Trade and Poverty Reduction Survey Project PartnersThe RockefellerFoundationThe William and FloraHewlett Foundation
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, based in Wavre, Belgium was commissioned to conduct the survey and collectdata from France, Germany, Great Britain, and the United States. The survey interviews were conducted by telephone(CATI: Computer Assisted Telephone Interviews). In each of the four countries, approximately 1,000 men and women 18years and older were interviewed using a random digit-dialing technique. The fieldwork for the survey was conductedMay 13-25, 2004.For results based on the total sample in each of the four countries, one can say with 95 percent confidence that themargin of error attributable to sampling and other random effects is plus or minus 3 percentage points. For results basedon the total aggregated sample, the margin of error is less than plus or minus 1.5 percentage points. Results of the ques-tions based on a typical sample of 330 produced a 95 percent confidence that the margin of error is plus or minus 5.4 per-cent. All data was weighted by sex and age to reflect the overall population. “No answer” responses were coded as“don’t know”.
You can review or download the survey results and the questionnaires in all three languages by visiting GMF’s website atwww.gmfus.org. John Audley can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hans Anker can be contacted at email@example.com.