Nebraska Annual Social Indicators Survey, 2013

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The Nebraska Annual Social Indicators Survey (NASIS) aims to survey quality of life in the state of Nebraska, covering topics such as the environment, housing, health, recreation, occupation, education, family life, among others. A set of core questions are repeated each year, and additional questions are purchased by those interested in gathering additional data. The 2013 NASIS asks questions about the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources, wind energy and wildlife, recycling, plant management in Nebraska, and politics and policies.

Data File
Cases: 1,608
Variables: 234
Weight Variable: PWEIGHT
Data Collection
Date Collected: June 24, 2014 - September 16, 2013
Original Survey (Instrument)
NASIS 2012-2013 Methodology Report
Funded By
Department of Sociology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Bureau of Sociological Research, and other state agencies and educational and research organizations
Collection Procedures
The NASIS for 2013 was conducted using a mail survey. Nebraska households with a known postal address were sampled. The adult (age 19 or older) in the household with the next birthday after July 1, 2013 was asked to complete the survey. Prior to 2009, the NASIS was administered as a telephone interview.
Sampling Procedures
"The sample for the 2012-2013 NASIS was purchased from Survey Sampling International, LLC (SSI). A total 3,500 cases were provided to BOSR by SSI on August 6, 2015. These addresses were drawn throughout Nebraska with equal probability of selection." (Source: NASIS 2013-2014 Methodology Report - see link above)
Principal Investigators
Bureau of Sociological Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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