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Scottish Environmental Attitudes and Behaviours Survey 2008 - Technical Report

DescriptionThis report details the technical approach taken for the Scottish Environmental Attitudes and Behaviours Survey 2008 (SEABS'08), and includes a statistical annex.
Official Print Publication DateMarch 2009
Website Publication DateMarch 27, 2009


Sara Davidson, Chris Martin and Steven Treanor, Ipsos MORI
Technical Annex by Prof. Gillian Raab
ISBN 978 0 7559 7496 2 (Web only publication)
ISSN 0950 2254
This document is also available in pdf format (432k)


1 Introduction and background

2 Sampling Approach
Random versus quota sampling
Sampling approach
Achieved sample

3 Questionnaire design
Questionnaire content and structure
Cognitive testing
Survey pilot

4 Fieldwork
Interviewer briefing
Quality control and supervision

5 Coding and Data Processing

6 Data Analysis Approach
Reporting conventions in main report
Methods for examining whether environmental attitudes affect behaviour

7 Summary

Annex by Gillian Raab

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website only