CSR releases results of a survey on the swimming ability of adults and children in the Jefferson Area.  Results point to a substantial racial disparity in the ability to swim, a gap that puts African-American children in our area at greater risk of death by drowning if they are invo

The Center for Survey Research recently completed a study that researched the satisfaction of Fairfax County residents regarding public services and and activities. The data was collected, analyzed, and reported on in just a two month period.

Fairfax County NCS

The Color of Wealth in Boston
has been released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. This report provides an unprecedented detailed analysis of wealth disparities among whites and racial and ethnic minorities in the Boston area. CSR
collected the data behind this report as part of the National Assets

Our poster, "Are Women Willing to Change Breast Cancer Screening
Guidelines?" won Honorable Mention Poster Honors at the 39th Annual
Meeting of the American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO) in

Two key staff members of the Center for Survey Research attended the ninth annual meeting of the Association of Academic Survey Research Organizations (AASRO). Thomas Guterbock, Director and Deborah Rexrode, Senior Project Coordinator traveled to New Brunswick, New Jersey to attend the meeting held at Rutgers University.

CSR completed a 2014 report on the effectiveness of Facebook as a recruiting tool for survey respondents, particularly for health studies. Earlier this year, this report was presented at AAPOR discussing the progress of the ongoing study. Below is the link for the 2015 AAPOR presentation. 


CSR NSF Proposal
May 01, 2015

CSR recently submitted a proposal to NSF about prepaid monetary incentives and their impact on participation in surveys. 


Project Summary 


Breast density is an important factor regarding mammography and a woman's risk of getting breast cancer. CSR conducted a study regarding women's knowledge of breast density based on what they had learned from their healthcare providers or other outside sources.


The fifth wave of the Jefferson Area Community Survey, CSR's twice-yearly omnibus survey of adults in the greater Charlottesville region, finds that voters in our region are largely in favor of the legalization of marijuana and gay marriage.