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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Community Noise Attitudinal Survey Guidelines.
CORP Author Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA. Inst. for Survey Research.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Noise Abatement and Control.
Year Published 1981
Report Number EPA-68-01-3840;
Stock Number PB81-244295
Additional Subjects Noise reduction ; Urban areas ; Attitude surveys ; Problem solving ; Sampling ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB81-244295 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation 147p
The report was prepared by EPA, Office of Noise Abatement and Control, in support of its function to provide technical assistance to communities. It is one of nine which comprises the Community Noise Assessment Manual. The Manual provides a comprehensive and computerized system for assessing the noise problems of a community and then planning a noise control strategy for its abatement. This report provides a procedure for implementing a survey of people's attitudes toward noise. An attitudinal questionnaire to be administered to city residents is provided. The survey technique to be employed is telephone interviewing. Also, provided are the procedures for using a probability sampling technique to estimate the characteristics of the population. A method for analyzing the collected data is discussed.