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ToSeek
2002-Jan-24, 01:47 PM
NASA is conducting a survey (http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/tell_nasa_020124.html) to get input from the public on what they should be doing. You can take the survey here. (https://planetary.org/survey/)

odysseus0101
2002-Jan-24, 03:48 PM
On 2002-01-24 08:47, ToSeek wrote:
NASA is conducting a survey (http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/tell_nasa_020124.html) to get input from the public on what they should be doing. You can take the survey here. (https://planetary.org/survey/)


Thanks for the link. Alas, I fear they will get many backwards responses because people are used to 10 being the number of greatest significance on a 1-10 scale. I do a bit of survey research in my field, and I'd be happy to make some suggestions about their format... (It's always nice to come across something on this board that I can speak intelligently about).

Ilya
2002-Jan-24, 03:54 PM
Alas, I fear they will get many backwards responses because people are used to 10 being the number of greatest significance on a 1-10 scale.


Agree. I almost submitted my responses before I noticed the numbers were backward. I fixed it, but many people might not have.


I do a bit of survey research in my field, and I'd be happy to make some suggestions about their format.


Planetary Society's e-mail address is tps@planetary.org

ToSeek
2002-Feb-04, 07:51 PM
Survey results (http://www.planetary.org/html/society/press/survey_results.htm)

odysseus0101
2002-Feb-05, 01:12 AM
On 2002-02-04 14:51, ToSeek wrote:
Survey results (http://www.planetary.org/html/society/press/survey_results.htm)



Thanks for the link to the results! I was very pleased that there was such a large response, but alas, the survey is basically useless for serious public policy research. Sure, interest groups run surveys like this all the time, but because (for example) the respondents are self-selected these surveys do not get an accurate picture of the opinions of the citizenry. While 54,000 people responded, the number of respondents is far less important than the types of respondents. Survey researchers can get a +/- 3 point result from only about 1,300 respondents, if the demographics of those respondents are chosen carefully. But I suspect I don't need to tell most of you about all that...

ljbrs
2002-Feb-05, 02:13 AM
I am a misfit in this survey. Neither my age nor my gender is adequately represented. I almost forgot about my educational information and went back to include that and submitted it all once again. However, they did not seem to have recorded the numbered rankings for amount of education.

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2002-Feb-06, 10:39 AM
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GrapesOfWrath
2002-Feb-06, 11:32 AM
I'll be danged. Your prediction (http://www.badastronomy.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?topic=477&forum=1&start=25&36) was right, HUb'. /phpBB/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif