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Victorian Drug Household Survey, 1993

Stanford Harrison
The Victorian Drug Household Survey (VDHS) was conducted as an extension to the fourth National Campaign Against Drugs and Alcohol (NCADA) National Drug Household Survey (NDHS). Prior to 1993, the NCADA NDHS had been conducted on three occasions: 1985, 1988 and 1991. The same questionnaire as used in the 1993 NDHS was the basis for this supplementary survey, although a number of new questions were added and others of broader national interest were dropped. The...

The African Family Project, Nigerian Segment, 1973: File p1a

John C. Caldwell, Helen Ware & F.O. Okediji
The Changing African Family Project is segmented into 3 projects, which aims to assess family and household structure in African communities. Project 1, titled “The Beginning of Family Limitation”, focuses on fertility, fertility control and family planning communication. This Project is further split into 2 files, Part A & Part B, where Part B addresses only those female participants who have ever used any form of birth control, traditional or modern. Project 2, titled “The...

The African Family Project, Nigerian Segment, 1973: File p1b

John C. Caldwell, Helen Ware & F.O. Okediji
The Changing African Family Project is segmented into 3 projects, which aims to assess family and household structure in African communities. Project 1, titled “The Beginning of Family Limitation”, focuses on fertility, fertility control and family planning communication. This Project is further split into 2 files, Part A & Part B, where Part B addresses only those female participants who have ever used any form of birth control, traditional or modern. Project 2, titled “The...

Canberra population survey, March 1978

Kenneth R.W. Brewer, Roger Jones & Erica Fisher
In this omnibus survey, topics investigated were tenure, duration and location of residence in current and previous dwelling, occurrence of disability in household members, opinions on child care, ideal family size, contraception, family planning services and abortion advice services. Additional topics investigated were ratings and use of Canberra radio, attitudes to proposals for the constitutional development of the Australian Capital Territory, voting intentions in Legislative Assembly and House of Representative elections, opinions on local and...

Canberra mental health survey, 1971

Brian L. Hennessy, Warwick Bruen & James S. Cullen
In order to provide information for the planning of intervention and research in the field of mental health, a survey of Canberra residents was conducted. All members of selected households were surveyed using different data collection forms for adults, adolescents, children and infants. Data from adults included period of residence, reason for moving to Canberra, satisfaction with Canberra, social contacts, activities outside the home and organisational membership. Mental health factors included life satisfaction, life events,...

Australian family formation project, Melbourne survey, 1977: Follow-up survey

John C. Caldwell, Christobel M. Young, Helen Ware & Michael D. Bracher
This survey consists of three segments: a follow-up survey of respondents first interviewed in 1971; a survey of recently married women; and a survey of never married males and females aged 18 to 25. Topics investigated were age at and reasons for leaving parents' home, subsequent living arrangements, child care arrangements where applicable, personal relationships, history of contraceptive use, and attitudes to sexual intercourse, contraception, family planning, family formation, spacing of children and family size....

Religion in Australia, 1966

Hans Mol
The objective of the survey was to provide an outline of the religious patterns and values of the Australian population which would serve as a basic tool for more detailed specific research in years to come, as well as to contribute to international research in the sociology of religion. The questionnaire was divided into two sections: the family schedule containing information which any adult in a family could usually provide for the rest; and the...

Quality of Life survey, Victoria, 1981

Bruce Headey & Alexander J. Wearing
The purpose of this survey, the first wave of a panel study planned for 1981-1991, was to monitor and explain change in levels of subjective well-being and ill-being in people's lives. Interviews will be conducted every two years. The measures of well-being used relate to life satisfaction, happiness, self-fulfilment and positive affect. The measures of ill-being used relate to negative affect, somatic complaints and anxiety. Correlates of well-being and ill-being in the survey include the...

National Social Science Survey 1990 Election Panel

Jonathan Kelley, Clive Bean & Mariah D. R. Evans
This survey is a panel of respondents from the National Social Science Survey 1989 survey. Respondents from that sample were recontacted after the March 1990 federal election and asked for their views on the election and related issues. Variables include a range of social background measures, asked at the time of the 1989 survey; the respondent's federal electoral division and postcode; attitudes on a variety of political issues such as government's role in the economy,...

Academic Staff Perceptions Survey, 1993

Robert G. Baker
This study was conducted to investigate how academic staff valued teaching and learning and how they perceived it was valued across the university. It specifically focused on the 'Valuing of Teaching' in relation to: research and publishing, promotional processes, students, university administration, key aspects of teaching including modes of delivery, assessment, feedback, personal teaching development, school/department teaching and development, and the demographics of teaching at Curtin University. Variables included academics' position, status, years at Curtin...

Sources of Australian Academics' Qualifications, 1992

Don Anderson
The purpose of the study was to identify and explore some broad contours of qualifications in academia- levels, sources, mobility- and compare these characteristics through time. The study aimed to examine the range of qualifications held by academic staff, as demonstrated by the institution/country of primary degree, and the pattern of mobility between primary and postgraduate degree study. Information was obtained from staff handbooks, calendars, faxes and The Australian Tertiary Handbook Collection On Microfiche on...

Knowledge Worker Research Project, Employee Survey, 1995

Stephen Frenkel, Leigh Donoghue, Marek Korczynski, Karen Shire & May Tam
The Knowledge Worker Research Project is an international study focusing on front-line service and knowledge workers in the banking and telecommunications industries. The aim is to understand how skilled work is effectively organised, supported and managed in order to deliver high performance outcomes. The survey includes respondents from the United States of America, Australia and Japan. Variables include attitudes towards technology, information, creativity, and the kind of skills, learning, training and knowledge that are important....

Non-institutionalised aged in Sydney, 1981

Hal Kendig, Diane Gibson & Donald T. Rowland
This study was designed to test hypotheses and develop population estimates regarding the social integration and social support of non-institutionalised people aged 60 and over living in Sydney. The core of the questionnaire aimed to identify the individuals who were important to respondents in terms of exchanges of instrumental assistance, emotional closeness, social interaction, and family structure: characteristics of these other persons were also recorded. Other variables included basic demographic and personal characteristics; various objective...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Enforcement and Compliance Survey

Vibeke Lehmann Neilsen, John Braithwaite & Christine Parker
The ACCC Enforcement and Compliance Survey is a national survey that was conducted for RegNet (at the Australian National University) to assess the attitudes, beliefs and experiences of Australian businesses in relation to compliance with competition and consumer protection law and the enforcement activities of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). This survey is part of the ACCC Enforcement and Compliance Project which utilises qualitative and quantitative research methods to empirically describe the ACCC's...

Drug use among Canberra high school students, 1973 - 1974

Robert P. Irwin
In order to study the dynamics of drug use in the Canberra high school population, two surveys were conducted, one in 1973 and the other in 1974. The surveys were concerned with the context of drug use by the individual, including attitudes (measured by semantic differential scales) and use by significant others, as well as actual use and perceived future use. Drugs investigated were alcohol, L.S.D., marijuana, heroin, painkillers, sedatives, pep pills, tobacco and caffeine.

Inquiry into education and training (Williams inquiry): national educational survey, 1977

Terence W. Beed
On behalf of the Committee of Inquiry into Education and Training, surveys of students and staff in all sectors of Australian post-secondary education were conducted to gather basic information on career choice, preparation and planning; the characteristics of students and staff, and to survey attitudes towards certain issues of importance to post secondary education in the seventies. In this survey of students, background variables are age, sex, educational and occupational background of parents, country of...

Inquiry into education and training(Williams inquiry): national survey of post-s

Terence W. Beed
On behalf of the Committee of Inquiry into Education and Training, surveys of students and staff in all sectors of Australian post-secondary education were conducted to gather basic information on career choice, preparation and planning; the characteristics of students and staff; and to survey attitudes towards certain issues of importance to post secondary education in the seventies. In this survey of staff, background variables are age, sex, educational and occupational background of parents, country of...

Contraception use and ease of access to sexual health and family planning information

The overall objective of the survey was to identify how women and men gain information to maintain their sexual health and control fertility, and to establish thier current preferences and practices in both contraception and protection from sexually transmitted diseases. It also aimed to identify awareness of Family Planning Association Clinics (FPA), past usage of FPA and intention to use in the future. Main variables include for birth control and prevention of disease: use of...

Community Attitudes To Road Safety, 1993

Philip Mitchell-Taverner & Kathryn Adams
This study is the seventh in a series of similar national studies since 1986. It was conducted for the Federal Office of Road Safety to monitor community attitudes to various aspects of road safety. The main variables were attitudes towards cause of accidents; random breath testing and blood alcohol levels; licence holding and driving; speeding; occupant restraints and, involvement in road accidents. Background variables include occupation, education, sex and age.

Victorian Drug Strategy Household Survey, 1995

Luz Bland & Mark Blackburn
This study is the second in a series of Victoria-specific surveys undertaken in conjuction with the National Drug Strategy. The primary objectives of the study were to obtain a) an update on data related to community attitudes, behaviour and knowledge of drugs and b) information on both emerging drug issues and what Victorians see as priorities for government action. The information collected in the survey is to be used to improve the effectiveness of and...

Deterrence of Marijuana use among year 10 and year 11 students in NSW, 1992

Ross Homel
In light of the current drug policy which acts to deter drug use through law enforcement, the study was undertaken to investigate whether the threat of legal punishment has any influence on marijuana use by high school aged students. Using a proven theoretical model, influence was measured both in terms of direct deterrence (e.g. through perceptions of arrest risk and fear of punishment) and indirect deterrence (e.g. physical and material cost of complying or not...

Evaluation of the Peer Support Program (Student Drug Prevention) 1986-1987

The Peer Support program is a school based program funded by the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse (NCADA) as a drug prevention strategy. Prior to the existence of the NCADA the program was funded through the NSW Drug and Alcohol Authority. This evaluation was conducted with the aim of addressing the questions: is the program an effective drug prevention strategy; what factors contribute to its success or failure? The study included a pre-test and post-test...

National Drug Strategy Household Survey: Urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Supplement, 1994

Peter Vuksa & Jennifer Kelly
This survey is part of the series of National Drug Strategy Household Surveys, which are conducted periodically to evaluate elements of the National Drug Strategy (formerly National Campaign Against Drug Abuse (NCADA)). This survey aimed to provide baseline data on drug abuse for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, provide an indication and measurement of drug related problems in urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander settings and assist in identifying needs and strategies to address the...

Manly Hospital Cohort Study, 1996-1998

Deborah Saltman
The Manly Hospital Cohort Study was undertaken to examine functional status over time in an elderly population with an acute hospital admision, and to determine the relationship between changes in functioning and documented evidence of after hospital services planning. Variables include various indices of functional status - physical, role physical, bodily pain, general health perception, vitality, social functioning, role emotional and mental health; admission DRG; recommendation and acceptance of continuity of care; types of care...

Census of Clients of Treatment Service Agencies, 2001: Core (client) data and Agency data

Richard Mattick
A fourth national census of clients of treatment service agencies (COTSA) was conducted to identify the characteristics of clients attending drug and alcohol treatment services and to compare the drug and alcohol problems being treated over the eleven years since the first census. In addition, these findings could be compared with information on the prevalence of substance use problems, mortality rates, and attitudinal data, and used to determine the extent to which people with such...

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