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Multilingual Demographic Dictionary, second unified edition, English volume

Closed ended questions

Multilingual Demographic Dictionary, second unified edition, English vol.
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Closed ended questions  (CLOSED ended questions)

The forms 1 used for the collection of information have a number of different names. The term schedule 2 is frequently used, especially the term census schedule 2. Most of the forms are questionnaires 3, particularly when they are designed for completion 4 by the respondents themselves. At other times, officials obtain statements 5, or particulars 6 which they extract 7 from documents primarily used for non-statistical purposes. The questions are usually of two basic types: closed ended questions 8 in which a respondent replies by selecting one out of a limited number of responses listed on the questionnaire or open ended questions 9 to which the respondent may give a spontaneous answer. More...