Capstone Poll Projects

Current and Recent Capstone Poll Projects:


State of the Alabama Workforce

M. Conaway and D. McCallum
Funded by Alabama Department of  Industrial Relations and Alabama Department of Economic & Community Affairs.
These statewide telephone surveys, conducted in collaboration with the Center for Business and Economic Research, assess the characteristics of Alabama’s workforce including levels of underemployment and unemployment.

Tobacco Beliefs, Behaviors, and Attitudes in Alabama

M. Conaway and D. McCallum
Funded by Alabama Department of Public Health.
This bi-annual statewide telephone survey assesses the beliefs, behaviors and attitudes of Alabama residents regarding tobacco use.

Farm Theater: A Novel Safety Strategy Approach for Agricultural Communities

D. Reed, D. McCallum, D. Claunch, M. Conaway, T. Gemberling
This study investigates the effectiveness of a didactic readers theater as an intervention for providing information to farmers regarding risks to their health and safety. The study particularly targets older farmers who are at increased risk for injury and illness. A comparison group receives written educational materials. Follow-up telephone surveys are conducted two-weeks and two-months after the theater or mailing of the written materials.

Student Shopping Survey

D. McCallum
The shopping and spending patterns of UA students where investigated in this 2015 online survey. It replicated a student survey conducted in 2011.