The first year of computer-assisted interviewing for the Canadian Labour Force Survey: CS11-619/95-11E-PDF

an update /

"As a part of its decennial redesign, the Canadian Labour Force Survey (LFS) has recently introduced new technology in data collection. Computer-Assisted Interviewing (CAI) was introduced over a period of four months starting in November 1993. Since March 1994, CAI has replaced traditional paper and pencil data collection. This paper describes the impact of this major change on traditional quality indicators, such as nonresponse, that have been observed in the first year of CAI. The paper also introduces some new data quality indicators for the interview process made possible by CAI. Finally, the paper points to lessons learned from the change in process and identifies future directions"--Abstract.

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Department/Agency Statistics Canada. Methodology Branch.
Title The first year of computer-assisted interviewing for the Canadian Labour Force Survey
Subtitle an update /
Series Title Working paper ;
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Language [English]
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Note Digitized edition from print [produced by Statistics Canada]. "HSMD-95-011E." "December 1995."
Date 1995.
Number of Pages 17 p.
Catalogue Number
  • CS11-619/95-11E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 11-619E no. 95-11
Subject Terms Statistical analysis, Methodology, Surveys