4159.0.55.002 - General Social Survey: User Guide, Australia, 2010  
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CONTENTS

Introduction
Includes: Background to the Survey
Survey content
Includes: Information Collected, Content Development, Survey Definitions and Concepts, Comparability with 2006 GSS, Comparability with other ABS surveys
Survey methodology
Includes: Scope and Coverage, Sample Design, Data Collection, Interviews, Interviewers, Questionnaire, Measures to Maximise Response Rates, Response Rates and Sample Achieved, Comparability with 2006 GSS
Data processing
Includes: Data Processing, Weighting, Benchmarking and Estimation
Data quality
Includes: Data Quality, Sampling Error, Non-Sampling Error, Interpretation of Results
Data dissemination
Includes: Data Availability, Related Publications
Using the microdata
Includes: Using the CURF Data, Basic GSS CURF, Expanded GSS CURF, Conditions of Release, Conditions of Sale, Accessing the CURF, Further Information
Additional information
Includes: 2010 GSS Data Item List, 2010 GSS Questionnaire, 2010 GSS Prompt, 2010 GSS CURF Data Item List