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Please complete this form in order to provide SADA with information about the substantive and technical characteristics of your data. Completing this form ensures that your data will be accurately and thoroughly described for others in the research community.

Part 1: Information about the investigator(s) and depositor

1. Names and institutional affiliations of the Principal Investigator(s) and co-investigator(s) at the time of the data collection effort.
Name(s) of Principal Investigators Institutional affiliation at the time of data collection
1. 
2. 
3. 
Name(s) of co-investigators Institutional affiliation at the time of data collection
1. 
2. 
3. 
4. 
5. 
2. Please provide the contact details of the depositor
Initials Surname
Institutional affiliation
Physical address
Postal code
Postal address
Postal Code
Code Area Code Number
Tel
Fax
Cell
E-mail address
Organization Web Site (if applicable)

Part 2: Study Description

Please complete the following background information about the study

3. Descriptive title

4. Time period covered

5. Geographic coverage of the data (e.g. national)

6. Name of institution(s) or organisation(s) responsible for data collection

7. Name(s) of the sponsoring funding agency(s)

8. Type of data collection (e.g. survey)

9. Unit of analysis (e.g. individual, group)

10. Number of observations/cases

11. Number of variables

12. Overall response rate

13. Were the data weighted?

14. Time dimensions (e.g. panel, trend, cross sectional)

15. List the main objectives of this study.

16. Please specify original languages employed in the study for each of the following:

Questionaire:

Report:

17. Type of data collection (please tick which is applicable):

face-to-face interview
telephone interview
mail survey
internet survey
other

18. Did the instrument (questionnaire) consist of a

structured questionnaire only
open-ended questionnaire only
both structured and open-ended questionnaire

19. Sampling method

simple random sampling
systematic sampling
stratified random sampling
cluster sampling
multi-stage sampling
non-probability sampling (e.g. quota sampling)
no sampling (a census was conducted)

20. Please list the primary publications describing or resulting from the data collection

a.

b.

c.

21. Please list two unpublished papers or reports (if any) describing or resulting from the data collection

a.

b.

Part 3: Technical issues and specifications

22. How many distinctly different data files are included?   
23. Are the data compressed or uncompressed?
24. Can the data files deposited be merged?
25. Are the data zipped or unzipped?
26. Are all the disks submitted to SADA clearly labelled?
27. Do the external labels and filenames correspond?
If no, please provide details
28. Have all the variable names been provided?
29. Have all the value labels been provided?
30. Transfer of data (tick the appropriate box): Stiffy disk (3.5")
CDROM
FTP
31. Which of the following steps were performed
during the processing stage for all the data files
deposited at SADA?
Consistency checks
Missing data
Blanks
Frequencies

32. Description of files: Please list and describe all files in the order they appear on your storage media (include both data and documentation fields).

File name File
structure
Number
of cases
Number
of variables
Record
length
Number
of records
per case
Format
(e.g. ASCII)
             
             
             
             
             

By submitting this form, you give assurance that:

  • SADA has permission to archive and re-disseminate this data under its standard terms of use (only for the purposes of research, research training, teaching and policy decisions, and not for any profit-making).
  • You have the authorization to make the data available through SADA.
  • In preparing the data for archiving, all information (such as telephone numbers and names) directly identifying individual research subjects have been removed.
  • The depositor shall notify SADA of a change of address.
  • The information provided is to the best of your knowledge accurate.