Armed Forces 1996 Equal Opportunity Survey: Statistical Methodology Report.
Final rept. 24 Aug 96-28 Feb 97,
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This report describes the sampling design, sample selection, estimation procedures, and the missing data compensation procedures used for the 1996 Status of the Armed Forces Surveys SAFS Form D-Equal Opportunity this survey is referred to as the 1996 Equal Opportunity Survey FOS. This report provides statistical background information for the datasets and reports of the survey results. The population of inferential interest for the TOS consisted of the worldwide distribution of active-duty Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard members including Reservists on active duty below the rank of admiral or general, with at least six months of active-duty service. Members of the National Guard and Reserves were in the population for the survey if they were in active-duty assignments e.g., Active Guard and Reserve AGR and Navy Training and Administration of Reserve TAR for at least 179 days. The main purposes of the survey were to provide survey data on types, frequency, and effects of racialethnic harassment and discrimination experienced by active-duty military context, location, and circumstances under which the experiences occur racial climate within the larger organizational climate characteristics of the complaint process and effectiveness of current policiestraining designed to prevent, reduce, and eliminate racialethnic harassment and discrimination. The questionnaire for EOS was developed specifically for this survey effort. Data collection for the surveys was by mail. Survey development, administration, and datasets were reported by Edwards, Elig, and Riemer 1997.
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