Overview

The Center for Survey Research conducts a wide array of surveys for a diverse clientele. We work with organizations on a one time-basis or on reoccurring survey projects. Contact us if you would like to discuss your survey project needs.  

Fluvanna Co.
Overview:
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Project ID:
6.022
Client Name:
Elizabeth Fortune
Principal Investigators:
Tom Guterbock
Year:
2006
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.
Project ID:
7.15
Client Name:
J Monahan
Sponsor:
UVA Law School
Principal Investigators:
Tom Guterbock
Sample:
List of all participants of 1990 study at UVA Law School that could be found
Year:
2007
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.
Project ID:
6.024
Client Name:
Paula McClain
Sponsor:
Duke University
Principal Investigators:
Tom Guterbock
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.
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.
Project ID:
7.16
Client Name:
Lori Allshouse Lee Caitlin
Sponsor:
County of Albemarle Community Relations
Principal Investigators:
Tom Guterbock
Sample:
Participants were recruited from those agreeing to further contact after doing the Citizen Satisfaction Survey in 2006.
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.
Project ID:
6.025
Principal Investigators:
Tom Guterbock
Sample:
Dataset will include all data collected at UVA and VT
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.
Project ID:
7.17
Client Name:
Tom Ward
Sponsor:
Reston Comm Center
Principal Investigators:
Robin Bebel
Sample:
listed sample of residents of Small Tax District #5
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.
Project ID:
6.027
Client Name:
Lou Rossiter Christy Jensen
Sponsor:
College of William & Mary - Schroeder Center
Principal Investigators:
Tom Guterbock
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.
Year:
2006
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.
Project ID:
7.18
Sponsor:
Virginia Institute of Autism
Principal Investigators:
James Ellis
Sample:
Responses were collected by the Sponsor via a Web survey.
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.
Project ID:
6.028
Client Name:
Ernie Pennington
Sponsor:
County of Spotsylvania
Principal Investigators:
Tom Guterbock
Sample:
RDD & Listed
Year:
2007
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.
Project ID:
7.19
Client Name:
Jennifer Bauerle
Sponsor:
Uva Department of Student Health
Principal Investigators:
Abdoulaye Diop
Year:
2003
Spotsylvania County 06
Overview:
Repeat of 2005 survey
Project ID:
6.029
Client Name:
E Pennington
Principal Investigators:
Kate Wood
Year:
2006
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.
Project ID:
7.2
Client Name:
Elizabeth McGarvey
Sponsor:
Commonwealth of Virginia--Commission on Mental Health Law Reform
Principal Investigators:
Tom Guterbock
Sample:
Data were collected on Virginia commitment cases from the prior year using separate reports from the courts and from assigned case workers.
Year:
2007
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.
Project ID:
6.031
Client Name:
Kristina Alimard Sharon Herbert
Sponsor:
The Uva Investment Management Company commissioned CSR to conduct a survey of all full-time employees.
Principal Investigators:
Tom Guterbock
Sample:
21 employees
Year:
2006
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.
Project ID:
7.21
Client Name:
Larry Keller
Sponsor:
Prince William County
Principal Investigators:
Tom Guterbock
Sample:
RDD General Listed Targeted Listed Cell
Year:
2007
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.
Project ID:
7.02
Client Name:
Gilles Biscos
Sponsor:
INTERQUEST
Principal Investigators:
Tom Guterbock
Sample:
Listed from client
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.
Project ID:
7.22
Client Name:
Sarah Turner
Sponsor:
Spencer Foundation
Principal Investigators:
Tom Guterbock
Sample:
Mailing to 1100 parents and kids and follow up on students in Spring 08
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.
Project ID:
7.03
Client Name:
Jennifer Young
Sponsor:
Division of Gynecologic Oncology and the Cancer Center at the University of Virginia Health System
Principal Investigators:
Tom Guterbock
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).
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.
Project ID:
7.23
Client Name:
Juliana Marques
Sponsor:
UVa Health Services Foundation
Principal Investigators:
Abdoulaye Diop
Sample:
The survey targeted all employees of HSF. In 2007 356 out of 405 employees completed the survey for a response rate of 88%.
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.
Project ID:
7.07
Client Name:
Kurt Elward
Sponsor:
Southern Health
Principal Investigators:
Robin Bebel
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.
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.
Project ID:
7.08
Client Name:
Liz Henry
Principal Investigators:
Tom Guterbock
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.
Year:
2007

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