Publications Related to "Michael Weeks"


Optimal call scheduling for a telephone survey

Contacting a suitable respondent at home and securing the interview is a significant component of the typical house-hold telephone survey. An optimal calling schedule minimizes the number of callbacks required and thus conserves resources. This...


Effects of an advance telephone call in a personal interview survey

During October and November 1982, 1,260 Medicare-eligible senior citizens were interviewed in a survey focusing on health care of the elderly. As part of the survey, an experiment was conducted in each of the three survey sites to determine the...