Research: Methodology: Funded Research

Improving Survey Quality in Qatar: Evaluating Interviewers’ Role in Establishing Privacy & Its Effect on Survey Response

This proposal aims at investigating the following research questions:

? Is there a significant variation between interviewers in the level of interview privacy they achieve?
? What interviewer characteristics, attitudes, and behaviors explain variations between interviewers in interview privacy?
? Are there interactions between respondent and interviewer characteristics on interview privacy?
? Which specific non-private circumstances affect reporting of what type of sensitive outcomes?
? Is there an interaction between respondent?s need for social conformity and specific interview privacy settings on reporting different types of outcomes?

Funding:

Qatar University

Funding Period:

08/09/2016 to 08/09/2019