Validating a survey
Should you have any questions, or would like further information, my team and I would be very happy to help.Structured collections of annotated linguistic data are essential in most areas of NLP, however, we still face many obstacles in using them.These standardized survey classifications, and the questions constructed around them are used commonly in market research and other surveys for classification and/or as units of analysis.The standardized survey classifications and related questions here from PGA Group Consulting Psychologists are about an individual’s sex, marital status, age, occupation (by activity, industry, degree of responsibility), and education.
I hope you have found these standardized survey classifications from PGA Group Consulting Psychologists informative, useful and beneficial.
However, it is necessary in order to describe somebody’s occupation fully to collect data on several dimensions.
Often, only one of these is directly relevant to the survey concerned.
Alternatively, consult with an appropriate professional or trade body, e.g. If you would like to see the live application of several standardized survey classifications questions for individuals (Sex, Age, Country, Occupational Group), please take a look at any of the free tests published on our public test site Real Tests - the personal survey questions are asked at the end of each test, rather than at the beginning in order to help minimize the potential resistance of test-takers to completing the material.
No alternative methods are in regular use for classifying sex other than: The convention is to add widowed, divorced, and separated together, and on surveys where the sample is small or the issue is not crucial, to combine this group with ‘single.’ This is because on most branded goods, their product purchasing behaviour is likely to be nearer to single than to married people.