CSR Projects

Uva HR Gallup 12 survey

Overview
This online survey was designed to determine HR directors' opinions about their peers and Vice President for Human Resources. The survey included the Gallup 12 questions leadership top ten values and comments about each director strength and areas of improvement. CSR collected and analyzed the data.
Sample
UVA Human Resources list of employees.
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Alan Cohn - Janet Turner-giles
Sponsor
UVA Department of Human Resources
Project ID
8.25
Year
2007

Albemarle County Citizen Survey 2008

Overview
Third biennial survey of 700 Albemarle County residents focuses on satisfaction with County services and the relative importance of those services. Trends from year to year are analyzed and emerging issues explored. This year the traditional RDD sample of residents was supplemented with cell phone numbers and those listed in a telephone directory.
Sample
RDD & cell sample of Albemarle Co residents
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Lori Allshouse
Sponsor
Albemarle County
Project ID
8.22
Year
2008

RPSCensus08: VCU Triennial School Censuses - Richmond

Overview
CSR staff consulted to SERL-VCU to support the 2008 Richmond City Triennial School Census. Activities included advice on Access database structure SPSS analysis to produce census counts and written technical notes on the process.
Sample
No sampling -- census of all residences
Principal Investigators
James Ellis
Client Name
Mary Moore
Sponsor
Survey and Evaluation Research Laboratory
Project ID
8.06
Year
2008

PWC Police evaluation on immigration enforcement - Design Phase

Overview
CSR worked with an interdisciplinary team and consultants from the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) to plan and budget research activities needed for an evaluation of the new police policy on immigration enforcment in Prince William County VA. The project to be carried out over a two year period involves both quantitative and qualititive research activities. The planning phase culminated in the award of a contract from PWC for the main phase of the project.
Sample
Activity in the planning phase included development of sampling specifications
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Tom Pulaski
Sponsor
PWC police department
Project ID
7.34
Year
2007

BioX Curriculum Evaluation

Overview
CSR assisted faculty researchers at San Jose State University to evaluate a curriculum experiment for teaching MEB (Material and Energy Balance). The SJSU researchers and their partners administered paper surveys of students at five universities at the end of the course and web-based surveys to faculty who teach chemical engineering. There were 126 completed student surveys and 62 completed faculty surveys. CSR performed data manipulation and data analysis.
Sample
Students in treatment or control classes at five colleges (UMBC Colorado State SJSU UCSB and University of Tennessee professors at various colleges who use the materials
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Erik Fernandez
Sponsor
Uva Chemical engineering
Project ID
7.24
Year
2007

Social Norming Study - UVA 2008

Overview
The Social Norms Study is about the Health Promotion Alcohol Survey which is developed by the Office of Health Promotion in the Department of Student Health in order to collect information on alcohol use perceptions behaviors and attitudes among University of Virginia students. By collecting normative information annually the program is able to continue a social norms campaign that is relevant to UVa undergraduates. The data is also used to study the effectiveness of the social norms approach. Every year the Center for Survey Research (CSR) advises the office in sampling design and weight the final collected data for analysis purposes.
Sample
Random stratified sample of UVA undergraduate students with oversamples of males and first years
Principal Investigators
Abdoulaye Diop
Client Name
Jennifer Bayerle
Sponsor
UVA
Project ID
7.29
Year
2007

BioX NSF Proposal 2008

Overview
CSR assisted faculty researchers and SJSU and UVA to analyze a student survey and student assessment instrument. The purpose was to evalute the impact of a curriculum intervention regarding teaching MEB (Material and Energy Balance) in chemical engineering courses. Students at six colleges participated SJSU Iowa St. University of Tennessee Lafayette UMBC and Texas A&M.
Sample
College students in chemical engineering classes at six colleges SJSU Iowa St. University of Tennessee Lafayette UMBC and Texas A&M.
Principal Investigators
James Ellis
Client Name
Erik Fernandez
Project ID
8.32
Year
2008

Danville Civic Renewal Initiative Survey of Social Capital

Overview
A telephone study of residents in the Danville Metropolitan Statistical Region to assess the level of social capital in the region. The study measured how people feel about the region and the future of the area and how people’s feelings affect their behavior. The study seeks to identify the cultural and social factors that are changing in the area and ways the Danville Regional Foundation can address those needs.
Sample
1000 completions by phone
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Karl Stauber
Sponsor
Danville Regional Foundation
Project ID
8.28
Year
2008

Virginia Business Climate Survey--Council on Virginia's Future

Overview
This was a comprehensive assessment of Virginia's business climate its major dimensions and components and how ratings of those components relate to overall ratings of the business climate and the state's role in creating it. Data were collected by mail (n=755) and web (n=106). The project used a disproportionate stratified sample of Virginia businesses listed in the VEC ES-202 report supplemented with contact and mailability data from Dun & Bradstreet as well as follow-up calls by CSR. The original sample of 4 399 records was pulled from 89 699 businesses in 200 strata defined by size (5) region (8) and type of business (5). In general larger firms less populated regions and smaller industry lines were oversampled. The sampled records were supplemented by D&B information then sampled again based on likelihood of contact for a final sample of 3 601 businesses. The work was shared between the Survey and Evaluation Research Laboratory at VCU and the Center for Survey Research at UVA. The overall response rate was 29% (AAPOR RR3).
Sample
Disproportionate stratified sample of Virginia businesses listed in the VEC ES-202 report supplemented with contact and mailability data from Dun & Bradstreet as well as follow-up calls by CSR. Sampled from 200 strata size (5) x region (8) x indusrty (5)
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Jane Kusiak
Sponsor
Council on Virginia's Future
Project ID
6.016
Year
2006

Albemarle County Focus Group

Overview
Follow up on Albemarle County project. Survey participants were invited to join in a focus group asking for feedback on the County's efforts to communicate with citizens and solicit their input.
Sample
Participants were recruited from those agreeing to further contact after doing the Citizen Satisfaction Survey in 2006.
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Lori Allshouse Lee Caitlin
Sponsor
County of Albemarle Community Relations
Project ID
7.16
Year
2007

HSF Employee Engagement Survey

Overview
CSR assisted the UVa Health Service Foundation in analyzing the results of its 2007 Employee Engagement Survey comparing these results to those from 2006. HSF had designed the survey and collected data via the Internet and paper questionnaires. CSR provided a narrative report presenting 2006 results 2007 results and a comparative statistical analysis of the two years.
Sample
The survey targeted all employees of HSF. In 2007 356 out of 405 employees completed the survey for a response rate of 88%.
Principal Investigators
Abdoulaye Diop
Client Name
Juliana Marques
Sponsor
UVa Health Services Foundation
Project ID
7.23
Year
2007

Williamsburg Access to Medical Care

Overview
A survey of residents of Williamsburg VA and surrounding counties targeted on those residing in medically underserved areas. A combination of telephone and in-person methods of contact was used. The survey measures the extent to which people are experiencing problems in accessing phsyician services and whether certain types of people are more likely to experience problems with the goal of identifying major issues and challenges to improving physician access.
Sample
1125 interviews completed. RDD telephone sample supplemented by sample from medically underserved areas drawn from the USPS Delivery Sequence File. The latter cases were interviewed by telephone and a subsample contacted in-person by W&M students.
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Lou Rossiter Christy Jensen
Sponsor
College of William & Mary - Schroeder Center
Project ID
6.027
Year
2006

Charlottesville Employees

Overview
Employee satisfaction survey
Sample
876 employees of the City of Charlottesville
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Galloway Beck Flora Kelly
Sponsor
City of Charlottesville Human Resources
Project ID
6.01
Year
2006

Fluvanna Co.

Overview
DE mailed qst
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Elizabeth Fortune
Project ID
6.022
Year
2006

HR Restructuring (VT)

Overview
In July 2006 Virginia approved the Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act which gives state universities freedom to control areas such as personnel management. The Human Resources Staff of both universities collaborated closely with CSR to construct a common questionnaire to respond to this action. The purpose of this project was to conduct a comprehensive survey of the supervisors and staff of Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia to assess their attitudes toward human resources policies. The results of the survey were used to guide the restructuring process of the institutions’ human resources practices. The principle mode was internet with telephone reminders and some paper completions.
Sample
Client List
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Linda Woodard
Project ID
7.13
Year
2007

Spotsylvania County citizen satisfaction survey 2007

Overview
This survey was designed to determine residents’ opinions about quality of life in Spotsylvania County to determine residents’ level of satisfaction with a number of services the County provides and to measure citizen opinion about the way in which the County is managing growth and development. Of particular interest were the importance ratings of various planning goals and safety and characteristics of the County.
Sample
RDD & Listed
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Ernie Pennington
Sponsor
County of Spotsylvania
Project ID
6.028
Year
2007

Reston Community Center

Overview
Telephone survey of residents of Small District #5 Reston VA. Questions addressed RCC name recognition mission statement use of facilities and governance.
Sample
listed sample of residents of Small Tax District #5
Principal Investigators
Robin Bebel
Client Name
Tom Ward
Sponsor
Reston Comm Center
Project ID
7.17
Year
2007

Breast Cancer Doctor-Patient Concurrence

Overview
The purpose of the study was to explore the level of agreement between physicians nurses and breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy regarding the goal of the chemotherapy. The study was conducted through self-administered surveys with physicians nurses and patients.
Sample
Women patients with any stage of breast cancer currently undergoing chemotherapy and their physicians and nurses from the UVA and Augusta Medical Centers.
Principal Investigators
Deborah Rexrode
Client Name
Heather West
Sponsor
UVA Breast Care Program with funding from the Charlottesville Women's Four Miler.
Project ID
7.11
Year
2007

Virginia HPV Vaccine Uptake Survey

Overview
This project was initiated by Jennifer Young M.D. in response to a mandate passed by the State of Virginia requiring girls to be vaccinated against HPV prior to entry into the sixth grade starting in October 2008. This will in effect exclude women ages 16-26 from required vaccination. The purpose of the survey was to learn how women ages 16-26 are receiving the HPV vaccine and what barriers to vaccination exist for women in this age group.
Sample
The targeted sample was a list of 500 family practitioners from the Fellow American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAFP) and 500 obstetricians and gynecologists from the Fellow of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG).
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Jennifer Young
Sponsor
Division of Gynecologic Oncology and the Cancer Center at the University of Virginia Health System
Project ID
7.03
Year
2007

Voting in Virginia Long-Term Care (LTC) Facilities

Overview
Telephone survey of key staff members in a sample of Virginia long-term care facilities (assisted living and nursing homes) to explore how these institutions facilitate voting by their residents. The interview focused especially on how issues of cognitive impairment or dementia are evaluated in relation to voting and how residents are assisted (or not) by staff in registering to vote and casting their ballots either at the polls or as absentees.
Sample
Random samples of 125 assisted living and 121 nursing home facilities in Virginia
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Paul Freedman Richard Bonnie
Sponsor
Alzheimer's and Related Diseases Research Award Fund
Project ID
6.014
Year
2006

Durham 2007

Overview
Phone survey replicates a 2003 study of interethnic relations conducted in Durham NC. This study was conducted in 3 Southern cities Durham NC Memphis TN and Little Rock AR. The study asks whites African-Americans and Hispanics about their interractions with and attitudes toward those of another race.
Sample
Black White & Hispanic respondents were recruited from each city using RDD and directory listings of households with Hispanic surnames. The target was 300 of each race/ethnicity in each city.
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Paula McClain
Sponsor
Duke University
Project ID
6.024
Year
2006

Winchester Area Labor Force Study

Overview
The 2006 Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Workforce Study Survey was conducted at the request of the Winchester/Frederick County Economic Development Commission. The survey’s purpose is to supplement information available from Census 2000 and other official sources with more detailed and current information regarding the region’s labor force so that the Commission will be better prepared for the future. The survey emphasizes the characteristics of those residents who might be interested in alternative or additional employment or who commute long distances to work outside the region
Principal Investigators
Robin Bebel
Client Name
Patrick Barker
Sponsor
The 2006 Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Workforce Study Survey was conducted at the request of the Winchester/Frederick County.
Project ID
6.02
Year
2006

DMC/DSMB (Data Safety Monitoring Board Study

Overview
Survey assessed how those who are involved in data collection protect the health and safety of clinicl trial participants. Survey reached a national sample of National Institutes of Health researchers conducting clinical trials as well as biostatisticians involved in analysis and reporting and IRB members responsible for reviewing the results.
Sample
National sample of 943 researchers conducting clinical trials biostatisticians and IRB members. 309 completed the survey.
Principal Investigators
Robin Bebel
Client Name
P. Tereskerz
Sponsor
Greenwall Foundation
Project ID
6.017
Year
2006

UVa Investment Management

Overview
The Uva Investment Management Company commissioned CSR to conduct a survey of all full-time employees. The questionnaire was modeled on other organizational surveys previously conducted by CSR using the organization's mission statement and values. The survey was conducted on the web. The client was provided with tables reporting overall frequencies and means as well as a breakdown of means by directors and non-directors.
Sample
21 employees
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Kristina Alimard Sharon Herbert
Sponsor
The Uva Investment Management Company commissioned CSR to conduct a survey of all full-time employees.
Project ID
6.031
Year
2006

HR Restructuring (UVA)

Overview
In July 2006 Virginia approved the Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act which gives state universities freedom to control areas such as personnel management. The Human Resources Staff of both universities collaborated closely with CSR to construct a common questionnaire to respond to this action. The purpose of this project was to conduct a comprehensive survey of the supervisors and staff of Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia to assess their attitudes toward human resources policies. The results of the survey were used to guide the restructuring process of the institutions’ human resources practices. The principle mode was internet with telephone reminders and some paper completions.
Sample
Client List
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Alan Cohn
Project ID
7.12
Year
2007

Environmental Triggers for Asthma in Adults and Children

Overview
A re-sample survey of those reporting symptoms that could indicate asthma from the records of participants in Southern Health insurance plan. Sample for this arm of the project were non-responders to previous mail-out done by Southern Health. Out of the 1000 adults and 300 children total of 563 completed the survey which makes the resposne rate to be 43% for this survey.
Sample
Sample of 1000 adults and 300 children from VA who reported breathing problems & a claim indicating asthma was filed with Southern Health insurance company they were also non-responders from initial survey done by PI.
Principal Investigators
Robin Bebel
Client Name
Kurt Elward
Sponsor
Southern Health
Project ID
7.07
Year
2007

UVA Law School Class of 1990

Overview
The Class of 1990 Study is the first systematic attempt to find out how satisfied graduates of the University of Virginia School of Law are with their professional careers and with other key aspects of their lives. Experiences after Law School will help to define what makes a student’s time in school both beneficial and productive.
Sample
List of all participants of 1990 study at UVA Law School that could be found
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
J Monahan
Sponsor
UVA Law School
Project ID
7.15
Year
2007

Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA) - Service Providers

Overview
This is a mail survey with telephone follow-up to 413 healthcare organizations about the care of adults with autism. The current increase in the diagnosis of children with autism spectrum disorders is anticipated to create an increase in the number of adults with autism spectrum disorders. Are healthcare agencies anticipating this increase? What are they doing to prepare for it? What do they see as barriers to their own preparation efforts or to those that might be undertaken generally? Three lists were used for sampling Medicaid waiver service providers (n=327) sheltered employment (ESOs n=47) and DRS field offices (n=39). There were 141 responses for a response rate of 34.1%. Results were tabulated and summarized in a bulleted document. Tables and the bullet summary were delivered to the sponsor. No written report was done. A PowerPoint presentation was created later for use by John Toscano.
Sample
List of service providers in VA compiled by VIA.
Principal Investigators
James Ellis
Client Name
John Toscano
Sponsor
Virginia Institute of Autism Charlottesville VA
Project ID
7.1
Year
2007

Center for Politics Message Testing

Overview
With support of a grant from the UVA Center for Politics and cooperation from AAPOR and YouGov/Polimetrix CSR conducted an experiment to determine if respondent experience could be improved by changing the design of political message testing polls. The nationwide internet survey fielded by YouGov asked about a generic congressional race and included negative and some positive statements about each party's performance in Congress. Treatments varied in the balance of statements the way they were introduced and the test question wording. Better design significantly improved respondent experience. Results presented at AAPOR disseminated to political consultants and published in MRA' Alert magazine.
Sample
Data collection by YouGov/Polimetrix gathered complete responses from 2086 qualified members of their internet panel
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Project ID
7.09
Year
2007

Fairfax County Department of Family Services

Overview
The Fairfax County Department of Family Services survey is a client satisfaction survey. The survey was a self-administered paper survey that was mailed to clients' home addresses. The survey was maled to a random sample of 3500 clients. All questionnaires were made available in English as well as five other languages. This was the second survey conducted for the Fairfax County Department of Family Services.
Sample
Random sample of 3500 of the Fairfax County Department of Family Services clients. Sample was selected proportionate to the number of clients in each of the four major sections.
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Liz Henry
Project ID
7.08
Year
2007

PWC Citizen Satisfaction Survey 2008

Overview
This survey was designed to determine residents’ opinions about quality of life in Prince William County to determine residents’ level of satisfaction with a number of services the County provides and to measure citizen opinion about the way in which the County is managing growth and development. Of particular interest was whether or not citizen opinion has changed on some key issues since the 1993 survey also conducted by CSR. New features of this year’s survey are the inclusion of cell-phone respondents and the addition of new questions related to the County’s immigration policy adopted by the County Board of Supervisors in July 2007 and implemented by the Police Department in Spring 2008.
Sample
RDD General Listed Targeted Listed Cell
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Larry Keller
Sponsor
Prince William County
Project ID
7.21
Year
2007

Civil Commitment Study

Overview
In support of the work of the Commission on Mental Health Law Reform CSR assisted Dr. McGarvey with advanced statistical analyses including cluster analysis of data describing details of commitment proceedings statewide and characteristics of the persons who were subjects of these proceedings.
Sample
Data were collected on Virginia commitment cases from the prior year using separate reports from the courts and from assigned case workers.
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Elizabeth McGarvey
Sponsor
Commonwealth of Virginia--Commission on Mental Health Law Reform
Project ID
7.2
Year
2007

Aid and Application Awareness 2008

Overview
Survey of high school seniors and their decisions about going to college. Initial survey in the fall interviewed parents as well as students before applications were due. Respondents had the choice of responding on the web or by mail. Parents had to actively consent before students could be contacted. A Valentine's Day postcard was sent to students to keep an active line of communication open. Advance letters and emails were sent directly to students for the Spring questionnaires. Students were guided to the web version as easier and quicker. Most chose to use this method. Initial mailing was to 1100 parents and kids and with follow up responding students in Spring 08. Incentives of $20 for the Fall surveys $25 for the Spring survey awith an advance of $2 with the questionnaire itself. 623 students finished both questionnaires.
Sample
Mailing to 1100 parents and kids and follow up on students in Spring 08
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Sarah Turner
Sponsor
Spencer Foundation
Project ID
7.22
Year
2007

Spotsylvania County 06

Overview
Repeat of 2005 survey
Principal Investigators
Kate Wood
Client Name
E Pennington
Project ID
6.029
Year
2006

Student Health--ALC Norming Survey '03

Overview
CSR assisted the Department of Student Health with its third annual norming survey of alcohol use by UVA students by designing a stratified sampling plan for the survey. Margins of error were optimized in the design by examining response rates and descriptive statistics from the prior year’s survey.
Principal Investigators
Abdoulaye Diop
Client Name
Jennifer Bauerle
Sponsor
Uva Department of Student Health
Project ID
7.19
Year
2003

Interquest Multi-function Printers

Overview
This project conducted on behalf of INTERQUEST a consulting firm specialized in the digital printing market was about a study on the usage of multifunction systems—integrated copier/printer/scanner devices—in the office environment. Interquest studies trends in the industry and makes recommendations to Manufacturers and users through their industry publications.
Sample
Listed from client
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Gilles Biscos
Sponsor
INTERQUEST
Project ID
7.02
Year
2007

HR Restructuring Survey 06

Overview
In July 2006 Virginia approved the Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act which gives state universities freedom to control areas such as personnel management. The Human Resources Staff of both universities collaborated closely with CSR to construct a common questionnaire to respond to this action. The purpose of this project was to conduct a comprehensive survey of the supervisors and staff of Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia to assess their attitudes toward human resources policies. The results of the survey were used to guide the restructuring process of the institutions’ human resources practices. The principle mode was internet with telephone reminders and some paper completions.
Sample
Dataset will include all data collected at UVA and VT
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Project ID
6.025
Year
2007

Need Assessment for Adult Autism Care

Overview
CSR provided data analysis and consultation on data reporting to the Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA) for a web-based survey of families with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders to determine future treatment and support needs. The survey was independently designed and executed by VIA. There were 210 respondents to the survey. VIA prepared a written report of the results using CSR data analyses and consultation from CSR.
Sample
Responses were collected by the Sponsor via a Web survey.
Principal Investigators
James Ellis
Sponsor
Virginia Institute of Autism
Project ID
7.18
Year
2007

Albemarle County Leverage Analysis

Overview
Conducted leverage analysis to determine how the delivery of county services impact on citizen satisfaction
Sample
Used data obtained in the Albemarle Strategic Planning Survey
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Albemarle County
Sponsor
Albemarle County
Project ID
5.024
Year
2005

TNE - Semi-structured Ivs

Overview
The purpose of the study was to discover if and how this small number of students thought their Religious Studies training had prepared them well for teaching.
Sample
Respondents were UVA alumni Religious Studies majors who had also received a Masters in Teaching.
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Sponsor
This project was supported by a Teachers for a New Era mini-grant from the Education school at UVA.
Project ID
5.025
Year
2005

DMV Customer Satisfaction 2006

Overview
Statewide RDD telephone survey of DMV customers.
Sample
1200 (2/3 RDD 1/3 EWP)
Principal Investigators
David Hartman
Sponsor
Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
Project ID
5.032
Year
2005

Center for Politics - 2005 Governor's Race

Overview
Post election survey with oversample of youth
Sample
RDD 800 plus 250 youth targeted
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Center for Politics
Sponsor
UVA Center for Politics
Project ID
5.028
Year
2005

American Medical Student Association (AMSA) - NPCW 2005

Overview
CSR prepared questionnaires that were made available to attendees at the annual American Medical Student Association Foundation (AMSA) conference in November 2005. CSR received the responses gathered from that event and tabulated them. Three different evaluation surveys were utilized one for Student Leader Evaluation another for Area Health Education Centers and the last for NHSC Ambassador Evaluations.
Sample
Attendees at the annual American Medical Student Association (AMSA) conference for National Primary Care Week (NPCW)
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
AMSA Project Manager
Sponsor
American Medical Student Association Foundation (AMSA)
Project ID
5.033
Year
2005

PWC Organizational Survey 2006

Overview
The purpose of this survey was to assess employee satisfaction with their work environment and whether or not employees are living out the County's vision and values. Of the 2662 employees who participated in the survey 794 chose the paper version of the survey and 1 868 chose the online version. The survey response rate is 78.9% an impressive turnout and an improvement over the 70% response rate for the 2004 Organizational survey.
Sample
3500 employees sample 2662 (79%) complete
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Project ID
5.03
Year
2005

C-TPAT - ViaTech Systems

Overview
Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) is a voluntary government-business initiative established by Customs Border Patrol following the September 11 terrorist attacks. The main purpose of C-TPAT is to build cooperate relationships that strengthen and improve overall international supply chain and U.S. border security. The project was a survey of C-TPAT members to understand the benefits of being a C-TPAT partner and to track the costs and return on investment of being associated with C-TPAT membership. The project included an SME (Subject Matter Expert) workshop semi-structured interviews a pilot study and a web questionnaire.
Sample
All companies enrolled in the C-TPAT program (about 6000 firms)
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Victor & Eric Kan Paul Howard Jaime Ramsey
Sponsor
Customs and Border Patrol U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Project ID
6.007
Year
2006

Spotsylvania County Citizen Satisfaction 2005

Overview
This survey was designed to determine residents' opinions about quality of life in Spotsylvania County to determine residents' level of satisfaction with a number of services the County provides and to measure citizen opinion about the way in which the County is managing growth and development. Of particular interest was whether or not citizen opinion has changed on some key issues since the 2004 survey also conducted by CSR.
Sample
803 residents of Spotsylvania County Virginia
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Deputy County Administrator Spotsylvania County
Sponsor
County of Spotsylvania Virginia
Project ID
5.027
Year
2005

Strayer VYTP Smoking Cessation

Overview
The purpose of this survey is to determine youth smoking cessation counseling needs of generalist physicians and to identify these information needs among pediatricians and family practice physicians. The survey was a self-administered paper survey which was sent to statewide sample of 502 generalist physicians.
Sample
500 General and Family Practice doctors
Principal Investigators
Robin Bebel
Sponsor
Va Dept of Family Medicine
Project ID
5.031
Year
2005

West Philadelphia Community Health Priorities Survey

Overview
RDD phone survey on community priorities for health promotion and disease prevention conducted to learn more about the health issues and concerns that are important to people who live in West or Southwest Philadelphia.
Sample
RDD sample of West Philadelphia area screened to yield African Americans age 22 and older. 202 completed the survey.
Principal Investigators
Robin Bebel
Client Name
Professor Chanita Hughes Halbert University of Pennsylvania
Sponsor
National Institutes of Health
Project ID
6.002
Year
2006