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Dynamic Variability in Speech: a Forensic Phonetic Study of British English, 2006-2007

F. Nolan
This is a qualitative data collection.<br> <br> The aim of the DyViS database is to provide a database of 100 speakers of similar age and with the same accent, primarily with a view to studying variation in personal voice characteristics untrammelled by accent variation. Such a resource has applications in forensic phonetic research, but will also be useful for studying many linguistic aspects of speech. The speakers are all male, aged between 18 and 25...

Farm Business Survey, 1998-1999: Special Licence Access

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The <i>Farm Business Survey</i> (FBS) is conducted annually to collect business information from c.2,400 farms in England and Wales. The FBS provides information on the financial position and physical and economic performance of farm businesses, to inform policy decisions on matters affecting farm businesses and to enable analysis of impacts of policy options. It is intended to serve the needs of farmers, farming and land management interest groups, government (both national and European), government partners,...

Deterrents and Incentives to Crime among Youths Aged 15-21 Years, 1963

Office Of Population Censuses
The purpose of this survey was to collect data in order to examine the effectiveness of influences restraining young males (aged 15 - 21) from offending against the law.

Study of Attitudes to Public and Private Welfare, 1984

E. Papadakis & P. Taylor-Gooby
The purpose of this study was to analyse public attitudes to welfare provision in the main areas of pensions, health care and education. The principal focus is on ambivalence in support for public and private provision and on explanations that suggest (a) the experience of coercion by officials and professionals; (b) self-interest; (c) party identification as major reasons for this.<br>

Public Attitudes towards Sentenced Offenders and Abortion, 1982

N. Walker & C. Marsh
The survey was designed as a randomised experiment with four conditions:<br> (1) To test certain hypotheses about the influence of (i) the choice of sentence; (ii) judges' moral evaluation of offences; (iii) peers' moral evaluation of them; (iv) adult householders' moral evaluation of them.<br> (2) To intestigate whether public opinion polls on abortion have any influence over individual attitudes towards abortion.

Labour Force Survey Two-Quarter Longitudinal Dataset, October 2010 - March 2011

Farm Business Survey, 2000-2001: Special Licence Access

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For the second edition (January 2003), data and documentation were resupplied by DEFRA. The new data excludes sections I, J and Y of the questionnaire (noted in the User Guide). The <i>Farm Business Survey</i> (FBS) is conducted annually to collect business information from c.2,400 farms in England and Wales. The FBS provides information on the financial position and physical and economic performance of farm businesses, to inform policy decisions on matters affecting farm businesses and...

Labour Force Survey Five-Quarter Longitudinal Dataset, January 2010 - March 2011

Social Capital and Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Performance, 2000-2002

P. N. Cooke & N. C. Clifton
In the UK, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) now provide more employment and business turnover than large firms and public organisations together. Statistically, firms with under 250 employees in 1998 employed 57% of the workforce and accounted for 54% of turnover. This fits in with government policies to promote small businesses and self-employment more generally. Small size, however, creates problems as well as opportunities. Whereas large firms may operate with special departments to look after...

Socio-technical Systems and Call Centres : a Case Study Investigation, 1999-2000

G. Callaghan
Following a growth in the number of people employed in call centres, defined as those workers who simultaneously use a telephone and computer, this research project set out to investigate the way social and technical systems are used in their work organisation. The research focused particularly on the role such systems play in defining skill, establishing training strategies, and their impact on issues of trust and autonomy in the workplace. The project data drew on...

ONS Opinions Survey, June 2009

Social Survey Division Office For National Statistics
The <i>Opinions and Lifestyle Survey</i>, formerly known as <i>ONS Opinions Survey</i> or <i>Omnibus</i>, is a regular, multi-purpose survey which was carried out in eight months of the year from 1990 until April 2005, when it began to run monthly. Following the 'Fit for Future' consultation carried out by ONS at the beginning of 2014, the decision was taken to revert to running the survey in eight months of the year only; therefore from April 2014...

Family Expenditure Survey, 1993-1994

The <i>Family Expenditure Survey</i> (FES), which closed in 2001, was a continuous survey with an annual sample of around 10,000 households. They provided information on household and personal incomes, certain payments that recurred regularly (e.g. rent, gas and electricity bills, telephone accounts, insurances, season tickets and hire purchase payments), and maintained a detailed expenditure record for 14 consecutive days.<br> <br> The original purpose of the FES was to provide information on spending patterns for the...

Quarterly Labour Force Survey, January - March, 1996

Northern Ireland Statistics & Social Office For National Statistics
This study was deposited in 2008, as a result of the move from seasonal to calendar quarters for the QLFS, and the reweighting process to 2007-2008 population figures. It combines data from previously-available QLFS seasonal quarter datasets. The depositor has advised that small revisions to the data may have been made during this process, but they should not be significant.<br> <br> For the second edition (October 2009), a new version of the data file was...

International Passenger Survey, 2002

Social Survey Division Office For National Statistics
The depositor recommends that only expert users who are familiar with the coding and weighting structures use this dataset as limited support is available. Some considerable understanding of the data is required before meaningful analyses can be made, and care must be taken when performing time series operations as codes can vary from year to year. Not all variables from one years dataset are used in other years.<br> <br> The data comprises five files, ALCOHOL,...

Quarterly Labour Force Survey, July - September, 1997

Northern Ireland Statistics & Social Office For National Statistics
This study was deposited in 2008, as a result of the move from seasonal to calendar quarters for the QLFS, and the reweighting process to 2007-2008 population figures. It combines data from previously-available QLFS seasonal quarter datasets. The depositor has advised that small revisions to the data may have been made during this process, but they should not be significant.<br> <br> <p><strong>Background</strong><br>The&nbsp;<em>Labour Force Survey</em>&nbsp;(LFS) is a unique source of information using international definitions of employment...

English Housing Survey, 2009-2010: Household Data

Continuous Household Survey, 1990-1991

For the second edition, data from Record 11 (Income) were added to the study. <p>The <i>Continuous Household Survey</i> (CHS) is one of the largest continuous surveys carried out in Northern Ireland. The survey is designed, conducted and analysed by the Central Survey Unit of the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA). It is based on a sample of the general population resident in private households and has been running since 1983. The Survey is...

Local Authority Housing Policy and Practice, 1973; West Bromwich Transfer List

P. Niner
A series of surveys were carried out to provide factual and detailed information on the performance of 6 local authorities in council house allocation, improvement grants, council mortgages and council house sales. The information was intended to support inter-authority comparisons, and to check on variability of policy and practice. The emphasis was on the extent to which housing need was being met and housing opportunities created.

SPHERE Study: Secondary Prevention of Heart Disease in General Practice, 2003-2008

C. Hirst
The SPHERE Study: Secondary Prevention of Heart Disease in General Practice, was the largest ever non-pharmaceutical trial in Irish general practice. The aim of the study was to design, implement and test the effectiveness of a complex intervention to improve the process of care and objective clinical outcomes for patients with established coronary heart disease in primary care.<br> <br> The SPHERE intervention was designed in consultation with patients and practitioners. Based on principles of patient-centred...

National Surveys of NHS Patients: Cancer, 1999-2000

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This is the third in a series of National Surveys of NHS Patients, designed to monitor the performance of the NHS from the patient's perspective. This survey assesses the quality of care experienced by patients with one of six types of cancer - breast, colorectal, lung, ovarian, prostate and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The overall aim was to provide data which could be used to inform performance management by highlighting areas in need of improvement. The survey...

Continuous Household Survey, 1987

For the second edition, data from Record 11 (Income) were added to the study. <p>The <i>Continuous Household Survey</i> (CHS) is one of the largest continuous surveys carried out in Northern Ireland. The survey is designed, conducted and analysed by the Central Survey Unit of the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA). It is based on a sample of the general population resident in private households and has been running since 1983. The Survey is...

Quarterly Labour Force Survey, October - December, 1996

Social Office For National Statistics & Northern Ireland Statistics
This study was deposited in 2008, as a result of the move from seasonal to calendar quarters for the QLFS, and the reweighting process to 2007-2008 population figures. It combines data from previously-available QLFS seasonal quarter datasets. The depositor has advised that small revisions to the data may have been made during this process, but they should not be significant.<br> <br> <p><strong>Background</strong><br>The&nbsp;<em>Labour Force Survey</em>&nbsp;(LFS) is a unique source of information using international definitions of employment...

Workplace Employment Relations Survey, 2004: Teaching Dataset

L. Stokes & J. Forth
The <i>Workplace Employment Relations Survey, 2004: Teaching Dataset</i> is a slimmed down version of the <i>Workplace Employee Relations Survey, 2004: Cross-Section Survey</i>, (WERS) (available at the UKDA under SN 5294). The dataset contains all of the workplaces and employees that participated in the WERS 2004 Cross-Section Survey, but contains only a subset of the data collected in the survey in order to make the dataset more manageable. This subset comprises a selection of the data...

Mathematics Attitudes : Three Welsh Schools, 1982

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The aim of this survey was to contribute towards research in three case study schools as part of a joint EOC/Clwyd County Council project on equal opportunities and the secondary school curriculum.

Informal Networks and the Representation of Workers’ Interests in the United Kingdom Audio-Visual Industries, 2004-2005

V. Antcliff, M. Stuart & R. Saundry
This project explored the nature and functions of a range of informal networks developed by freelance workers to represent and defend their interests in the UK audio-visual (AV) industries. The structure of employment in this sector has changed considerably over the past two decades. Worker insecurity and uncertainty have developed as permanent jobs are replaced by freelance and short-term contracts. Over this period Trade Union influence and recognition has been eroded while the importance of...

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