Publication - Advice and guidance

Collecting Equality Information Guidance on Asking Questions on: Sexual Orientation

Published: 20 Jun 2011
ISBN:
9781780452333

A guidance note of the recommended questions for collecting data on self-identified sexual orientation.

7 page PDF

878.8 kB

7 page PDF

878.8 kB

Contents
Collecting Equality Information Guidance on Asking Questions on: Sexual Orientation
Footnotes

7 page PDF

878.8 kB

Footnotes

1 ONS (2009), Measuring Sexual identity - A guide for researchers:
http://www.ons.gov.uk/about-statistics/measuring-equality/sexual-identity-project/guidance/measuring-sexual-identity--a-guide-for-researchers.pdf

2 A showcard is a visual aid to help interviewers when a question has multiple response so they can show the respondents the response categories without having to read them out.

3 ONS (2008a), Developing survey questions on sexual identity: Rationale and design of sexual identity questioning on the Integrated Household Survey ( HIS):
http://www.ons.gov.uk/about-statistics/measuring-equality/sexual-identity-project/quest-test-and-implem/rationale-and-design-of-sexual-identity-questioning-on-the-integrated-household-survey--ihs-.pdf

4 ONS (2009), Developing survey questions on sexual identity: Report on the General Lifestyle ( GLF) split - sample pilot:
http://www.ons.gov.uk/about-statistics/measuring-equality/sexual-identity-project/quest-test-and-implem/rationale-and-design-of-sexual-identity-questioning-on-the-integrated-household-survey--ihs-.pdf

5 ONS (2008b), Developing survey questions on sexual identity: Exploring focus groups:
http://www.ons.gov.uk/about-statistics/measuring-equality/sexual-identity-project/sexual-identity-focus-group-report.pdf

6 ONS (2009), Measuring Sexual identity - A guide for researchers:
http://www.ons.gov.uk/about-statistics/measuring-equality/sexual-identity-project/guidance/measuring-sexual-identity--a-guide-for-researchers.pdf

7 ONS (2009), Developing survey questions on sexual identity: Report on the General Lifestyle ( GLF) split - sample pilot:
http://www.ons.gov.uk/about-statistics/measuring-equality/sexual-identity-project/quest-test-and-implem/rationale-and-design-of-sexual-identity-questioning-on-the-integrated-household-survey--ihs-.pdf