Prince George's County 1996 Household Survey: Initial Survey Results and Technical Documentation

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Prince George's County 1996 Household Survey: Initial Survey Results and Technical Documentation

Title:

Prince George's County 1996 Household Survey: Initial Survey Results and Technical Documentation

Author:

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Prince George's County Planning Department

Source of Copies:

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Number of Pages:
75

Initial tabulation of results and process documentation from the 1996 Prince George’s County Household Survey
This publication documents the initial results of and survey process utilized in the 1996 Prince George’s County Household Survey-the first such comprehensive demographic survey undertaken by the Planning Department. Initial frequency distributions are presented for all demographic data on individuals in surveyed households, as well as characteristics of the housing unit, household members and the householder. The process documentation includes references to the compilation of a sampling frame and the sampling process, the design and dissemination of survey forms, determination of response rates, the weighting of survey response. and understanding survey error. The majority of survey questions mirrored those asked in the1990 census, while others were included to venture into new areas key to planning.