Nebraska Annual Social Indicators Survey, 2015

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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 2015 NASIS asks questions about crime, water quality, 4_H, youth and community, childcare, and gay and lesbian issues.

Data File
Cases: 1,143
Variables: 224
Weight Variable: PWEIGHT
Data Collection
Date Collected: August 12, 2015 - October 20, 2015
Original Survey (Instrument)
NASIS 2014-15 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 2015 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, 2015 was asked to complete the survey. Prior to 2009, the NASIS was administered as a telephone interview.
Sampling Procedures
"The sample for the 2014-2015 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. Known vacant addresses were excluded from the sampling frame. PO Boxes were only included in the sampling frame if there were the only delivery point for an address." (Source: NASIS 2014-2015 Methodology Report - see link above)
Principal Investigators
Bureau of Sociological Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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