 1980.

375 EFFECTS OF CHANGES IN FOOD STAMP PROGRAM

Telephone interview survey of persons eligible to participate in the food stamp program in Chicago to learn why food stamps are or are not used and the effect of dropping the purchase requirement for stamps on program participation and on food expenditures; done for Janet Hunter-Holmes, Department of Family and Consumer Economics, UIUC. N = 206. Completed September 1980.

376 THE EFFECTS OF IMMIGRATION ON UNEMPLOYMENT AND EARNINGS IN THE UNITED STATES

Study funded by the Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, and conducted by Barry Chiswick, SRL and UICC Department of Economics, to analyze the unemployment experience of immigrants and to estimate the impact of immigrants on the unemployment and earnings of the native born population in the United States. Final report completed November 1981.

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HOUSEHOLD NETWORK SURVEYS OF CANCER CARE COSTS: A RESEARCH PILOT STUDY

Two and one-half year project for the National Center for Health Statistics and the National Cancer Institute involving a series of methodological experiments to evaluate the potential effectiveness of network sampling for identifying a national sample of cancer patients and to test alternative methods of collecting detailed medical, health care services utilization, and cost-of-care data from cancer patients. Completed September 1982.

378 DISABILITY PROVISIONS IN PRIVATE PENSION PLANS

Mail survey of 5,000 business establishments in the United States, conducted under subcontract with Thomas Jacobs and Associates, Chicago, with funding from the Social Security Administration, to ascertain the extent to which workers under private pension plans are covered by disability provisions, the nature of this coverage, and the experience with such provisions over the past decade. Preliminary work only; study canceled August 1981.

379 OBTAINING IMPROVED REPORTS FROM CONSUMERS ON LIFE INSURANCE AND DURABLE GOODS

Study for the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, DHHS, to investigate methods for obtaining improved reports from consumers about two components of net worth/equity in life insurance and ownership of durable goods. Included a personal interview survey with 944 persons in the Chicago SMSA involving five experimental treatments: advance mail questionnaires asking households to complete a checklist of the characteristics of their life insurance versus no advance contact, compensation versus no compensation, and self-administered questionnaires about ownership of durable goods sent to households in advance of the personal interview on life insurance (included compensation). Completed July 1981.

380 NET WORTH SURVEY DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH CENTER (see also 424 in this volume)

This center, funded by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Survey Development to assist in the development of the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP), performed various tasks aimed at improving the reliability of data collected on net worth, including such components as vehicles, consumer durables, insurance, pension equity, savings accounts, stocks and bonds, farm land, business assets, and mortgages. Ended summer 1981, when work was continued as study 424.

381 APPROACHES TO CANCER PATIENT MANAGEMENT

Assistance to Richard Warnecke, SRL, UICC, in producing a monograph for the National Cancer Institute that described the development and experiences of seven regional networks of hospitals and physicians involved in the management of head and neck cancer patients using a new system of health care delivery. Completed August 1981.

382 GENERIC DRUG PRESCRIPTION COSTS

SRL assisted Jesse Stewart, College of Pharmacy, UIMC, in a study involving checking pharmacists' prescription records to figure out cost savings to consumers as a result of the 1978 Illinois generic drug laws. Completed April 1980.

383 ELDERLY VOLUNTEER INTERVIEWING

Pilot study for Stanley Steinkamp, Department of Economics, UIUC, to develop a methodology for conducting cost-effective surveys of the aged by using elderly volunteers as interviewers. Work suspended May 1980 owing to insufficient recruitment of the elderly.

384 BELL MARKETING MANAGEMENT PROGRAM EVALUATION

Telephone interview study with 164 Bell Systems managers nationwide to evaluate the effects of a Bell executive program for job relevance, usefulness of information, and feedback from participants; done for Jagdish Sheth, College of Commerce and Business Administration, UIUC. Completed January 1980.

385 ATTITUDES TOWARD AIR POLLUTION

Telephone interview survey for the Chicago Lung Association of 407 adults in the Chicago SMSA to assess attitudes toward air pollution in the Chicago area, particularly auto pollution and emissions inspection programs. Completed April 1980.

386 LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION IN THE FOOD PROCESSING SECTOR

Mail survey for John Ettlie, Department of Management, DePaul University, focusing on the food processing sector and examining factors that influence innovativeness of organizations, information and manpower flows, and governmental actions. SRL's part involved questionnaires to the top organizational managers in organizations in the food packaging industry nationwide. N = 235. Completed August 1981.

387 ILLINOIS RESEARCH READERSHIP SURVEY

Mail survey for UIUC College of Agriculture to determine reader attitudes toward Illinois Research, a publication containing summaries of recent research in various agricultural fields by UI researchers. N = 320. Completed April 1980.

388 FAMILY SIZE AND LATER KIN CONTACTS

Personal interview survey for Joan Aldous and David Klein, University of Notre Dame, to examine the quantity and quality of parent­adult child contacts after children leave home, as affected by family size. Involved 58 Notre Dame alumni in the Chicago metropolitan area and Northwestern Indiana in their first marriages with at least two children. Completed June 1980.

389 HEALTH CARE SEEKING BEHAVIOR--1980 SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM

SRL assisted the UIUC Department of Sociology and William Cockerham in a telephone survey of Illinois residents conducted as part of the practicum course in research methods to ascertain determinants of seeking health care for illness or

injury. SRL's help included sampling, supervising student interviewers, conducting additional interviews, and providing a clean data file. N = 707. Completed July 1980.

390 MARRIED COUPLES RELATIONSHIP SURVEY

Telephone interview survey for John Gottman, Department of Psychology, UIUC, involving 469 interviews with wives of intact marriages in Champaign-Urbana to ascertain satisfactions and dissatisfactions experienced in marriage. Completed May 1980.

391 ATTITUDES OF UI FACULTY TOWARD CONTINUING EDUCATION AND PUBLIC SERVICE

Mail survey for the UI Office of the Associate Vice President for Public Service to assess the involvement and interest of UI faculty in extension courses, together with noninstructional services, technical assistance, and consultation directed to problems or to decisions in the public interest. N = 1,468. Completed January 1981.

392 OPERATION RANCH HAND INTERVIEWER TRAINING

Study for U.S. Air Force--never started.

393 COST-EFFECTIVE METHODS FOR COLLECTING HEALTH DATA

Project funded by the National Center for Health Services Research and conducted by Seymour Sudman, SRL, UIUC, to test a variety of diary-based methods for collecting health information from the general population, looking at both the quality of the data and the cost-effectiveness of each method. Involved 1,316 households in Illinois divided among various treatments: one-month versus two-month diary; initial face-to-face versus telephone interview; no, mail, or telephone follow-ups; initial versus no initial payment; and guaranteed versus contingent compensation. Completed December 1982.

394 BELIEFS ABOUT SOCIAL STRATIFICATION (see also 518 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey for James Kluegel, Department of Sociology, UIUC, and Eliot Smith, Department of Sociology, University of California at Riverside, to investigate Americans' beliefs about social stratification, how these beliefs are organized, their causes, and their consequences. Involved telephone interviews nationwide with 1,507 general population plus 402 African American and 303 affluent. Completed November 1980.

395 MANAGEMENT PERCEPTIONS OF BOTTLENECKS IN CASH FLOW FORECASTING

SRL assisted James Gentry, Department of Finance, UIUC, in a mail survey of 800 companies in the United States, 200 in Australia, 300 in India, and 200 in France to determine the cash flow forecasting procedures used by these companies. Completed June 1981.

396 VALUATION OF A SMALL BUSINESS

Study for the Income Survey Development Program, DHHS, to develop methods for estimating the market value of a small business. Work discontinued in February 1982.

397 VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION SCHOOL EVALUATION III (see also 337, 369, 425, 456, 498, and 541 in this volume)

Processing the third year of data on votech programs in selected Illinois schools for Barbara Macikas, Department of Vocational and Technical Education, UIUC. Completed June 1981.

398 PRODUCE BUYER SURVEY

Telephone interview survey of 406 residents of St. Clair, Madison, and Bond Counties in Illinois for Randy Westgren, Department of Agricultural Economics, UIUC, to determine whether produce shopping patterns are related to demographics, attitudes, and life styles. Completed July 1981.

399 AT&T GROWTH RATE (see also 420, 447, 468, and 475 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey of 643 institutions for Charles Linke, Department of Finance, UIUC, to determine the extent to which institutions use long-term growth projections in making stock investment decisions, what their growth estimate is for AT&T, and what sources of information they use for these estimates. Completed December 1980.

400 SURVEY OF FACILITIES ENGINEER PERSONNEL AND USERS IN THE NATIONAL CAPITOL REGION CONSOLIDATION (see also 438 in this volume)

Study for the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory to collect baseline data before the consolidation under one command of property maintenance operations of eight military installations in the Washington, DC, area. Involved group self-administered questionnaires for 1,400 members of the property maintenance work force and mail questionnaires to 1,500 office staff and occupants of family housing, with telephone follow-ups for the office staff. Completed June 1981.

401 "APPLICATION FOR APPRENTICESHIP IN THE ELECTRICAL TRADE" FORMS

Coding, keypunching, and cleaning of approximately 4,000 application forms in a study by Judson Miner of Davis, Miner and Barnhill (Chicago) to determine whether there has been systematic discrimination in Electrical Trade Union apprenticeships. Completed October 1980.

402 PANEL STUDY OF WILDERNESS AREA USERS II (see also 328, 355, 402, 429, 488, 517, and 556 in this volume)

Nationwide mail questionnaire panel study for Robert Young, UIUC Department of Forestry, to determine how new users' attitudes toward wilderness areas change over time. Involved 214 new users of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Minnesota and 268 new users of the John Muir Wilderness Area in California. Completed February 1982.

403 SAMPLE SELECTION FOR THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL MATHEMATICS STUDY

Pilot study for the U.S. National Coordinating Center, Second International Mathematics Study, to identify procedures that would maximize cooperation of superintendents, principals, and teachers in the United States portion of this international study conducted in 1981­1982 to assess teaching methods and student achievement in mathematics on the 8th and 12th grade levels in U.S. schools. A national three-stage probability sample was then selected consisting of public school districts, public and private school, and individual math classes. Procedures for securing cooperation were administered at each stage by mail and telephone. The final sample consisted of over 500 math classes nationwide. Completed September 1981.

404 PHYSICIANS' SATISFACTION WITH METHOD OF COMPENSATION

Mail survey for the Carle Clinic Association (CCA), Urbana, of CCA practitioners to determine their attitudes toward the present income distribution method at the Clinic and what factors they believe should be taken into account in reevaluating the current method. N = 86. Completed November 1980.

405 CANCER INFORMATION NEEDS--EXTENSION (see also 319 in this volume)

Continuation of project for the Illinois Cancer Council (with Richard Warnecke, SRL and the Illinois Cancer Council, as principal investigator) to determine and evaluate the most effective means of communicating information about the prevention and early detection of cancer of specific sites (breast, cervix/uterus, colon/rectum, skin, and lung) to hard-to-reach rural and urban population groups in Illinois and to identify factors that might inhibit behavior once proper information and motivation are present. Involved telephone interviews with a panel of approximately 960 Illinois residents interviewed in study 319 and mail questionnaires sent to approximately 1,100 physicians. Completed November 1982.

406 URBAN PARKS AND RECREATION RECOVERY

SRL assisted the Village of Oak Park (Illinois) in a mail survey of Oak Park residents to assess public use of park and recreational facilities in Oak Park. N = 925. Completed May 1981.

407 IDENTIFYING REQUIREMENTS FOR CONVERSION TO HOUSING OPERATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Study for the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory to analyze the housing management procedures on U.S. Army installations and the flow of information about housing availability and furnishings. Completed June 1981.

408 MONOGRAPH ON ECONOMIC PROGRAMS AND IMPACT OF IMMIGRANTS (see also 339 and 376 in this volume)

Assistance to Barry Chiswick, SRL and UICC Department of Economics, in further analysis and preparation for publication of a monograph on the economic progress and impact of immigrants based on reports from Studies 339 and 376. SRL work completed July 1982.

409 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM OF CHICAGO HEART ASSOCIATION (see also 453 in this volume)

Data reduction and data processing for Laurna Rubinson, Department of Health and Safety Education, UIUC, in a study to assess the effects on Chicago elementary school students and their parents of a curriculum program sponsored by the Chicago Heart Association. Completed December 1981.

410 JOBS AND WORKERS IN A METROPOLITAN LABOR FORCE

Telephone interview survey in the Chicago SMSA for Wayne Villemez and William Bridges, Department of Sociology, UICC, with 2,713 employed individuals and 1,640 employers to investigate both the process of "social rewarding" within variously defined economic sectors and the process of allocation (of individuals) to those sectors. Includes Spanish version. Completed June 1982.

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DEVELOP METHODOLOGY FOR TWO NATIONAL SURVEYS: A SURVEY OF PAIRED INDIVIDUALS IN HOUSEHOLDS AND A SURVEY OF INDIVIDUALS IN RESIDENTIAL INSTITUTIONS

Study conducted in conjunction with NORC to develop methodologies for two sets of surveys of slightly, moderately, and severely impaired individuals (physical and mental impairments): one set of surveys to reach those living in households and the other to reach those living in institutions. Work on 412 (Institutions) terminated and work on 411 (Joint Issues) and 413 (Households) suspended in July 1981.

414 EXECUTIVE RESEARCH METHODS WORKSHOP, MAY 1981

Workshop canceled.

415 UICC RESEARCH BOARD STUDY

Mail survey for the UICC Research Board of UICC faculty members to assess the effectiveness of Research Board funding and to solicit attitudes about Board funding and programs. N = 380. Completed August 1981.

416 DETERMINANTS OF RESIDENTIAL MOBILITY--1981 SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM

SRL assisted the UIUC Department of Sociology's practicum course and Roland Liebert in the sampling, interviewing, and data reduction for a telephone interview survey of Illinois residents to assess the determinants of residential mobility. N = 727. Completed September 1981.

417 JOB SATISFACTION OF COMMUNITY COLLEGE FACULTY

Telephone interview survey of 42 instructors at community colleges in Illinois for Charles Kozoll, Office of Continuing Education and Public Service, UIUC, to determine what factors contribute to job satisfaction among community college faculty. Completed March 1981.

418 SURVEY OF ILLINOIS REPUBLICAN COMMITTEEMEN

Telephone interview survey for Mildred Schwartz, Department of Sociology, UICC, of 423 Republican committeemen in Illinois (excluding Cook County) as part of a larger study to describe the environment in which political parties operate and to understand how the recruitment of candidates and the mobilization of voters are affected by the relations among and within party segments. Completed December 1981.

419 ELDERLY PATIENT SATISFACTION

Telephone interview survey for the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Chicago of 109 discharged VNA clients aged 65 or older in the Chicago area to determine the satisfaction of elderly VNA clients with the care that they received. Completed October 1981.

420 AT&T GROWTH RATE FOLLOW-UP (see also 399, 447, 468, and 475 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey of 679 institutions for Charles Linke, Department of Finance, UIUC, as a follow-up nine months after first wave of interviews to determine the extent to which institutions use long-term growth projections in making stock investment decisions, their growth estimate for AT&T, and their information sources for making these estimates. Completed January 1982.

421 HIGHWAY DATA II (see also 366 and 466 in this volume)

Data reduction and highway data processing of additional highway data for Michael Darter, Department of Civil Engineering, UIUC. Completed September 1982.

422 CERL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STUDY

Questionnaire construction for U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory for survey of the environmental impact of operations on various military installations. Completed June 1981.

423 HUMAN RESPONSE TO ARTILLERY BLAST NOISE (see also 432 in this volume)

Study for the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory to investigate human response to noise and vibration due to blast events in the Fort Lewis, Washington, artillery range and to assess annoyance reactions of local residents both to noise heard and to noise-induced interference with ordinary living activities. Involved face-to-face interviews with 1,307 residents in the Fort Lewis area. Completed December 1981.

424 NET WORTH II (see also 380 in this volume)

Continuation of work on net worth for the DHHS Office of Survey Development; specifically to analyze and evaluate 1979 Research Panel asset data and to experiment with various nonresponse imputation procedures and make recommendations for SIPP imputation. Completed June 1982.

425 VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION SCHOOL EVALUATION IV (see also 337, 369, 397, 456, 498, and 541 in this volume)

Data reduction and data processing for Barbara Macikas, Department of Vocational and Technical Education, UIUC, of the fourth year of data to evaluate votech programs offered in all schools in Illinois. Completed June 1982.

426 COMMUNITY INFORMATION AND EDUCATION SERVICE EVALUATION STUDY

Telephone interview survey with 165 officials and leaders of communities serviced by the Community Information and Education Service (CIES) program in Central Illinois communities, conducted for Charles Kozoll, Office of Continuing Education and Public Service, UIUC, to identify the issues and problems of communities in Central Illinois and to evaluate the CIES program. Completed December 1981.

427 RURAL HEALTH CARE

Consulting for Market Facts, Inc. to help them finish a Department of Health and Human Services­funded survey project on rural health care. Completed March 1982.

428 SURVEY OF ELDERLY HOMEOWNERS IN LAKE COUNTY, ILLINOIS

Personal interview survey for the UIUC Housing Research and Development Program with sample of 412 elderly homeowners in Lake County, Illinois, to assess the needs of older homeowners for alternative housing options such as lower cost housing, low maintenance housing, or barrier-free housing. Completed June 1982.

429 PANEL STUDY OF WILDERNESS AREA USERS III (see also 328, 355, 402, 488, 517, and 556 in this volume)

Third wave of a nationwide mail survey for Robert Young, UIUC Department of Forestry, to examine changes in the attitudes of users of wilderness areas. Involved two panels, one of 282 users of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Minnesota and the other of 322 users of the John Muir Wilderness Area in California. Completed November 1982.

430 Fourth wave of Panel on Consumer Decision Processes (see 030, etc., in this volume)

431/531 SURVEY OF TIPPING PRACTICES BY CONSUMERS (see also 601 in this volume)

Project for the Internal Revenue Service to gather data for assessing the degree of underreporting of tipping income to the IRS and for developing guidelines to assist the IRS in detecting possible delinquencies in the reporting of tipping income. The first phase involved telephone interviews with 935 households in the continental United States and diaries maintained for six months by half of the 12,800 members of the Crest panel operated by NPD Research, Inc. Further work involved diaries for members of the NPD panel for additional time periods. Completed December 1985.

432 REVIEW COMMUNITY ATTITUDES STUDY QUESTIONNAIRE

Extension of work on study 423 for the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory. Completed January 1982.

433 ATLANTA TELEPHONE INTERVIEWS

Telephone follow-ups for the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory with 45 respondents who were previously interviewed in person in Atlanta about construction noise in their neighborhood. Completed October 1982.

434 AIRPORT NOISE DEMONSTRATION PROJECT--COMMUNITY NOISE SURVEY

Telephone interview study for the Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources to assess the frequency and intensity of noise from aircraft using the Decatur, Illinois, airport and the effects on the life styles of nearby residents. N = 200. Completed March 1982.

435 AMERICAN DENTAL HYGIENISTS' ASSOCIATION SURVEY

Survey for the American Dental Hygienists' Association to examine the attitudes of dental hygienists and dentists toward the role of hygienists in dental care, to gather information on the role relationships between dentists and hygienists, and to examine the attitudes of the general public toward hygienist-provided care. Involved mail questionnaires to a nationwide sample of dental hygienists (N = 1,503) and dentists (N = 247) and RDD telephone interviews with 522 members of the general population nationwide. Completed September 1982.

436 SURVEY OF PUBLIC AID CLIENT/EMPLOYEE RELATIONS (see also 494 in this volume)

Telephone interview study for the Illinois Department of Public Aid with 10 applicants for public assistance each month for six months in each of 35 offices statewide to determine the quality of interpersonal relationships between applicants/recipients and Department personnel. Includes Spanish version. Ended March 1982, when work was continued as study 494.

437 CONSUMER PANEL DATA FILE CONSTRUCTION (see also 030, etc., and 145, etc., in this volume)

SRL assisted Roy Howell, UIUC Department of Business Administration, in reformatting and making corrections in the data files from the Peoria-Decatur and Chicago Consumer Panels (030, etc., and 145, etc.). Completed May 1982.

438 SURVEY OF FACILITIES ENGINEER SERVICE USERS (see also 400 in this volume)

Follow-up study for the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory to determine effects of consolidating under one command the maintenance and engineering operations on three military installations in Washington, DC. Involved personal interviews and mail questionnaires for authorized personnel one year after the consolidation. N = 38. Completed March 1982.
 
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SELECTED DRAINAGE AREAS WITHIN THE CHICAGOLAND
UNDERFLOW PLAN AREA 

Study for the Chicago District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to 
determine the characteristics of flooding events in selected sewer drainage
areas for designated rain events by collecting and analyzing economic and
flood frequency data within the Chicago land Underflow Plan study area.
Involved telephone interviews with residents of single family dwellings in 15 
sewer drainage areas to yield approximately 200 interviews per area. 
Completed September 1984.

440 HEALTH CARE PRACTICES AND EDUCATION ACTIVITIES IN ILLINOIS

Telephone interview study jointly sponsored by the Illinois Department of Public Health, the Illinois Board of Higher Education, and the Education Commission of the States to examine factors associated with health among Illinois residents and to ascertain courses and other forms of instruction taken by Illinois residents in the past year and assess their educational barriers and needs. N = 2,227. Completed September 1982.

441 DECISION-MAKING PROCESSES IN DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES

Data analysis and data base management for Ted Stein, Jane Addams School of Social Work, UICC, for a project to develop criteria for decision making and related information requirements at child welfare intake. Completed November 1982.

442 GROWTH ESTIMATES FOR PEOPLE'S ENERGY (see also 497 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey for Charles Linke, Department of Finance, UIUC, to obtain growth estimates for People's Energy (before and after reorganization) from the top 20 companies holding that stock. Completed January 1982.

443 STUDY OF MEAT PACKERS, PROCESSORS, AND RETAILERS

Study for Mohamed Sarhan, Department of Agricultural Economics, UIUC, to gather data about the buying and selling of meat from processors, wholesalers, and retailers of meat. Involved pre-mailing telephone calls to identify the appropriate respondent, followed by mail questionnaires sent to meat packers, processors, retailers, and brokers throughout the United States. N = 184. Completed November 1982.

444 WORK STRATIFICATION--1982 SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM (see also 464, 512, 624, and 654 in this volume)

SRL assisted the UIUC Department of Sociology's practicum course and Joe Spaeth in the sampling, interviewer supervision, and data reduction for a telephone interview survey of 557 employed persons in Illinois to develop and test measures of work stratification and to assess the effects of work stratification on earnings. Completed July 1982.

445 Fourth wave of Chicago Married Couples Panel (see 145, etc., in this volume)

446 INFORMATION NEEDS OF AGRICULTURE-RELATED INDUSTRY

Nationwide mail survey for Steve Sonka, Department of Agricultural Economics, UIUC, of 269 leading farmers, 180 farm lenders, and 87 farm management consultants to ascertain what kind of information they felt was critical for them to have in order to manage their businesses over the next 10 years. Completed January 1983.

447 AT&T STUDY PART III (see also 399, 420, 468, and 475 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey of approximately 250 institutions for Charles Linke, Department of Finance, UIUC, as a further follow-up on a study of AT&T growth estimates. Completed April 1982.

448 ILLINOIS STATE BAR ASSOCIATION SURVEY II (see also 210 in this volume)

Mail survey of attorneys in Illinois for the Illinois State Bar Association to update the economic and professional information gathered in a similar survey (study 210) in 1975. N = 1,319. Completed March 1983.

449 FLEXITIME WORK SCHEDULES

SRL performed data reduction and data processing for the Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) on three surveys assessing attitudes toward flexitime work schedules at ENR offices: a primary survey (N = 575), a management supplement (N = 150), and a post-implementation survey (N = 180). Completed August 1982.

450 ILLINOIS POLL--SUMMER 1982

This statewide omnibus survey was sponsored by seven clients and included questions on road conditions and funding, traffic safety laws, attitudes toward energy usage, home energy behaviors, attitudes toward higher education and the UI, attitudes toward local government, medical costs and problems of Medicare users, pet ownership, and attitudes toward family planning and abortion. Telephone interviews were completed in June and July 1982 with 1,056 Illinois residents, using RDD in the Chicago SMSA and telephone directory sampling elsewhere in the state. Completed November 1982.
 
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651
A SURVEY RESEARCH MODEL FOR THE HEAD START NEEDS
ASSESSMENT 

Development of a survey research model to be used by the
Chicago Department of Human Services in conducting a
series of community needs assessment surveys. SRL wrote
a survey methods manual and developed a draft of a
questionnaire for a head start needs assessment survey. 
Completed December 1982.

452 FAMILY-ORIENTED VERSUS INSTITUTIONAL SERVICES STUDY

This study for Illinois Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities sought to ascertain existing attitudes about home care versus institutionalization of people with mental or developmental problems (the mentally ill and the mentally retarded). Telephone interviews were completed with 514 members of the general population statewide. Completed November 1982.

453 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM OF CHICAGO HEART ASSOCIATION (see also 409 in this volume)

Part of study 409. Completed November 1982.

454 EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL ON ILLINOIS FARMLAND: THE FARMER IN CONFLICT WITH SOCIETY (see also 525 in this volume)

This study for John van Es, UIUC Department of Agricultural Economics, under funding from the Water Resources Center and USDA, sought to develop statistical models of the relationships among farm firm economic considerations, agronomic considerations, and the relevant farmer values and attitudes in explaining erosion control behavior. Telephone interviews were completed with 526 hog, grain, and dairy farmers in Illinois. Completed September 1983.

455 ONE STOP SERVICES--REIMBURSABLE SUPPORT STAFFING

SRL analyzed records for the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory from past projects to develop guidelines for staffing requirements for military construction districts. Completed January 1983.

456 VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION SCHOOL EVALUATION V (see also 337, 369, 397, 425, 498, and 541 in this volume)

Involved the coding, data entry, cleaning, and analysis of the fifth year of data evaluating the effectiveness of votech programs in all types of schools in the state. Conducted for Tim Wentling, Department of Vocational and Technical Education, UIUC. Completed June 1983.

457 CASE CONTROL STUDY OF INVASIVE CERVICAL CANCER

This epidemiologic study, conducted for the Illinois Cancer Council under contract from Westat, Inc., with funding from the National Cancer Institute, was the Illinois portion of a national study to identify environmental and/or life-style exposures that may contribute to the occurrence of cervical cancer. The Illinois study involved face-to-face interviews with a total sample of 450 women, composed of 200 cases with invasive or in-situ cervical cancer and 250 control group cases living in roughly the same geographic areas as the invasive patients, i.e., within a 100-mile radius of the Chicago SMSA. Includes Spanish version. Completed November 1984.

458 BUYERS AND SELLERS OF REAL ESTATE

Telephone interviews with 40 pairs of recent buyers and sellers of real estate in the Champaign-Urbana area were conducted for Joseph Ben-Ur, Department of Business Administration, UIUC. The purpose was to assess the power relation between buyer and seller in the negotiation of a transaction in the private home market and to estimate its effect on reaching an agreement, making concessions, and the level of satisfaction of the involved parties. Completed September 1982.

459 PILOT PROJECT TO DEVELOP TELEPHONE METHODOLOGY TO INVESTIGATE RISK FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH TROPHOBLASTIC DISEASE

Funded by the Illinois Cancer Council, the purposes of this pilot study for Ronald Czaja and Johnny Blair (SRL) and Gerald Sharp (Illinois Cancer Council) were (a) to develop and test a questionnaire to investigate trophoblastic disease risk factors, (b) to determine whether female interviewers can conduct interviews with men regarding sensitive questions of sexual history and behavior, and (c) to conduct a case-control study of women and their husbands using the developed questionnaire and compare the quality of data from telephone interviews with that from face-to-face interviews. Involved telephone interviews with 31 women and 14 of their husbands and face-to-face interviews with 8 women and 6 husbands. Completed August 1982.

460 HOSPITAL DISCHARGE STUDY

Personal interview study, conducted for the Center for Community Health and Medical Care, Harvard University Medical School, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, to investigate the needs for assistance of elderly, noninstitutionalized people upon discharge from the hospital and to evaluate the effectiveness of a program in northwest Cook County (Illinois) designed to improve service delivery to the elderly by improving the coordination among agencies responsible for this function. Involved two rounds of face-to-face interviews with 738 elderly people (aged 70 or older) in northwest Cook County and Lake County: one in October 1982­February 1983 within 21 days of hospital discharge and one approximately six months later. Completed February 1984.

461 PESTICIDE AND HERBICIDE USAGE AMONG ILLINOIS FARM OPERATORS

Statewide mail survey of approximately 2,100 farmers to obtain information on types and quantities of chemicals used, methods of application, total acres treated, timing of applications, types of pests controlled, and safety procedures used. Conducted for David Pike, Department of Agronomy, UIUC. Completed March 1983.

462 GOVERNOR'S PURCHASED CARE REVIEW BOARD PROGRAMMING

SRL provided advice and assistance on statistical and analytical issues to JoAnn Day of the Governor's Purchased Care Review Board. Completed August 1983.

463 DISTRICT REPRESENTATION AND SATISFACTION WITH CITY GOVERNMENT

Telephone survey for Peggy Heilig, UIUC Department of Political Science, funded by the National Science Foundation, to determine the impact of change from at-large to district representation on citizens' perceptions of their own access to city government and on their evaluation of the quality and equity of services that city government provides. N = 1,007 residents of voting age in selected cities in the southern United States with at-large and district methods of city council elections. Completed February 1983.

464 EARNINGS AND THE STRATIFICATION OF WORK (see also 444, 512, 624, and 654 in this volume)

Telephone interviews with supervisors, and their supervisors up the organizations' hierarchical chains, of a subsample of 148 employed persons in Illinois who were respondents to study 444; conducted for Joe Spaeth (SRL and UIUC Department of Sociology) and Marianne Ferber (UIUC Department of Economics) to evaluate dimensions of work stratification as determinants of earnings. Ended March 1983, when work was continued as study 512.

465 FOREST OWNERS SURVEY

Survey for Robert Young, UIUC Department of Forestry, to ascertain the attitudes and practices related to the management of privately owned forestland in Illinois. Telephone interviews with 620 forestland managers were conducted. Completed March 1983.

466 HIGHWAY DATA III (see also 366 and 421 in this volume)

SRL keypunched, verified, and loaded more highway data into the SIR file started with study 366 for Michael Darter, Department of Civil Engineering, UIUC. Completed June 1983.

467 COLLABORATIVE STUDY OF CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS (see also 489 and 557 in this volume)

Telephone interview study for the Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, to evaluate the effect of new special education policies on the health and functioning of children with handicaps, various educational settings and programs, and health care services. A total of 1,726 parents, 954 teachers, and 414 physicians in five sites in the United States were interviewed. Completed November 1983.

468 AT&T STUDY PART IV (see also 399, 420, 447, and 475 in this volume)

A replication of study 447 for Charles Linke of the Department of Finance, UIUC. Completed November 1982.

469 MEMBERSHIP SURVEY OF AMERICAN MEDICAL RECORD ASSOCIATION (see also 592 and 662 in this volume and 696 and 715 in Volume II)

SRL assisted the American Medical Record Association in questionnaire construction, data reduction, and data processing for a national mail survey of the 25,000 its members to develop a profile of the membership. Completed June 1983.

470 MEASUREMENT OF RESPONSE ERROR IN ESTIMATING SOCIAL NETWORK SIZE

A National Science Foundation­funded project conducted for Seymour Sudman, SRL, UIUC, that consisted of a series of experiments to measure the effects of alternative procedures (recall, recognition, and numerical estimation) for determining the size of social networks. Involved telephone interviews with members of work, church, and social groups of varying sizes in Illinois. Completed May 1985.

471 ANALYSIS FILES FOR FOOD CONSUMPTION SURVEY DATA TAPES

Development of a SIR/DBMS data base and analysis file for Kristin Kline, Department of Family and Consumer Economics, UIUC. Completed December 1983.

472 SURVEY OF BUSINESS SCHOOL FACULTIES

SRL helped Marianne Ferber, Department of Economics, UIUC, with development of two questionnaires (one for faculty, one for deans), preparation of a proposal, and secondary analysis of data gathered by Joe Spaeth in Studies 444 and 464. Completed March 1983.

473 ABSENTEEISM AND HEALTH BENEFITS

Analysis of data from personnel files for 35,516 blue-collar workers at four Midwest plant locations of a major auto manufacturer to examine factors inherent in the utilization of health care covered by HMO and indemnity forms of insurance, to explore absenteeism due to the need to seek health care, and to determine the differences in the resulting cost of health benefits to the employer. Sponsored by the John A. Hartford Foundation of New York City, with Gwynne Winsberg, UIC College of Medicine as principal investigator. Completed August 1985.

474 CENTRAL ILLINOIS ENTERTAINMENT

Questionnaire development, data reduction, and data processing of mail questionnaires for Camille Hardy, Assistant to the Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts, UIUC, to ascertain entertainment preferences in several cities surrounding Champaign-Urbana. Completed June 1983.

475 AT&T STUDY PART V (see also 399, 420, 447, and 468 in this volume)

Another wave of telephone interviewing for Charles Linke, Department of Finance, UIUC. Completed July 1983.

476 WATER DEMAND STUDY

Telephone interview study for David Chicoine, UIUC Department of Agricultural Administration, with 104 customers of rural water districts in several Illinois locations to learn about their usage of water (including their perceptions of amounts used and the cost) and to try to relate price of water to demand thereof. Completed March 1983.

477 Continuation of the Household Network Surveys of Cancer Care Costs: A Research Pilot Study (see 377, etc., in this volume)

478 AMA REAL ESTATE SURVEY

Telephone interviews conducted nationwide for the American Medical Association with a sample of members and nonmembers of the AMA to assess their interest in a proposed AMA real estate program. Ns = 302 members, 301 nonmembers. Completed April 1983.

479 GLENVIEW PARK DISTRICT SURVEY

SRL assisted the Glenview Park District in questionnaire design and data analysis for a mail study of the attitudes and interests of Glenview residents. N = 386. Completed October 1983.

480 HAMMOND COMMUNITY ASSESSMENT SURVEY

Telephone interview study for the Department of Planning and Development, Hammond, Indiana, to assess the needs of Hammond citizens related to city planning and development and to evaluate current municipal services. N = 309. Completed April 1983.

481 KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES TOWARD NUTRITION AMONG MEN IN CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

Telephone interview study for Carol Ries, UIUC Department of Foods and Nutrition. Questionnaire included dietary information on previous 24 hours and sought to assess the extent of knowledge and attitudes of men 24 or older toward nutrition. N = 305. Completed October 1983.

482 PRETEST FOR A CASE CONTROL STUDY OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHOLECYSTECTOMY AND SUBSITE-SPECIFIC LARGE BOWEL CANCER

In this study for Leonard Vernick of the Illinois Cancer Council, which was a pretest for an epidemiologic case control study to determine if cholecystectomy is a risk factor for certain colon and rectal cancers, 43 telephone interviews were conducted with individuals in Chicago with colon cancer and with their spouses as controls. Completed November 1983.

483 FOOTWEAR STUDY (see also 333 in this volume)

Study of footwear prices in stores in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia, comparing imported and domestically produced shoes. Conducted for William Cline of International Economic Analysis, Inc., as a replication of the footwear portion of study 333. Completed April 1983.

484 PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM--1983 SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM

SRL assisted the UIUC Department of Sociology's practicum course and James Kluegel and Michael Gottfredson in the sampling, interviewing, and data reduction for a telephone interview survey of Illinois residents on various aspects of crime and its punishment. N = 480. Completed August 1983.

485 INTERGENERATIONAL TRANSFER OF VALUES

Telephone interview study for the UIUC Department of Family and Consumption Economics with 604 Illinois households having at least one child under 19 years of age to see if parents pass on to their children the same values that they learned from their parents and to assess other aspects of family life and household consumption. Completed April 1984.

486 SURVEY OF MOTORCYCLE RIDERS IN ILLINOIS

Telephone interview study for the Illinois Department of Transportation to compare riding behavior and attitudes of persons who have and have not had motorcycle driver education. N = 1,026. Completed January 1984.

487 LABOR MARKET ADJUSTMENT OF IMMIGRANTS, 1970-1980

Analysis by Barry Chiswick, SRL and UIC Department of Economics, of 1970 and 1980 Census data and SIE data in a study, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, on the economic adjustment of immigrants to the United States between 1970 and 1980. Completed May 1985.

488 PANEL STUDY OF WILDERNESS AREA USERS IV (see also 328, 355, 402, 429, 517, and 556 in this volume)

Fourth wave of a nationwide mail panel survey for Robert Young, UIUC Department of Forestry, to determine how users' attitudes toward wilderness areas change over time. Involved 221 users of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in Minnesota and 243 users of the John Muir Wilderness Area in California. Completed March 1984.

489 STUDY OF HOUSTON PRESCHOOL CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS (see also 467 and 557 in this volume)

A supplement to study 467, conducted for the Houston (Texas) Independent School District with funds from the Hogg Foundation, involving telephone interviews with 102 parents, 50 teachers, and 15 physicians in Houston to gather data relative to the health care and educational services received by identified preschoolers with handicaps. Completed November 1983.

490/590 STUDY TO DETERMINE FLOODING CHARACTERISTICS OF SELECTED DRAINAGE AREAS WITHIN THE CHICAGOLAND UNDERFLOW PLAN AREA FOR MULTIFAMILY DWELLING UNITS

Telephone interview study for the Chicago District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to determine the characteristics of flooding events at multiple family residences in selected drainage areas within a specified elapsed time after the flooding event. Completed December 1983.

491 VOTECH TRAINING CAPACITY SURVEY

Data reduction and data processing of mail questionnaire for Carol Rhea, Advisory Council on Adult, Vocational and Technical Education, Springfield, to determine the capacity of vocational and technical programs to train in any particular program at one time. Completed June 1984.

492 NURSING RESEARCH ACTIVITY IN THE MIDWEST

Pilot study for researchers at the UIC College of Nursing to develop a questionnaire about the nature and extent of nursing research in Midwestern hospitals. Mail questionnaires were sent to 42 chief nursing executives in hospitals in 13 Midwestern states. Completed August 1983.

493 STUDY OF BUS DESIGN FACTORS

Telephone interview study for Seymour Sudman, SRL, UIUC, to obtain the opinions of bus owners on key bus design features. N = 301. Completed October 1983.

494 SURVEY OF PUBLIC AID CLIENT/EMPLOYEE RELATIONS II (see also 436 in this volume)

Continuation of monthly surveys for the Illinois Department of Public Aid to evaluate treatment of public aid applicants by Department office staff statewide. Includes Spanish version. Completed August 1984.

495 STUDY OF SMALL-SCALE FARMERS

Telephone interview study for John van Es, UIUC Department of Agricultural Economics, to examine the economic and lifestyle motives and conditions of small-scale farmers in Peoria and Wayne Counties, Illinois. N = 177. Completed August 1983.

496 HEALTH SELF-DETERMINATION INDEX: PSYCHOMETRIC EVALUATION

Mail survey of 345 Champaign-Urbana residents to develop the Health Self-Determinism Index and test its psychometric properties. Conducted for Cheryl Cox, UIC College of Nursing. Completed December 1983.

497 PEOPLE'S ENERGY III (see also 442 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey of 50 companies for Charles Linke, Department of Finance, UIUC, as follow-up on a study of growth estimates for People's Energy. Completed September 1983.

498 VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION SCHOOL EVALUATION VI (see also 337, 369, 397, 425, 456, and 541 in this volume)

Data reduction and data processing for Tim Wentling, Department of Vocational and Technical Education, UIUC, of the sixth year of data evaluating votech programs in Illinois schools. Completed August 1984.

499 FACULTY AND STAFF INTEREST IN THE ILLINI HMO

Mail survey for James Malloy, UI Hospital, of academic and nonacademic employees at UIC to ascertain their interest in a UI-sponsored health maintenance organization, their attitudes toward and familiarity with HMOs, and their use of UIC Health Sciences Center facilities. N = 622. Completed December 1983.

500 STUDY OF CHICAGO RESIDENTS' RESPONSES TO REDUCTIONS IN SOCIAL SERVICES

Face-to-face interview study of the working poor in three Chicago neighborhoods to ascertain whether "helping behaviors" within households, families, and neighborhoods are mitigating the effects of Reaganomics; done for George Hemmens, UIC School of Urban Planning and Policy. N = 112 female heads of households. Includes Spanish version. Completed January 1984.

501 ILLINOIS POLL--1983

This round was sponsored by five clients and included questions on attitudes toward the sentencing of criminals; attitudes toward real estate brokers, methods of home financing, and tax incentives; public library usage; knowledge of the Cancer Information Service; home use of video-tape recorders; and political party affiliation, 1980 Presidential vote, and 1984 intended primary vote. Telephone interviews were conducted in the fall of 1983 with 816 members of the general public in Illinois. Completed February 1984.

502 CONTINGENCY PREDICTIONS OF HOMEOWNER BEHAVIOR (see also 600 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey of 203 homeowners in Champaign-Urbana and Springfield, Illinois, to see how questions on homeowner behavior predictions (e.g., likelihood of selling/buying/remodeling home in the next two years) vary when asked generally or contingent on multiple variables (e.g., interest rates, housing prices, income). Conducted for Seymour Sudman and Frederick Winter, UIUC Department of Business Administration, with funds from UIUC Office of Real Estate Research. Completed April 1984.

503 ENHANCING THE DIFFUSION OF NO-TILL FARMING

Study for John van Es and Andrew Sofranko, Department of Agricultural Economics, UIUC, involving telephone interviews with 220 farmers in 20 specific Illinois counties who have used no-till (or zero-till) farming, to obtain information on the advantages and disadvantages of no-till; mail questionnaires sent to the State of Illinois Extension Advisor and the U.S. Soil Conservation Service district head in 100 Illinois counties to get their impressions and insights into no-till and the farmers who have adopted it; and telephone interviews with about 400 farmers who either were neighbors of the original farmer respondents or sought advice from them on no-till. Completed December 1985.

504 HISPANIC PURCHASING PATTERNS

Telephone interview study for Thomas O'Guinn, Department of Advertising, UIUC, to examine the purchasing habits of Hispanics compared with non-Hispanics. Ns = 205 Hispanics and 207 non-Hispanics in Chicago. Completed January 1984.

505 A CASE CONTROL STUDY OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CHOLECYSTECTOMY AND SUBSITE-SPECIFIC LARGE BOWEL CANCER (see also 482 in this volume)

An epidemiologic case control study for William Haenszel, the Illinois Cancer Council, to determine if cholecystectomy is a risk factor for certain colon and rectal cancers and to investigate this relationship among males and females. Involved 1,620 telephone interviews with white married patients from selected hospitals in Cook County who had diagnosed bowel cancer, and with their spouses as controls, to obtain their medical histories. A subsample of 148 respondents who had had gallbladder surgery were recontacted for permission to verify the histories through hospital medical records. Completed September 1985.

506 EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYERS OF ILLEGAL ALIENS IN URBAN AREAS

Face-to-face interview study, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and conducted for Barry Chiswick, SRL and Department of Economics, UIC, to examine selected characteristics of employers and employees of establishments employing illegal aliens in comparison with randomly selected establishments. N = 406 employers in the Chicago area. Completed January 1986.

507 PERCEPTIONS OF HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

Telephone interview study for the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, of residents of seven surrounding counties to determine what perceptions are necessary for non-Carle patients to become Carle patients. N = 403. Completed December 1983.

508 POLITICAL REPRESENTATION AS A NETWORK PHENOMENON

SRL assisted James Kuklinski, SRL and UIUC Department of Political Science, by coding questionnaires from his National Science Foundation­funded study with Heinz Eulau (Stanford University) examining how people's ongoing social relations in five arenas--home and extended family, work, school and other youth-related activities, church, and groups and organizations--affect their political perceptions, attitudes, and behavior. Using modified snowball sampling, information was collected not only on the original respondents but also on individuals whom they named. SRL work completed May 1984.

509 ILLINOIS GROUNDWATER MONITORING NETWORK

Consulting for the Illinois State Water Survey to design a network to monitor groundwater quality in Illinois public wells. Completed September 1984.

510 SRL DEVELOPMENTAL RESEARCH

Research on and development of a CATI system at SRL.

511 SURVEY OF MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN DENTAL ASSISTANTS ASSOCIATION--PRETEST AND STUDY DESIGN

Developmental work for the American Dental Assistants Association for a national mail survey of its members to ascertain facts about the membership, such as place of employment, office duties, income, education, and training. Completed January 1984.

512 RELATIONAL AUTHORITY AND RESOURCE CONTROL AS DETERMINANTS OF EARNINGS (see also 444, 464, 624, and 654 in this volume)

Telephone interview study with multiplicity sample of supervisors and managers of a statewide labor force sample of persons in Illinois who were originally respondents to study 444. A total of 1,723 persons in delegation chains at all hierarchical levels including the top were interviewed. The purpose was to assess the managerial responsibility and authority of all organizational levels and demonstrate their effects on earnings. Conducted for Joe Spaeth (SRL and UIUC Department of Sociology) under a National Science Foundation grant and continued work from study 464. Completed January 1986.

513 HEALTH AND ILLNESS BEHAVIOR--1984 SOCIOLOGY PRACTICUM (see also 559 in this volume)

SRL assisted the UIUC Department of Sociology's practicum course and Günther Lüschen and William Cockerham in the sampling, interviewing, and data reduction for the U.S. portion of a cross-national study comparing medical care practices and attitudes in the Federal Republic of Germany and the United States. Involved 401 telephone interviews, 100 mail questionnaires, and 100 face-to-face interviews with Illinois residents. Completed November 1984.

514 DAILY ILLINI READERSHIP SURVEY

Telephone interview survey for Charles Whitney, UIUC College of Communication, to assess the readership habits of Daily Illini subscribers and nonsubscribers. Ns = 361 students and 161 faculty at UIUC. Completed March 1984.

515 SURVEY OF ATTITUDES AND OPINIONS OF MANAGEMENT OF INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTORSHIPS

Study for Gary Frazier, Department of Business Administration, UIUC, to gather data on the relations of industrial distributors with their suppliers (vendors or manufacturers) for use in an undergraduate program in industrial distribution. Involved telephone screening and mail questionnaires received from 435 industrial distributorships nationwide. Completed October 1984.

516 PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING IN BACCALAUREATE PROGRAMS

Mail survey of most influential person in setting curriculum for each of the National League of Nursing accredited baccalaureate nursing programs in the United States to ascertain the degree to which there is an accepted body of specialized knowledge that is taught in undergraduate programs of public/health nursing throughout the nation. N = 276. Conducted for Jacqueline Blank, College of Nursing, UIC. Completed February 1985.

517 PANEL STUDY OF WILDERNESS AREA USERS V (see also 328, 355, 402, 429, 488, and 556 in this volume)

Fifth (and final) annual wave of first-time users in 1978 of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (N = 187) and fourth wave of first-time users in 1979 of the John Muir Wilderness Area (N = 233) in a nationwide mail panel survey for Robert Young, UIUC Department of Forestry, to assess use of wilderness areas in the past year and to determine how the attitudes of wilderness users change over time. Completed July 1984.

518 PILOT TRACKING OF STUDY 394 RESPONDENTS

Pilot study to test follow-up procedures for locating respondents to study 394. Conducted for James Kluegel, UIUC Department of Sociology, and involved telephone calls or mailed queries to 213 respondents and secondary sources nationwide from the 1980 study. Completed September 1984.

519 TRAVENOL SURVEY INSTRUMENT DEVELOPMENT

SRL assisted Travenol Management Services (TMS) by revising forms and suggesting changes to improve data collection procedures when TMS consultants evaluate hospital procedures. Completed May 1984.

520 SURVEY OF NONACADEMIC EMPLOYEES REGARDING FOOD SERVICES

Mail survey of nonacademic employees at the UIC Health Sciences Center to learn their experiences and opinions regarding the two cafeterias at the UI Hospitals. Conducted for the Nonacademic Employees' Council in cooperation with the UI Hospital administration. N = 1,094. Completed November 1984.

521 THE STRUCTURE OF CONTRIBUTOR-CANDIDATE RELATIONS IN STATE POLITICS

Data entry and data processing for Mildred Schwartz, Gerald Strom, and Barry Rundquist, UIC, in a National Science Foundation­funded study to examine patterns of contributions activities and the assumption that contributions to a candidate are made as a rational act to seek a benefit. Involved examining State records on 40,000 campaign contributions to Illinois House and Senate candidates. Completed June 1986.

522 SURVEY OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD POLICY LEADERS

Mail survey (preceded by telephone contact) for Robert Spitze, Department of Agricultural Economics, UIUC, to obtain the attitudes of approximately 425 agricultural and food policy leaders nationwide on federal policy, particularly the 1981 Agriculture and Food Act. Completed December 1984.

523 PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS OF THE GREAT LAKES AREA

Telephone interview survey for the Center for the Great Lakes to gather baseline data on what the general population and members of the business community in four urban areas outside the Great Lakes region think of the Great Lakes Area in terms of recreation/tourism and as a place to live. N = 198. Completed September 1984.

524 LABOR MARKET INFORMATION USER SURVEY

Telephone interview study for the Illinois Department of Employment Security with 1,041 business establishments, public and private organizations, and state and local government agencies in Illinois to ascertain their use of labor market information (LMI) and other economic data, purposes for which the data are used, specific kinds of data used, frequency of use, sources of such data, and satisfaction with LMI and specifically with IDES as a supplier of such data. Completed December 1984.

525 CONSERVATION TILLAGE SURVEY (see also 454 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey for Charles Clark, UI Cooperative Extension Service, of 458 Illinois farmers who participated in study 454 to ascertain current practices related to conservation tillage for corn and soybeans in Illinois. Completed September 1984.

526 DETERGENT MARKET SURVEY--PRETEST

Pilot work for King Moy, ESEI/Ecol Sciences, Rockaway, New Jersey, to determine whether the volume of detergent products in use (specifically, the consumption of various types of water softeners) can be estimated from historic detergent sales and purchase data of retail businesses and wholesalers and to test whether cooperation can be obtained by mail and telephone methods without personal visits or monetary incentives. Involved telephone interviews and mail questionnaires for retail (detergent-reliant) businesses in three Great Lakes area cities. Completed January 1985.

527 EVALUATION OF LAND GRANT AGRICULTURAL SCHOOLS

Questionnaire design for Herbert Hopen, UIUC College of Agriculture, for a nationwide mail survey to evaluate the performance of agriculture faculty at 110 land grant colleges and universities regarding professional memberships, awards, achievements, publications, and competitive grants. Completed May 1984.

528 EATING HABITS OF THE ELDERLY

Telephone interview survey for Mahmood Khan, Department of Foods and Nutrition, UIUC, of 101 persons 60 years or older in Chicago to evaluate the restaurant dining and eating habits of such persons. Completed October 1984.

529 WARNECKE RESEARCH EFFORTS

Cooperative time-sharing agreement with the Illinois Cancer Council regarding the research efforts at the Illinois Cancer Council of Richard Warnecke, SRL director.

530 Fifth wave of Panel on Consumer Decision Processes (see 030, etc., in this volume)

531 Continuation of Survey of Tipping Practices by Consumers (see 431 in this volume).

532 STUDY TO DETERMINE INTEREST IN UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT HOUSING

Survey for the UIC Office of Academic Planning to determine the importance of on-campus housing and other factors in high school students' choice of an undergraduate institution and to obtain their impressions of the undergraduate program at UIC. Involved questionnaires administered to samples of juniors and seniors in 20 high schools (public and private) in the Chicago area with college preparatory programs. N = 1,643. Completed July 1985.

533 STUDY OF VEHICLE AND EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE

Study for the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory involving the collection and analysis of maintenance records for noncombat vehicles at Fort Benning, Fort Lewis, and Fort Dix to determine various factors associated with the frequency and cost of repairs and maintenance. Completed January 1986.

534 PHYSICIAN REACTION TO MALPRACTICE LITIGATION

SRL assisted Sara Charles, Department of Psychiatry, UIC, in questionnaire development and coding for a mail survey of 80 physicians in the Chicago area to investigate the effects of malpractice litigation on physicians and the resultant effects on the quality and availability of health care. Completed January 1985.

535 SURVEY OF ARMY FIRING RANGES

Mail survey for the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory of 500 commanders of Army National Guard indoor firing ranges and of indoor ranges on regular Army installations nationwide to measure the incidence of factors contributing to blood lead in Army personnel and also to ascertain the frequency of use of the ranges by others (e.g., Boy Scouts, NRA) and the firing volume of different calibers of ammunition. Completed September 1985.

536 COMPREHENSIVE ALCOHOL SAFETY PROGRAM

Telephone interview survey for the Division of Traffic Safety, Illinois Department of Transportation, with 818 licensed automobile drivers in Illinois to ascertain their attitudes in relation to drinking and driving, their personal drinking habits, and their attitudes toward the 55 mph speed limit and the new mandatory seat belt law in Illinois. Completed June 1985.

537 RESIDENCY PROGRAM IN COMMUNITY PHARMACY

SRL assisted Jesse Stewart, UIC College of Pharmacy, in a mail survey of 1,168 registered pharmacists nationwide to examine their attitudes toward developing a residency program in community pharmacy. Completed February 1985.

538 MOTIVATION FOR PROVIDING CONTINUING EDUCATION INSTRUCTION

Assistance provided to Robert Younghouse, Office of Continuing Education, UIC Health Sciences Center, on a mail survey of approximately 400 faculty members at the four UI medical school campuses who have provided continuing education instruction to understand the involvement of faculty in such instruction. Completed March 1985.

539 Second wave of Study to Determine Flooding Characteristics of Selected Drainage Areas Within the Chicagoland Underflow Plan Area (see 439, etc., in this volume)

540 SURVEY OF CURRENT LIBRARY TECHNOLOGY

SRL performed data reduction and data processing for the Greater Midwest Regional Medical Library Network (GMRMLN) on a mail survey of 1,400 member libraries of GMRMLN to evaluate and implement improved methods of promoting the transfer of biomedical information. Completed March 1985.

541 VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION SCHOOL EVALUATION VII (see also 337, 369, 397, 425, 456, and 498 in this volume)

Data reduction and data processing for Tim Wentling, UIUC Department of Vocational and Technical Education, of the seventh year of data examining and assessing the value of votech programs at various state agencies (e.g., high schools, community colleges, prisons) in Illinois. Completed June 1985.

542 CENTRAL ILLINOIS HEALTH CARE PERCEPTIONS (see also 578, 607, and 648 in this volume)

Telephone interview study for the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, to determine people's awareness of health care services in their communities and the surrounding area prior to a TV advertising campaign. Involved interviews with 607 residents in seven Central Illinois counties. Completed February 1985.

543 SMOKING INTERVENTION EVALUATION (see also 558 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey for Richard Warnecke, SRL and the Illinois Cancer Council, funded by the National Cancer Institute, to examine the impact of a televised smoking cessation program offered in the Chicago metropolitan area in January 1985. The study involved three waves of interviewing (in January­February and April­May 1985 and January­February 1986) with approximately 1,100 persons named on registration forms for the "Freedom From Smoking in 20 Days" program who reside in the WMAQ-TV broadcast area. Completed June 1986.

544 PUBLIC OPINION SURVEY OF CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Telephone interview survey for the Chicago Panel on Public School Finances to ascertain public perceptions of the Chicago public schools. Involved RDD telephone interviews completed with approximately 90 residents (aged 18 or older) in each of Chicago's 20 school districts, for a total of 1,813 interviews. Completed April 1985.

545 Fifth wave of Chicago Married Couples Panel (see 145, etc., in this volume)

546 PATIENT COMPLIANCE STUDY

Telephone interview survey of 462 Chicago residents who had visited Chicago Neighborhood Health Centers to evaluate the effectiveness of a referral program for diagnostic workup of suspected cancerous lesions; for Clara Manfredi (Illinois Cancer Council). Includes Spanish version. Completed March 1986.

547 ILLINOIS POLL--1985

This round was sponsored by five clients and included questions on attitudes toward success/failure in life, days of negative emotional behaviors, use of the library to obtain information, use of auto safety belts for children, strawberry purchasing and picking behavior, and sources of information on cancer. Telephone interviews were conducted in the spring of 1985 with 809 adult members of the general population in Illinois. Completed May 1985.

548 SRO RESIDENT STUDY

Face-to-face interview study for the 8th Day Center for Justice of residents of single room occupancy hotels in Chicago to provide a profile of such residents in terms of housing history, employment history, medical history, and utilization of neighborhood businesses and services. N = 186. Completed June 1985.

549 PATIENT MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES AND THE USE OF ELECTRONIC MAIL AS A METHOD OF IMPROVING COMMUNICATION IN CANCER CONTROL FOR SMALL URBAN AND RURAL AREAS

Research conducted by Ronald Czaja, SRL, in conjunction with the Carle Cancer Center, Urbana, and funded by the Illinois Cancer Council to study the acceptance and feasibility of the usage of computer technology by physicians to enhance the use of cancer research protocols by increasing the ease of access of private practitioners in communicating with a community cancer center. Completed December 1987.

550 NETWORK SURVEY OF MEDICAL COSTS

Telephone interview pilot study for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, conducted in collaboration with Howard Freeman (UCLA), to test a multiplicity procedure for use in a national survey of health care costs and to determine screening rates and incidence of poor, uninsured people with major health problems. N = 1,005 screening interviews with members of the general population nationwide. Completed September 1985.

551 Continuation of A Survey Research Model for the Head Start Needs Assessment (see 451, etc., in this volume)

552 MARKETING THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO

Study for Chem Narayana, Department of Marketing, UIC, and funded by the Chancellor's Office at UIC to gather data on perceptions of that campus. Involved a variety of survey methods. Ns = 565 current UIC students, 264 alumni, 356 faculty, 347 staff, 268 high school teachers, 174 high school counselors, 370 potential employers of graduates, and 411 members of the general population in the Chicago area. Completed September 1985.

553 ILLINOIS OUTDOOR RECREATION SURVEY (see also 629 and 674 in this volume and 693 and 776 in Volume II)

Telephone interview survey for Illinois Department of Conservation to determine the types of outdoor recreation in which Illinois residents participate within the state and the related costs. N = 1,048. Completed February 1986.

554 SUBURBAN BUS NONUSERS

Telephone interview study for James Foerster, Department of Urban Planning and Policy, UIC, to determine why people in the suburban Chicago area do not use suburban buses. N = 515 persons in suburbs with bus service who had not ridden a suburban bus in the past month. Completed June 1985.

555 GREAT LAKES REGION LAND OWNERSHIP

Telephone interview study for Gene Campbell, Department of Forestry, UIUC, to find out about the land use practices and attitudes toward alternative energy use of land owners in the Great Lakes region. N = 1,025 persons owning 10 acres or more of rural land in the seven Great Lakes states. Completed August 1985.

556 PANEL STUDY OF WILDERNESS AREA USERS VI (see also 328, 355, 402, 429, 488, and 517 in this volume)

Fifth (and final) annual wave of first-time users in 1979 of the John Muir Wilderness Area in a nationwide mail panel survey for Robert Young, UIUC Department of Forestry, to assess use of wilderness areas in the past year and to determine how the attitudes of wilderness users change over time. Completed August 1985.

557 COLLABORATIVE STUDY OF CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS--PHASE II (see also 467 and 489 in this volume)

Follow-up telephone survey for Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, of parents or guardians of handicapped children in Houston, Milwaukee, and Santa Clara County, California, to determine the health, educational, and rehabilitation needs of physically impaired children who use ambulatory aids. N = 467. Includes Spanish version. Completed September 1985.

558 SMOKING CESSATION COTININE VERIFICATION (see also 543 in this volume)

Face-to-face interviews for Richard Warnecke, SRL and the Illinois Cancer Council, to verify (via cotinine analysis of saliva sample) the nonsmoking status reported by respondents in the three-month follow-up interview of study 543. N = 87. Completed August 1985.

559 HEALTH CONDUCT STUDY (see also 513 in this volume)

Additional telephone interviewing for Günther Lüschen, UIUC Department of Sociology, in a study to find out about people's health and health care and how they feel about them. N = 804 adults in Illinois. Completed October 1985.

560 MEMBERSHIP SURVEY OF DIETETIC TECHNICIANS

Mail survey for the American Dietetic Association of dietetic technicians nationwide who were members of the ADA to assess the value and quality of ADA services and the particular needs of dietetic technicians. N = 676. Completed September 1985.

561 SEAT BELT/CHILD SAFETY SEAT USAGE DEMONSTRATION PROJECT

Telephone interview study for the Northwestern University Traffic Institute to determine acceptance of seat belts and child safety seats as laws in Illinois requiring their use went into effect and were enforced. Involved four waves of interviewing from June 1985 through May 1986, beginning with a baseline interview with 815 members of the general population in the Rockford and Peoria areas and continuing with interviews with approximately 400 respondents in each subsequent wave. Completed September 1986.

562 SUPPORT NEEDS FOR UIC FACULTY

Study for the Committee on Research at UIC to ascertain what UIC must do to provide better faculty support for faculty research and professional activities at that campus, to determine the level of faculty satisfaction with their current work environment, and to furnish suggestions for what UIC can do to enhance scholarly activities. Involved mail questionnaires from 206 faculty members and face-to-face interviews with 30 faculty members. Completed August 1985.

563 FACTORS INFLUENCING ACQUISITION OF HOME FURNISHINGS BY RURAL ILLINOIS FAMILIES

Study for Allison Carll, UIUC Department of Textiles, Apparel, and Interior Design, to ascertain the types of home furnishings that rural families acquire, where they acquire them, and why. Involved telephone screening, followed by mail questionnaires sent to 466 married females living in rural areas or towns of under 2,500 in rural Illinois counties, with 336 returns. Completed July 1986.

564 [Never assigned]

565 SUPPORT SERVICES FOR EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIES TO ADDRESS EMERGENT CANCER ISSUES

Master Agreement with Division of Cancer Etiology, National Cancer Institute, that makes a consortium of SRL, the Illinois Cancer Council, and the UIC School of Public Health eligible to compete for the award of Master Agreement orders to carry out specific epidemiologic studies of emergent issues related to cancer risk.

566 COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL SMOKING INTERVENTION EVALUATION

Study for Arthur Hoffman (Cook County Hospital) and Charles Gruder (UIC Department of Psychology), funded by the Chicago Lung Association, to evaluate the effectiveness among African Americans of the televised, self-help cigarette smoking cessation program, "Freedom From Smoking in 20 Days." Involved both telephone and focus group interviews with 142 African Americans in Chicago who registered for the program through Cook County Hospital. Completed July 1986.

567 MANUFACTURING ENERGY CONSUMPTION SURVEY

SRL provided support to the Energy Information Administration in conducting a national mail survey on the energy consumption of manufacturing establishments in the United States. SRL's two tasks were to prepare procedures for use in conducting the survey and to conduct a pilot test of 100 establishments using these procedures, which included a presurvey contact with the establishments by telephone before mailing the questionnaires, reminder calls, and telephone debriefing. Completed May 1986.

568 OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE STUDY

Study for Warren Wallace, Northwestern University, and Daniel Hryhorczuk, School of Public Health, UIC, to examine the effects (if any) of occupational and environmental exposure among employees of Monsanto's Krummich Plant in Sauget, Illinois. Involved face-to-face interviews with 838 former and current employees living within a 300-mile radius of St. Louis plus telephone interviews with 728 past and current spouses/partners of those respondents. Completed January 1987.

569 NATIONAL ASSESSMENT OF FACULTY DEVELOPMENT NEEDS IN COLLEGES OF AGRICULTURE

Mail survey for the UIUC College of Agriculture of 514 agriculture faculty members at land grant institutions nationwide and members of the American Association of State Colleges of Agriculture to assess the needs and preferences regarding faculty-staff development and to obtain information on what types of programs might best fulfill these needs. Completed November 1986.

570 ROCKFORD POPULATION SURVEY

Telephone interview survey for the City of Rockford (Illinois) to determine the level of citizens' satisfaction with existing services in Rockford. N = 405 adults in Rockford. Completed October 1985.

571 RESIDENT ILLEGAL ALIEN POPULATION STUDY

Face-to-face interview study for the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), conducted by Barry Chiswick, SRL and Department of Economics, UIC, to compile a profile of the apprehended illegal alien population in the United States. Involved interviewing 849 apprehended illegal aliens in the Los Angeles INS office. SRL work completed January 1989.

572 EXPERIMENTS IN RESPONSE ERROR: THE SIZE OF NETWORKS OF NEIGHBORS AND RELATIVES

A National Science Foundation­funded project conducted for Seymour Sudman, SRL, UIUC, to study alternative procedures for measuring network size. Involved telephone interviews with 78 neighbors in Decatur and Peoria, Illinois, and with 201 base respondents and 111 of their relatives in the Chicago metropolitan area. Completed May 1988.

573 LONG-TERM HEALTH CARE

SRL assisted Cheryl Cox, UIC College of Nursing, in a study funded by the Illinois Department of Public Aid of 476 administrators, staff, and residents of nursing homes in the Chicago metropolitan area to determine the long-term health care practices in these homes. Completed September 1986.

574 EVALUATING NETWORK SAMPLING FOR LOCAL VICTIMIZATION SURVEYS

Research conducted by Ronald Czaja and Johnny Blair, SRL, and funded by the National Institute of Justice to determine the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of using network sampling in the conduct of local victimization surveys. Involved telephone interviews with 559 crime victims in Peoria, Illinois, and with 113 of their relatives and 108 of their friends or co-workers. Completed February 1989.

575 CARLE CLINIC PATIENT SATISFACTION (see also 594, 616, and 647 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey for the Carle Clinic Association, Urbana, of 402 persons who used the Clinic in July or August 1985 to determine how satisfied they were with the services provided. Completed October 1985.

576 EVALUATION OF THE PDQ SYSTEM

Study for the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Cancer Institute, conducted in collaboration with the Illinois Cancer Council and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (UIUC) to provide data that contributed to the overall evaluation of the National Cancer Institute's Physician Data Query (PDQ) system, a computerized database containing state-of-the-art treatment strategies for cancer. Involved an evaluation of (a) the technical performance of PDQ by comparing various systems and analyzing logs of PDQ searches and (b) ways to improve diffusion of PDQ by conducting two national telephone surveys, one of current PDQ users (Ns = 143 physicians and 61 intermediaries) and one of physicians in a PDQ access demonstration study (N = 231). Completed May 1989.

577 Continuation of the Household Network Surveys of Cancer Care Costs: A Research Pilot Study (see 377, etc., in this volume)

578 CENTRAL ILLINOIS HEALTH CARE PERCEPTIONS II (see also 542, 607, and 648 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey for the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, as a sequel to study 542 to measure the public's awareness of the health care services in the area after a TV advertising campaign. Involved interviews with 613 residents in seven Central Illinois counties. Completed November 1985.

579 SEAT BELT USAGE

Study for Rudolph Mortimer, Department of Health and Safety Studies, UIUC, to assess the effectiveness of the new Illinois mandatory seat belt law by observing compliance or noncompliance with the law. Involved observations of drivers and passengers in cars, vans, and pickups at 20­40 sites within Illinois. Completed June 1986.

580 ACCOUNTANCY GRADUATES STUDY

Mail survey for Richard Ziegler, UIUC Department of Accountancy, to obtain perceptions of the value of a fifth-year education requirement for CPAs among M.S. accounting graduates from the UI. N = 393. Completed December 1986.

581 CARLECARE SUBSCRIBER SATISFACTION (see also 615 and 646 in this volume)

Series of four quarterly telephone interview surveys for the Carle Clinic Association, Urbana, to ascertain subscriber satisfaction with the CarleCare HMO. Ns = 404 (Wave 1), 304 (Wave 2), 305 (Wave 3), and 326 (Wave 4). Completed October 1986.

582 CARLECARE NEW MEMBERS/TERMINATORS

Telephone interview study for the Carle Clinic Association, Urbana, to determine the level of satisfaction of new members of the CarleCare HMO and why former subscribers terminated their memberships. Ns = 200 new and 83 former members. Completed January 1986.

583 ILLINOIS HEAD INJURY ASSOCIATION STATEWIDE NEEDS ASSESSMENT SURVEY

Data reduction and analysis for the Illinois Head Injury Association for its mail survey of head-injured persons in Illinois to establish the number of people in Illinois affected by head injuries and to indicate what programs are needed for rehabilitation of these individuals. Completed July 1986.

584 ACCREDITATION OF DENTAL HYGIENE EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Data reduction and analysis and preparation of a report for the American Dental Hygiene Association for its mail survey of 148 dental hygiene education programs nationwide concerning accreditation procedures and related issues. Completed May 1986.

585 ATTITUDES OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC TOWARD LAWYER SPECIALIZATION

Telephone interview study for the American Bar Association to assess experiences with and attitudes toward lawyers who specialize in certain areas of law. N = 1,008 members of the general public in Florida and Minnesota. Completed April 1986.

586 NATIONAL ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE SURVEY (see also 588 in this volume)

A survey for Howard Freeman, Institute for Social Science Research, UCLA, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, to assess the use of and needs for health services among the general population nationwide and especially to identify groups in particular need of additional, modified, and innovative health services. Involved 10,130 telephone interviews conducted with household members nationwide by SRL and the Wisconsin Survey Research Laboratory, plus 341 face-to-face interviews in households in three sites. Completed October 1987.

587 DEATH CERTIFICATE STUDY

Data coding and on-line data entry for the Illinois Cancer Council of 14,266 death certificates of Illinois residents to investigate the relationship of cancer sites to occupations and industries. Completed September 1986.

588 ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE SURVEY--PART II (see also 586 in this volume)

A survey similar to the national one (study 586) but limited to residents of the state of New Jersey. Conducted for Howard Freeman, UCLA, with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. N = 1,720. Completed October 1987.

589 PRESIDENT'S AWARD PROGRAM (see also 608 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey, supplemented by mail questionnaires, for the UI Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, to determine why minority students who were offered admission to the University in the fall of 1985 through the President's Award Program elected or did not elect to attend the University. N = 243. Completed June 1986.

590 Second phase of Study to Determine Flooding Characteristics of Selected Drainage Areas Within the Chicagoland Underflow Plan Area in Multifamily Dwelling Units (see 490 in this volume)

591 SURVEY OF ILLINOIS BUSINESSES

Telephone interview survey of 265 businesses in four Illinois counties for the University Office of Federal and Corporate Relations to find out if the businesses would be interested in a UI "clearinghouse" through which they could find appropriate expertise to hire. Completed August 1986.

592 AMERICAN MEDICAL RECORD ASSOCIATION 1986 MEMBERSHIP SURVEY (see also 469 and 662 in this volume and 696 and 715 in Volume II)

Mail survey for the American Medical Record Association of its members to obtain current and accurate information for an AMRA manpower data base. N = 2,552 permanent directors of medical record departments of health care facilities or the persons administratively responsible for the departments. Completed October 1986.

593 CLOTHING AND APPAREL MARKETING STUDY

Telephone interview study for Sara Douglas and Michelle Morganosky, UIUC Department of Textiles, Apparel, and Interior Design, to ascertain people's attitudes toward imported products and their effect on the U.S. economy and to examine factors that influence consumer behavior in purchasing clothing and apparel. N = 604 persons nationwide. Completed July 1986.

594 CARLE CLINIC PATIENT SATISFACTION II (see also 575, 616, and 647 in this volume)

Two telephone interview surveys (in May and November 1986) for the Carle Clinic Association, Urbana, of persons who used the Clinic to determine their satisfaction with the level of services provided. Ns = 432 and 408. Completed December 1986.

595 PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS OF REGISTERED NURSES

Telephone interview survey for Paul Reichelt, UIC College of Nursing, of 410 members of the general population in Illinois to ascertain public attitudes toward the nursing profession. Completed September 1988.

596 ELDERLY HOUSING NEEDS

Data entry for Leonard Heumann, UIUC Department of Urban and Regional Planning, for a study of housing needs among the aged. Completed August 1986.

597 MIDDLE MANAGER RETRAINING SURVEY

Telephone interview survey of 69 selected companies headquartered in Illinois for the University Office of Public Service to assess the need for retraining middle managers and what services the University might offer in this field. Completed October 1986.

598 BACHELOR OF NURSING PROGRAM

Study for Lee Acord, Illinois Nurses Association, to evaluate affirmative action programs at 27 Illinois colleges and universities offering B.S.N. degrees. Involved mail questionnaires from 22 deans at such institutions and telephone interviews with 9 recruiters. Completed June 1987.
599/699/
799
CCSP: COMMUNITY INTERVENTIONS FOR CANCER PREVENTION
(see also 899, etc., and 1199, etc., in Volume II) 
 

A program project, conducted under a grant to the Illinois Cancer 
Council from the National Cancer Institute, with Richard Warnecke 
as principal investigator and director, to investigate the public's
response to a televised smoking cessation intervention aired for 
three weeks in March­April 1987 on Channel 7 ABC in Chicago. 
The three-year program project was composed of four cooperative 
research projects, each using different research methods to study
selected target groups. Each project assessed how supplemental
activities, such as a self-help manual, periodic telephone calls, 
community meetings, or a nonsmoking buddy, affected the success
of the televised program. The basic core involved telephone calls 
in the Chicago MSA to screen for smokers who watched the
evening news and subsequent telephone interview attempts with
1,562 of these people plus 2,092 program registrants both before 
and immediately after the intervention was televised. The majority 
of the participants were followed for 24 months in 4 waves of 
postintervention interviews. 
In addition, about 250 face-to-face interviews were conducted in
each wave with African American women living in public
housing projects. Completed June 1989.

600 CONTINGENCY PREDICTIONS OF HOMEOWNER BEHAVIOR--WAVE 2 (see also 502 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey of 163 homeowners in Champaign-Urbana and Springfield, Illinois, to determine if they had bought/sold/remodeled their homes or installed a new furnace since first being interviewed in February 1984. Conducted for Seymour Sudman and Frederick Winter, UIUC Department of Business Administration. Completed September 1986.

601 REPLICATION AND EXTENSION OF A SURVEY OF TIPPING PRACTICES BY CONSUMERS (see also 431/531 in this volume)

Study for the Internal Revenue Service to provide data on tipping in restaurants and other places in 1985 and 1986, thereby bringing up to date an annual series started in 1982 using data from diaries maintained by members of a national consumer panel operated by NPD Research, Inc. Completed March 1988.

602 STUDYING THE INCIDENCE OF MISSING CHILDREN BY SPECIAL SURVEY METHODS

Study for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice, to explore the effectiveness of two survey methods--multiplicity sampling and capture-recapture procedures--for improving estimates of the incidence of missing children. Involved telephone interviews in the Chicago MSA with 816 households (691 base and 125 network) to measure the accuracy with which specified networks report missing children. Included telephone interviews with 28 children (aged 12-16) who had been missing. The exploration of the feasibility of using capture-recapture methods included conversations with service providers in the Chicago metropolitan area. Completed December 1987.

603 WOMEN'S HEALTH STUDY

Telephone screening of 3,896 households for the Illinois Cancer Council to identify eligible female controls for a case-control study of rare reproductive cancers and to select from eligibles two controls per case matched on neighborhood, age, and race. Completed June 1988.

604 DEH MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SURVEY

Data analysis for the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory of a mail survey of branch chiefs at Directorates of Engineering and Housing (DEHs) that collected data on management system computer hardware and software at Army installation nationwide. Completed January 1987.

605 KANSAS CITY HEALTH STUDY

Telephone interview study for the Wyandotte County-Kansas City (Kansas) Department of Health to gather information on the health care experiences of residents in the county. N = 1,342 individuals in 503 households, with the respondent in each household being the most knowledgeable person about the health care experiences of all household members. Completed September 1987.

606 EVALUATION COMPONENT OF CITY OF CHICAGO'S AIDS RISK REDUCTION/PREVENTION PROGRAM

Telephone interview survey of 1,540 members of the general population (aged 18 or older) in the Chicago metropolitan area to ascertain their knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, perceptions, and behaviors related to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) prior to a public education campaign aimed at the general population and targeted high-risk groups. Conducted for Gary Albrecht, School of Public Health, UIC, under a contract from the City of Chicago with funds from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Includes Spanish version. Completed November 1987.

607 CENTRAL ILLINOIS HEALTH CARE PERCEPTIONS III (see also 542, 578, and 648 in this volume)

Telephone interview study for the Carle Foundation, Urbana, to ascertain Central Illinois residents' health care awareness and perceptions before and after an advertising campaign. Involved two surveys of adults residing in 11 Central Illinois counties. Ns = 606 and 624. Completed November 1987.

608 PRESIDENT'S AWARD PROGRAM II (see also 589 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey for the UI Office of School and College Relations to determine why academically superior minority students chose to attend or not to attend UI in the fall of 1986. N = 371. Completed December 1986.

609 SURVEY COMPONENT OF STATE OF ILLINOIS'S AIDS HEALTH EDUCATION/RISK REDUCTION PROGRAM

Telephone interview survey of 541 adults (aged 18 or older) in the general population in Illinois (excluding the Chicago MSA), conducted for Gary Albrecht, School of Public Health, UIC, for the Illinois Department of Public Health with funds from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, to learn the public's knowledge, attitudes, perceptions, and behaviors related to AIDS. Completed July 1987.

610 STUDY OF DISPLAY ADVERTISING IN YELLOW PAGES

Telephone interview study of 214 businesses in the Charleston-Mattoon (Illinois) area to evaluate awareness of telephone directories in the area and the perceived effectiveness of yellow page advertising. Conducted for Lierman and Associates and sponsored by the Illinois Consolidated Telephone Company. Completed January 1987.

611 PATIENT POSTHOSPITALIZATION STUDY

Telephone interview study for the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, of 406 former patients discharged from the hospital to compare a telephone version with the usual mail version of Carle's posthospitalization survey. Completed February 1987.

612 FOLLOW-UP STUDY OF THE VULNERABILITY TO ABUSE OF CONFIDENTIAL PERSONAL DATA HELD BY ORGANIZATIONS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR (see also 350 in this volume)

Study for David Linowes, UIUC College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, to determine the extent to which the policies of Fortune 500 companies make confidential personal data on personnel vulnerable to misuse and to compare the results with the first study in 1979. Involved mail questionnaires and telephone interviews for 38 Fortune 500 companies that responded to the earlier study and 88 other Fortune 500 companies, for a total of 126 companies nationwide. Completed December 1987.

613 WOMEN'S KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICES RELATED TO OSTEOPOROSIS

Telephone interview survey for Sheila Ashbrook, UIUC Division of Foods and Nutrition, to find out about women's attitudes toward and knowledge about osteoporosis. N = 206 women in Illinois aged 20 or older. Completed April 1987.

614 CONSUMER USE OF TELEPHONE DIRECTORIES IN CHARLESTON-MATTOON

Telephone interview survey for the Illinois Consolidated Telephone Company and Lierman and Associates of 215 residents of the Charleston-Mattoon (Illinois) area to determine if they are aware of various types of information contained in their telephone directories and if they find it useful. Completed May 1987.

615 CARLECARE SUBSCRIBER SATISFACTION II (see also 581 and 646 in this volume)

Two telephone interview surveys (in April and October 1987) for the CarleCare HMO, Urbana, of current and terminated members of the HMO to ascertain their opinions of it. Wave 1 Ns = 433 subscribers and 229 terminators; Wave 2 Ns = 433 subscribers and 253 terminators. Completed November 1987.

616 CARLE CLINIC PATIENT SATISFACTION III (see also 575, 594, and 647 in this volume)

Two telephone interview surveys (in May and November 1987) for the Carle Clinic Association, Urbana, to determine patient satisfaction with the services received at the Clinic. Wave 1 N = 423 patients plus 114 new mothers; Wave 2 N = 407 patients. Completed December 1987.

617 CITIZENS' OPINIONS ABOUT MAINE TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOLS

Study for Fred Coombs, UIUC Department of Educational Policy Studies, to determine if the curriculum and school policies at Maine Township (Illinois) high schools are satisfactory to the Maine Township District 207 community. Involved telephone interviews with 916 parents of children attending the three Maine Township high schools and with 499 residents of District 207 without high school children. Completed July 1987.

618 STUDY OF POTENTIAL PACE RIDERS

Mail survey of 301 suburban Chicago callers to the RTA information center to evaluate the effectiveness of the center and its impact on Pace-Suburban Bus Service ridership. Conducted for James Foerster, UIC School of Urban Planning and Policy. Completed October 1987.

619/719 CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION AND CONTROL DEMONSTRATION PROJECT

Survey in 37 Chicago community areas of 157 African American female patients aged 20­79 (131 by telephone and 26 face-to-face) who had been diagnosed as having invasive or in situ cervical cancer to determine what factors are associated with the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of cervical cancer in order to design community intervention programs. Conducted for the Illinois Department of Public Health with funding from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Completed August/September 1988.

620 STUDY OF MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH IN CHICAGO

Study for Naomi Morris, School of Public Health, UIC, to assess the impact of various recent changes in Chicago's health-care financing and delivery system on maternal and child health. Involved two waves (14-19 months apart) of 300 face-to-face interviews each with poor African American women in three Chicago communities who either were pregnant or had at least one child of their own under age 6 living with them. Completed February 1990.

621 AVOIDABLE MORTALITY FROM CANCER IN BLACK POPULATIONS (see also 656 in this volume and 694 in Volume II)

Study for Clyde Phillips, School of Public Health, UIC, in 10 south side Chicago communities to determine the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of African American women with regards to cervical and breast cancer and to assess the effectiveness of a health education and promotion program in neighborhood clinics. Involved three surveys over a three-year period of African American women aged 20 or older. Ended November 1998, when work was continued as study 656.

622 SURVEY ON STANDARD AUDIT REPORT

Canceled.

623 BASELINE ASSESSMENT OF THE PUBLIC'S KNOWLEDGE AND DISPOSAL PRACTICES REGARDING HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE (see also 631 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey for the Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources, to determine the level of knowledge the public had about household hazardous waste prior to a publicity campaign and collection event. Involved interviewing 958 residents in Champaign County and Decatur, Illinois. Ended February 1988, when work was continued as study 631.

624 COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH ON A STRATEGY FOR INTERORGANIZATIONAL MEASUREMENT (see also 444, 464, 512, and 654 in this volume)

A National Science Foundation­funded project for Joe Spaeth, SRL and UIUC Department of Sociology, to assess the accuracy with which survey respondents report the characteristics of the organizations for which they work. Involved analyzing data collected earlier from 1,723 employed persons in research on managerial responsibility and authority at all organizational levels. This study was one component of a collaborative project with researchers at Ohio State University. Completed November 1988.

625 PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARD AIDS AND PUBLIC HEALTH RESPONSE

Telephone interview survey for Raymond Goldsteen, UIUC Department of Health and Safety Studies, of 201 Illinois residents (aged 18­65) to obtain their opinions concerning the AIDS epidemic and the response of Illinois public health officials to it. Completed September 1987.

626 DOWNSTATE HEALTH CARE PERCEPTIONS

Telephone interview survey for the Carle Clinic Association, Urbana, of persons in the general population in Coles, Cumberland, and Effingham Counties in Illinois and current members of the CarleCare HMO to ascertain their perceptions and ratings of health care facilities in those three counties. N = 510. Completed August 1987.

627 TEACHER EDUCATION CASE STUDIES PROJECT

Nationwide mail survey for William Trent, Department of Educational Policy Studies, UIUC, of primary and secondary school teachers to identify professional problems faced in the schools. N = 1,799. Completed September 1988.

628 CHICAGO STUDENT HOUSING SURVEY

Telephone interview study for the UIC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs to survey the demand for dormitory housing on that campus. N = 413 students. Completed September 1987.

629 ILLINOIS OUTDOOR RECREATION SURVEY II (see also 553 and 674 in this volume and 693 and 776 in Volume II)

Telephone interview study for the Illinois Department of Conservation to assess the patterns of the outdoor recreation of Illinois residents and their attitudes toward recreational facilities. N = 1,015. Completed January 1988.

630 Sixth wave of Panel on Consumer Decision Processes (see 030, etc., in this volume)

631 FOLLOW-UP ASSESSMENT OF PUBLIC'S KNOWLEDGE AND DISPOSAL PRACTICES REGARDING HAZARDOUS HOUSEHOLD WASTE (see also 623 in this volume)

The second telephone interview survey for the Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources, to determine public awareness, use, and disposal of household hazardous materials after a publicity campaign in Champaign County. Involved interviewing 734 residents in the Champaign-Urbana area, 150 in Decatur, and 153 Champaign County farmers. Completed July 1988.

632 EMERGENCY ROOM AND AMBULANCE SERVICE STUDY

Telephone interview study for the Carle Foundation, Urbana, of 390 Carle emergency room users and 350 Arrow Ambulance Service users to determine satisfaction with local emergency health care services. Completed February 1988.

633 INFORMATION-SEEKING BEHAVIOR OF CANCER PATIENTS

Three-year study, funded by the National Cancer Institute with Clara Manfredi (Illinois Cancer Council) as principal investigator and Ronald Czaja (SRL) as co­principal investigator, to explore the information-seeking behavior of cancer patients and their families. Specific goals were to determine (a) the extent to which diffusion of cancer information occurs through utilization of the Cancer Information Service (CIS) by cancer patients and (b) why diagnosed cancer patients seek information beyond that obtainable from the physicians, what sources they contact, how they use the information obtained, and whether activities are peculiar to CIS callers or generalizable to other cancer patients. Involved follow-up telephone interviews conducted by Illinois Cancer Council staff with 225 callers to the Illinois CIS office over a 12-month period and telephone interviews with 225 matched controls drawn from patients in the Illinois Cancer Registry. Completed August 1990.

634 PESTICIDE USAGE AMONG ILLINOIS FARMERS

SRL assisted Milton Clark, UIC College of Medicine at Urbana-Champaign, in this study of the effects of pesticides on farmers who use them. SRL work completed September 1988.

635 CHANCELLOR'S BOOKSTORE EVALUATION

Mail survey of UIUC faculty, staff, and students for the Office of the Chancellor to clarify the needs of the University community regarding the local bookstore environment. N = 574. Completed April 1988.

636 FACULTY-STAFF PARKING SURVEY

Mail survey of UIUC faculty and staff to investigate the current parking situation as well as other transportation alternatives on campus. Conducted for the UIUC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs. N = 451. Completed July 1988.

637/737 ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPLEMENTATION AND IMPACT OF THE COMMUNITY CLINICAL ONCOLOGY PROGRAM--PHASE II

Five-year project for the National Cancer Institute, conducted collaboratively by the Health Services Research Center (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), SRL, and the Lineberger Cancer Research Center with Arnold Kaluzny (HSRC) as principal investigator, (a) to assess the process and level of implementation of state-of-the-art treatments and cancer control research activities among the contractual components of the Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP) and the level of impact of the CCOPs' cancer control and treatment activities in their target communities, among physicians, and throughout the nation and (b) to determine if the CCOP mechanism is the optimal way to conduct cancer control and treatment research in community settings. Involved medical records abstraction on clinical treatment and care for cancer patients at 19 CCOPs, a two-wave mail survey of 480 key informants concerning organizational characteristics of CCOPs and their research bases, and two separate national telephone surveys of 2,700 and 2,200 primary care physicians, respectively. Completed fall 1992.

638 VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES IN CHAMPAIGN COUNTY

SRL assisted a UIUC Sociology Department survey methods course in a telephone interview survey for Daring Goals of Champaign County (a group of social and other agencies that use volunteers) to estimate the baseline level of volunteer activities among adult residents in the county prior to a campaign to increase volunteering. N = 449. Completed April 1988.

639 Third wave of Study to Determine Flooding Characteristics of Selected Drainage Areas Within the Chicagoland Underflow Plan Area (see 439, etc., in this volume)

640 EVALUATION OF DEAN OF UI COLLEGE OF NURSING

Evaluation of head of UI unit--confidential. Completed May 1988.

641 PARKLAND COLLEGE DISTRICT NEEDS ASSESSMENT

A study for Parkland College in Champaign to determine the educational needs of the District population and the needs of employers for training/retraining employees. Involved telephone interviews with 406 members of the general population in the District and mail questionnaires from 175 employers in the District. Completed September 1988.

642 UI MEDICAL SCHOOL DEAN EVALUATION

Evaluation of head of UI unit--confidential. Completed June 1988.

643 ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS' ARTS PROGRAMS

Study for the National Arts Education Research Center, UIUC, to assess arts education in the schools, including music, visual arts, dance, and drama/theater. Involved mail questionnaires to 1,700 public and private schools nationwide. Completed August 1990.

644 STUDENT PARKING SURVEY

Telephone interview survey of 635 UIUC students to determine the extent to which they register automobiles with campus parking and park on campus. Conducted for the UIUC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs. Completed July 1988.

645 Sixth wave of Chicago Married Couples Panel (see 145, etc., in this volume)

646 CARLECARE SUBSCRIBER SATISFACTION III (see also 581 and 615 in this volume)

Two telephone interview surveys (in June and November 1988) for the CarleCare HMO, Urbana, to ascertain current and terminated members' satisfaction with it. Wave 1 Ns = 403 subscribers and 229 terminators; Wave 2 N = 405 subscribers. Completed December 1988.

647 CARLE CLINIC PATIENT SATISFACTION IV (see also 575, 594, and 616 in this volume)

Two telephone interview surveys (in June and November 1988) for the Carle Clinic Association, Urbana, to determine patient satisfaction with the services received at the Clinic. Ns = 414 and 412. Completed December 1988.

648 CENTRAL ILLINOIS HEALTH CARE PERCEPTIONS IV (see also 542, 578, and 607 in this volume)

Telephone interview survey for the Carle Foundation, Urbana, of 603 Central Illinois residents to determine their awareness of the health care services in their communities and surrounding areas. Completed December 1988.

649 CHAMPAIGN COUNTY WASTE DISPOSAL

Telephone interview survey of 1,125 members of the general population in Champaign County to ascertain their waste disposal behavior. Conducted for the Intergovernmental Solid Waste Disposal Association of the City of Champaign, City of Urbana, and Champaign County. Completed March 1989.

650 HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN DOWNSTATE ILLINOIS

Telephone interview survey for Jeanne Hafstrom, Division of Family and Consumer Economics, UIUC, to assess the health care services and quality of life of residents in Decatur (N = 201) and Paxton (N = 203). Completed April 1989.

651 Continuation of A Survey Research Model for the Head Start Needs Assessment (see 451, etc., in this volume)--canceled.

652 NATIONAL SURVEY OF HUMAN FACTORS' SPECIALISTS, MANAGERS, AND EDUCATORS

Study conducted for the Committee on Human Factors, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council, and sponsored by the Army Research Institute to examine the education and utilization of human factors specialists. Involved a nationwide telephone survey of 1,200 human factors specialists and their supervisors and a mail survey of 57 heads of graduate programs in the human factors field. Completed December 1989.

653 CAMPUS POLL, 1988­1989

Mail survey for the UIUC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs and the Office of Telecommunications regarding campus issues of parking, telephone service, and campus safety. Involved 583 UIUC faculty, 530 academic and nonacademic staff, and 456 students. Completed March 1989.

654 SURVEY RESPONDENTS AS INFORMANTS ON THEIR ORGANIZATIONS (see also 444, 464, 512, and 624 in this volume)

Continuation of data analysis by Joe Spaeth, SRL, and UIUC Department of Sociology, to assess the accuracy with which survey respondents report the characteristics of the organizations for which they work. Completed August 1989.

655 CANCER PREVENTION AND CONTROL SURVEILLANCE MASTER AGREEMENT

Master Agreement with the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Cancer Institute, that made SRL eligible to compete for the award of Master Agreement orders to carry out specific research and development studies and support or evaluation studies in the area of cancer prevention and control surveillance. Completed in August 1993.

656 AVOIDABLE MORTALITY FROM CANCER IN BLACK POPULATIONS--Continuation (see also 621 in this volume and 694 in Volume II)

Continuation of a three-year project, conducted by Clyde Phillips, UIC School of Public Health, for the National Cancer Institute, to ascertain the level of knowledge of cancer, beliefs and attitudes toward cancer, and actions toward the prevention of cancer among African American women aged 20 years and older in Chicago. Involved telephone interviews with 600 African American women in the general population in 10 south side Chicago community areas and with 1,200 African American women patients from 3 Chicago clinics. Ended January 1991, when work was continued as study 694.

657 CHAMPAIGN-URBANA CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU EVALUATION

Study for the Cities of Champaign and Urbana to evaluate the CU Convention and Visitors Bureau. Involved telephone interviews with planners for 39 organizations that held conferences or other events in Champaign-Urbana during 1988 plus organizers of five special events. Completed May 1989.

658 STUDY OF TOURISM IN ILLINOIS

Telephone interview survey of 20 tourism-related associations and organizations in Illinois for the Illinois Travel and Tourism Council to develop a profile of the infrastructure of the tourism industry in Illinois and to identify the industry's needs. Completed April 1989.

659 ATTITUDES TOWARD THE ELDERLY

SRL assisted a UIUC Sociology Department survey methods course in a telephone interview survey for Julie Wilcox, UIUC School of Social Work, to find out the practices and attitudes of Champaign County residents regarding problems of the elderly in the county. N = 638. Completed May 1989.

660 OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL FACULTY AND STAFF AFFAIRS EVALUATION

SRL assisted the UIUC Office of International Faculty and Staff Affairs in questionnaire design and data entry for a mail survey of 250 foreign staff members visiting at UIUC to evaluate the services provided by that office. Completed May 1989.

661 PARENTAL PLANNING FOR HANDICAPPED CHILDREN

Telephone interview survey for Francesca Lundstrom, UIUC Department of Special Education, of 400 parents of "children with special needs" in Illinois to find out what plans these parents have for the children's future and to determine parents' satisfaction with the children's schooling. Completed March 1990.

662 AMERICAN MEDICAL RECORD ASSOCIATION 1989 MEMBERSHIP SURVEY (see also 469 and 592 in this volume and 696 and 715 in Volume II)

SRL assisted the American Medical Record Association in questionnaire development and data reduction for a mail survey of medical record professionals who are AMRA members to obtain information on the kinds of jobs that they have, the types of facilities in which they are employed, and trends in employment and compensation patterns. N = 6,630. Completed September 1989.

663 ELDERLY RESIDENTS OF SUBSIDIZED HOUSING

Never started.

664 YOUR FINANCIAL CONDITION WORKSHOP EVALUATION

Telephone interview survey for Charles Clark, UI Cooperative Extension Service, of 244 Central Illinois farmers who attended Your Financial Condition Workshops to evaluate the effectiveness of the workshops that were sponsored by the Service and were intended to assist farmers in preparing financial statements and maintaining financial records. Completed June 1989.

665 COGNITIVE ASPECTS OF PROXY REPORTING IN SURVEY RESEARCH

The purpose of this National Science Foundation­funded project, conducted for Seymour Sudman (SRL, UIUC), Norbert Schwarz (ZUMA, West Germany), and Johnny Blair (SRL) was to investigate the role of cognitive psychology in improving our understanding of proxy reporting in surveys and ultimately the quality of data that are possible to obtain from proxies. As part of the project, interviews were conducted in Champaign-Urbana and surrounding areas with married couples and couples living together as married, with 100 face-to-face interviews (50 couples) and 400 RDD telephone interviews (200 couples). In addition, laboratory and field experiments were conducted with subjects to test hypotheses. Completed November 1991.

666 COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: U.S. ORGANIZATIONS' HUMAN RESOURCE POLICIES

A National Science Foundation­funded project, conducted by Joe Spaeth (UIUC Department of Sociology and SRL) in collaboration with Arne Kalleberg (University of North Carolina), David Knoke (University of Minnesota), and Peter Marsden (Harvard University), to investigate issues related to work organizations and their employees. Data on work organizations and organization-individual linkages were collected in the National Organizations Study, which involved telephone interviews with 727 employers of 1991 General Social Survey respondents and their spouses. Completed March 1993.

667 CITY OF LAKE FOREST COMMUNITY-WIDE SURVEY

SRL assisted the City of Lake Forest, Illinois, in questionnaire development and analysis for a mail survey of approximately 6,000 households in that city to measure residents' opinions and attitudes about City services, changes that they would like to see in City policies, and assessments of quality of life in Lake Forest. Completed March 1990.

668 HEALTH BEHAVIOR AND ADHERENCE IN HYPERTENSION

A pretest of 30 face-to-face interviews conducted for Mary-Vesta Marston Scott, UIC College of Nursing. Completed April 1990.

669 RUNNING SHOES SURVEY

Telephone interview survey for Barbara Bickart, UIUC Department of Business Administration, to examine the effects of product knowledge on susceptibility to question order effects. Involved a list of members of a running club (N = 100) and a general population sample of people in Champaign-Urbana who had purchased a pair of running shoes in the previous 12 months (N = 81). Completed August 1989.

670 CHAMPAIGN-URBANA PUBLIC OPINION SURVEY

Telephone interview survey of 618 Champaign-Urbana residents for the Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette on current issues, including abortion, flag burning, taxes, and the possible closing of Chanute Air Force Base. Completed August 1989.

671 EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDY OF BENIGN ANORECTAL DISEASE

Preliminary work on a study for Richard Nelson, UIC School of Medicine. Involved approximately 100 telephone interviews screening for controls in a study of benign anorectal disease. Completed August 1989.

672 CARLE SERVICES

Telephone interview surveys for the Carle Clinic Association, CarleCare HMO, and Carle Foundation to determine patient satisfaction with the clinic, member satisfaction with the HMO, and Central Illinois residents' awareness of the health care services in their communities and surrounding areas. Involved approximately 2,000 interviews (1,400 CATI and 600 paper and pencil). Completed December 1989.

673 CHICAGO HOUSING AUTHORITY

Consulting only. Completed June 1990.

674 1989 OUTDOOR RECREATION SURVEY (see also 553 and 629 in this volume and 693 and 776 in Volume II)

Telephone interview survey for the Illinois Department of Conservation to assess the patterns of the outdoor recreation of Illinois residents and their attitudes toward recreational facilities. N = 1,011. Completed April 1990.

675 PHARMACY MANPOWER EVALUATION

Mail survey for Henri Manasse, Jr., Dean of the UI College of Pharmacy, to obtain an inventory of the education, experience, and work environment of pharmacists registered in the state of Illinois. N = 9,383 registered pharmacists throughout Illinois. Completed October 1991.

676 ILLINOIS FIRE FIGHTERS TRAINING ASSESSMENT

Mail survey for the UI Fire Service Institute of 400 fire chiefs and 1,600 fire fighters in Illinois to assess existing training and future training needs of a statewide sample of career and volunteer fire fighters. Completed June 1990.

677 FINANCIAL CHOICE STUDY

Study for Kent Jamison, director of consumer research, Life Insurance Marketing Research Association (LIMRA), to understand better what are the factors that contribute to financial goal setting, how explicit these goals are, and what financial behavior is used to achieve these goals. The study also assessed household roles in financial matters, ownership of various types of assets, and asset management. Involved telephone interviews with approximately 800 households having an adult member between age 25 and 65 and a combined gross income of at least $15,000 per year. As a follow-up to the telephone interviews, mail questionnaires were sent to 500 households to obtain documentary information from those having savings and investments. Completed March 1991.

678 INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTORS

Telephone screening interviews of a list of industrial developers; conducted for Dick Hill, UIUC Department of Business Administration. Completed January 1990.

679 SURVEY OF FAMILIES RECEIVED CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES (FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS)

Study for James Perrin, Massachusetts General Hospital, to examine the case management services for families with children having special needs (severely handicapped) in six states. Mail questionnaires were sent to families in such programs in Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Rhode Island; and telephone follow-ups were made later to obtain responses from approximately 100 families in each state, for a total of 600. Completed March 1991.

680 CONTINUING EDUCATION SURVEY OF NURSE ANESTHETISTS

Mail survey for the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists covering members' experiences and satisfaction with continuing education programs and involving 1,417 nurse anesthetists nationwide who belong to AANA. Completed July 1990.

681 UNIVERSITY QUICK COPY SURVEY

Mail survey for the University Printing Division to ascertain the copying and printing needs of UIUC faculty, staff, and graduate students. N = 895. Completed June 1990.

682 YOUNG ADULT USERS OF SERVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS

Telephone interview survey for Henry Ireys, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, to learn more about young adults who have received services or financial support from Children with Special Health Care Needs programs in Ohio and Illinois, to ascertain what services these children are receiving and what additional services might be helpful to them, and to find out how these young adults are managing at school or work, at home, and with friends. N = approximately 300 older adolescents and young adults in Illinois and 300 in Ohio. Completed September 1991.

683 FARMING IN ILLINOIS DRAINAGE DISTRICTS

Study for Ganapathi Ramamurthy, Illinois State Water Survey, to determine the economic effects of farming in bottomlands versus farming in traditional upland areas. Telephone interviews were completed with 201 farmers/farm operators in lowlands in drainage district areas within Illinois. Completed March 1990.

684 ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION (ACGME)--10-YEAR EVALUATION

Study for ACGME to assess the effectiveness of ACGME in (a) carrying out its function of accrediting programs in graduate medical education and establishing standards for the fair and equitable review of those programs and (b) improving the quality of physician training and education. Mail questionnaires were sent nationwide to 1,500 institutional officers and directors of programs offering graduate medical education. Completed June 1991.

685 EMPLOYEE ATTITUDE SURVEY

Survey for the Grant Hospital's Task Force on Employee Environment to suggest ways to improve employee morale and job satisfaction and to decrease employee turnover. Questionnaires were administered on site to approximately 1,200 salaried and hourly employees (full and part time) of Grant Hospital in Chicago. Completed November 1990.

686 ALCOHOL AND DRUG USE AMONG TRANSIENTS IN COOK COUNTY (see also 706 in Volume II; Spanish version was assigned study no. 691 [listed in Volume II])

Study for the Illinois Department of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse to develop prevalence and incidence estimates of substance use among homeless and other transient individuals in Cook County. Face-to-face interviews were conducted with 481 males and females (18 or older) in SRO hotels, emergency and transitional shelters, soup kitchens, and drop-in centers in Cook County. Completed February 1991.

687 FIELD TEST OF A DRUGGED DRIVING SURVEY METHODOLOGY

Canceled.

688 WORK, FAMILY, AND THE SENSE OF CONTROL

A National Science Foundation­funded project for Catherine Ross and John Mirowsky, UIUC Department of Sociology, to develop and test a theory that links women's and men's objective positions of power at home and in the labor force to their subjective sense of powerlessness and control over life and, in turn, to emotional well-being and behavior. Involved telephone interviews with 2,031 adults (18 or older) in the general population nationwide. Completed February 1991.

APPENDIX


Because study descriptions for studies 001 through 688 do not include start dates, pending number, or project coordinator names, this Appendix has been created to provide that information. See Volume II for a cumulative listing of pending projects (including those that were never funded) as well as a cumulative subject index.

Volume II contains a cumulative list of all pending projects (including those that were never funded) as well as a cumulative subject index.