Good books on Surveys

General Information

Questionnaire Design

  • How to design a questionnaire
    • by Wai-Ching Leung, Student BMJ (2001)
    • Brief and important overview of factors to consider
  • Tips for Survey Design
    • by the Stanford Social Science Data and Software Services
    • Tips on  writing questions, plus an overview of question types and responses
  • Principles for Constructing Web Surveys (pdf)
    • by Don Dillman (of the book above) and colleagues
    • Lists and describes principles of respondent-friendly questionnaire design