GVSU Quality of life survey samples public opinion in greater Grand Rapids
September 25, 2013 | WGVU
just-underway survey by Grand Valley State University is asking for your
opinion.And as WGVU’s David Moore
reports, the survey has nothing to do with politics.
survey deals with the quality of life in the Grand Rapids area.It’s an online questionnaire, take it at your
leisure, and no annoying phone calls at the dinner hour.
Tera Qualls is with GVSU’s Johnson center for Philanthropy,
which is conducting the survey.She
tells us it covers basic stuff, similar to a census questionnaire, asking about
your neighborhood, patronage of local businesses, use of public transportation.
Qualls says that includes “health care, do
you have access to health care, do you have a primary doctor? Then we have
questions aboutis your neighborhood
safe, are you close to your neighbors.Then
it goes on to talk about local businesses, do you have a connection with local
businesses.Then finally, there’s
questions about the Kent County Park system as well.”
says it should take about fifteen minutes to complete, and you can pause it and
come back later.
anonymous, and once tallied, the information will be used by various groups and
agencies conducting research.
will be available through mid November.
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