Thomas Guterbock of Crozet, Director of the Center for Survey Research at the University of Virginia, has been named the 2017 recipient of the John M. Kennedy Achievement Award, given by the Association of Academic Survey Research Organizations (AASRO) for his service and leadership to academic survey research.
CSR releases results of a survey on the swimming ability of adults and children in the Jefferson Area. Results point to a substantial racial disparity in the ability to swim, a gap that puts African-American children in our area at greater risk of death by drowning if they are involved in a water accident.
CSR completed a 2014 report on the effectiveness of Facebook as a recruiting tool for survey respondents, particularly for health studies. Earlier this year, this report was presented at AAPOR discussing the progress of the ongoing study. Below is the link for the 2015 AAPOR presentation.
Our poster, "Are Women Willing to Change Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines?" won Honorable Mention Poster Honors at the 39th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO) in Birmingham, AL! There were over 100 posters presented, and only three awards (two Honorable Mention Honors and one Best Poster Award) were given! Three of the authors are from CSR: Tom Guterbock, Debbie Rexrode, and Casey Eggleston. The poster is based on CSR's 2013 survey of over 1,000 Virginia women.