Survey research report of the Consultative Group on Survey Research. by Canada Council. Consultative Group on Survey Research.

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LC ClassificationsHN29 .C34 1976
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Paginationxi, 50, 110 p. ;
Number of Pages110
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Open LibraryOL4951441M
ISBN 100660003805
LC Control Number76379627

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In research of human subjects, a survey is a list of questions aimed at extracting specific data from a particular group of people.

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