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FOLLOW-UP SURVEY (OR MULTI-ROUND SURVEY OR MULTI-PHASE SURVEY)

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Definition:
A follow-up survey (or multi-round survey or multi- phase survey) is a type of survey in which households included in it are repeatedly interviewed in the second, third, fourth or more visits, to obtain information on vital events by noting the changes in composition of the households that have taken place between successive visits.

Source Publication:
Handbook of Vital Statistics Systems and Methods, Volume 1: Legal, Organisational and Technical Aspects, United Nations Studies in Methods, Glossary, Series F, No. 35, United Nations, New York 1991.

Statistical Theme: Demographic and population statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, January 04, 2006