The design of leisure time activity studies

Date of publication: June 15, 1972

Abstract:

This paper examines some of the questioning procedures commonly used in leisure time activities. The likely pitfalls and biases are discussed and suggestions are made on how to avoid and minimize the possibility of their occurrence. Various sampling designs particularly useful in activity studies are examined from the point of view of obtaining maximum statistical efficiency, taking into account both administrative and response error considerations.

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