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Sample description
Country: BELGIUM 1966
Study title: The Multinational Comparative Time-Budget Survey
Collector: Pierre Feldheim and Claude Javeau, Institut de Sociologie, Université Libre de Bruxelles
When conducted: February - March 1966
Sampling method and study design: Part of Multinational Time Budget Research Project: National sample: two stage procedure whereby five localities (Gemeente/Communes) were selected in each one of the 41 Administrative Areas (Administratief Arrondissement/Arrondissement administratifs) of the country, thus 325 localities. Based on the 1961 Census, an initial sample of 12,000 households was randomly drawn, and within it, the final sample of 2,500 households. Questionnaires were translated in Dutch and French. The sampling methods diverges from the Multinational Comparative Time-Budget Survey guidelines which recommended sampling residents in cities and surrounding areas with population between 30,000 and 280,000.
Sample size: 2,075 total diaries
Response rate: 60%
Weighting procedures:
Sources of information: Alexander Szalai (ed.) (1972) The Use of Time: Daily Activities of Urban and Suburban Populations in Twelve Countries. The Hague, Paris: Mouton Publication of the European Co-ordination Centre for Research and Documentation in the Social Sciences
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