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I am doing a 1300 word survey paper on unemployment in the state of California. Please help me with the qestions listed below.

Explain the purpose of the survey.
Discuss the preliminary design issues you experienced in creating the survey.
Describe the specific instructions for administering, scoring, and interpreting your survey.

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Thank you for your post. Below are some ideas of how to approach the questions you need to answer.

1. Explain the purpose of the survey

You will need to explain the purpose of your survey in quite a bit of detail. Some questions that you may need to think about include:
a). What question do you want to answer?
b). Why do you want to answer this question now?

Depending on your question, you may want to write something like: the purpose of this study is to find out how many people are unemployed in a specific region and the length of time people have been unemployed. Or it may be: the purpose of the study is to find out what it is like to be unemployed in a specific region today.

It is also important to think about why you are asking this question now? What are you currently interested in about this topic? Also, it is important to talk about what you will do with the data you have collected. Is the purpose of the study to inform someone about a policy you or someone else is developing? Is the purpose to ...

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This solution discusses what is necessary to design, administer, and interpret a survey. The text contains 717 words.