|Telephone Surveys: Nationwide|
|Criminal Punishment Survey|
POLL surveyed U.S.
residents about their opinions on appropriate
punishments for criminals, particularly focusing on
the death penalty. This survey was conducted for the OU Sociology Department.
|Energy and Environment Survey|
This national survey was part of a larger project to get U.S.
residents' opinions on a wide variety of issues related to
energy production and the environment conducted by an OU professor for Sandia National Laboratories. OU POLL
collected the data for the telephone survey portion of the project.
|Discrimination and National Security Initiative Study|
POLL conducted a survey of
Muslim-Americans to assess internet use habits of Muslims both before
and after 9/11
on behalf of the Discrimination and National Security Initiative.
|A Survey on Attitudes About Government|
study was a national
survey conducted for an OU
political science graduate student on people's attitudes about
government and their trust of government and elected officials. The data collected were used for the student's doctoral
|Sociology Class Survey|
|Nationwide data were collected on a variety of topics about modern life to use in a graduate Sociology class at OU.|
|Supreme Court Study|
|OU POLL conducted a nationwide telephone survey of opinions about the Supreme Court in the United States.|
| The University of Oklahoma
Sociology Omnibus Survey
| The Sociology department contracted
with OU POLL to conduct a
nationwide survey on a
wide array of topics to be
used by sociology graduate students for various research projects.
|Telephone Surveys: Statewide (Oklahoma)|
66 Community Survey
OU POLL conducted a state-wide survey for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation to find out people's opinions
of the attractions that the state has to offer and the impact of Route 66 preservation efforts on Oklahoma communities.
|Food Stamp Application Project|
Health Sciences Center and the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
had OU POLL conduct a survey of
selected persons to find out why people did not finish a food stamp application and how DHS can improve their services.
|Women's Sexual Assault Prevention Study|
conducted a study of women ages 18-34 living in Oklahoma on behalf of
the Oklahoma Department of
Health. The purpose of this study was to find out about people's experiences and opinions regarding sexual assault
prevention in order to develop a statewide sexual assault prevention campaign and improve services that were already
|Oklahomans for Modern Liquor Laws Study|
survey was conducted to assess opinions of Oklahoma residents regarding
changing Oklahoma's liquor laws. The
organization sponsoring the survey (Oklahomans for Modern Liquor Laws) hoped that if there was enough support,
changes to the liquor laws might get put on the ballot sometime in the future.
|Palliative Care Study|
| OU POLL completed a
survey of Oklahomans on behalf of the
palliative care and issues related to end-of-life care.
|The Oklahoma State Health Department|
| The Immunization Division of the
State Health Department contracted with OU POLL to conduct a survey on
immunization records. In the survey, the full immunization schedule, including dates of inoculations, were obtained for four
years of TOTS data (approximately 5400-5600 children’s records). Approximately a third of the TOTS database
immunization records were located on OSIIS, a computerized immunization database. The remainder of the records were
“tracked down” via contacting parents and obtaining the record from them, or obtaining permission from them to access
the child’s immunization record at the facility that administered the vaccination.
|Telephone Surveys: Statewide (Ohio)|
|The Ohio Political Survey - Cross-sectional Survey|
| OU POLL conducted a
on behalf of professors at The Ohio State University in order
to find out Ohioan's opinions regarding a variety of political topics related to the 2006 elections.
|The Ohio Political Survey - Panel Survey|
3-wave panel telephone
was also conducted on behalf of professors at The Ohio State University
to find out Ohioan's opinions regarding a variety of political topics related to the 2006 elections. Respondents were
interviewed once a few months prior to the November election, again in the weeks immediately before the election, and the
third time after the election.
|Telephone Surveys: Targeted Counties/Specific Population|
|City of Norman Survey|
a survey of Norman residents on behalf of the city council to get
residents' opinions about current
city services, goals for the city, and the future of the city.
|Metropolitan Libraries Study 2008|
| This study was conducted to
assess the usage of libraries in the Oklahoma City Metropolitan
Libraries system and
awareness of the libraries' resources among those living in the OKC metro area.
|Sexual Assault Prevention Study: Ottawa and Cherokee Counties|
| OU POLL conducted a
study about sexual assault and prevention issues in Ottawa County and
|Cox Communications Study|
several years, OU POLL conducted a customer
satisfaction survey for Cox Communications (cable, internet and
phone provider) in the Norman and OKC area.
|McClain County Change of Venue Survey|
POLL conducted a survey residents
McClain County for the Office of Indigent Defense to see if residents
a defendant in a highly-publicized murder case could get a fair trial in the county.
|OKC Bombing Follow-Up Health Survey|
conducted a survey of employess of the Oklahoma State Department of
Health and the Department of Mental
Health about their current physical and mental health. The purpose of this study was to find out if people have had any
long-lasting physical of mental problems as a result of the 1995 Oklahoma City federal building bombing.
|Osage Constitution Project|
|The Osage Nation had OU POLL conduct a survey of its tribe members concerning the development of their constitution.|
|Norman Economic Development Coalition|
| For both the city
their perceptions of the labor force and economic conditions.
|Telephone Surveys: OU Community|
|University of Oklahoma Sociology Department Survey|
| This survey was
conducted for Professor Margaret Kelley of the OU Sociology Department
and asked OU students
about issues regarding alcohol consumption as a follow-up to a survey conducted in the previous year.
|Corporate Culture Study|
| OU POLL
conducted a survey of full-time employees at
organizations with at least 100 workers for the
Communications Department at OU. This study measured change over time in the corporate culture of that department by
interviewing respondents in two waves 3-4 months apart.
|Oklahoma Daily Student Survey|
| The Oklahoma Daily
student newspaper had OU POLL conduct a telephone survey of OU
such as spending and cell phone use for use in several articles and advertising campaigns.
|The University of Oklahoma University College|
| The OU University
College conducted a
through OU POLL of incoming freshmen enrolled at the University of
Oklahoma regarding their computer usage habits.
|Society of Exploration Geophysicists|
survey was sent via email to members of the SEG as a follow-up to the
previous year's survey on compensation and
employment among its members.
|The University of Oklahoma Textbook Survey|
a survey of OU undergraduate students to get their opinions about how
the textbook reserve
collection in the library should work. This survey was conducted by telephone and online.
|Weight and Wellness Survey|
A random sample of Oklahomans were surveyed
via email for the University of Oklahoma College
Education to assess opinions and attitudes about wellness and gauge interest in a conference on obesity and weight issues.
|OU Students Drugs and Alcohol Study|
POLL conducted a mail survey
for an important project at the University of Oklahoma. It
experiences with drugs and alcohol that students of OU have had during their time at the university. The survey findings will
play an important role in the development of programs and delivery of services by several departments on campus.
|Iowa Public Library General Population Mail Survey|
POLL has completed an Iowa mail survey which
is a mail survey of all residents of Scott county-Iowa in order to
gauge how library funds should be allocated.
|Oklahoma State Department of Education Mail Survey|
| The Oklahoma Department
of Education contracted with OU POLL to conduct a mail
and telephone survey of current
and former high school students on IEPs to get the federally-required reporting statistics.
|School Board Voters Focus Groups|
POLL partnered with two OU professors to conduct a series of focus
groups to find
out why those who voted in local
school board elections in Cleveland County took the time to vote.
|Alcohol Education Programs|
|OU POLL conducted a series of focus groups asking students about the effectiveness of alcohol education programs.|
|Quail Conservation Study|
POLL conducted a series of focus
groups across the state of
of Wildlife Conservation which will help develop a quail conservation program for land owners.
|Oklahoma Center for Continuing Education|
| OU POLL worked with the
survey asking people about their perceptions of OCCE.