Spotlight 2013


Kansas Speaks

Docking Institute of Public Affairs is an independent nonpartisan research center. We are not affiliated with the Davis/Docking campaign for governor/lieutenant governor. We receive no financial support from any political organization.

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Types of Surveys

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The USCR has conducted studies for governmental, economic development, educational, medical, and non-profit organizations, addressing a wide variety of subjects, including:

Governmental Services Survey
For states, counties and communities to evaluate citizen satisfaction or attitudes about governmental services and activities

• Labor Assessment and Availability
For evaluating the skill levels of employees to inform employers of labor availability and training needs

• Housing Surveys
For evaluating the availability, affordability and quality of housing

Economic Impact
For measuring public costs and benefits of a specific project, business, or policy

• Health Care Needs Assessments
For determining medical service needs and desires along with where and why patients choose medical providers

Wildlife and Natural Resources Management
For understanding human dimension issues related to wildlife resource management efforts, such as the public’s use of and attitudes toward the natural environment

Multi-state, State and Community Attitude Surveys
For gauging public opinion and support for prospective programs, industries, and projects

Quality of Life Issues
For assessing satisfaction with community events, education, parks & recreation, safety, and local aesthetics

Program Evaluation
For measuring and evaluating stated outcomes of social, educational or health-related programs

Strategic Planning
For helping leaders make effective choices and to prioritize scarce resources

On-Going Projects
Projects associated with public affairs, administration training, and telecommunications

Quality Assurance Surveys For measuring and
Previous Surveys/Research

Copies of previous surveys and research are indexed by topic and date. Because the Center is a not-for-profit public entity, the Docking Institute requires that reports will eventually become available for and public dissemination