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The effect of interviewer image in a virtual-world survey

Publication

  • Report

2010

When survey respondents are consciously or unconsciously influenced by the characteristics of the interviewer, bias in the survey estimates may result. The effects of interviewer characteristics such as gender and race on survey estimates have...

Environmental health risk and the use of biomass stoves in Sri Lanka

Publication

  • Report

2010

This research brief examines environmental health risk and biomass fuel stove use in Sri Lanka. For the majority of Sri Lankan households, biomass fuel is the main resource for cooking. These fuels are a major source of indoor air pollution (IAP...

Building a data infrastructure for conducting research in Ukraine

Publication

  • Report

2010

This report describes the IT infrastructure and health information exchange system (HIES) software developed for the International Consortium for Applied Radiation Research (ICARR) project. The research was conducted under a cooperative agreement...

Zimbabwe in transition: What about the local level?

Publication

  • Report

2010

The world’s attention has remained focused on critical national events in Zimbabwe as the country has moved from the turmoil of 2008 to the establishment of the current Inclusive Government. In the process, the country’s 90 newly elected local...

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