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Index Topics

NOTE: This index includes topics that are discussed in multiple places within the FI Manual and the FI Computer Manual. The Table of Contents and the List of Exhibits at the front of the manual are also excellent resources for finding details about various tasks.

Adding Missed DUs
     completing the List of Added Dwelling Units — Section 3.6.1; Section 3.6.2
     completing the map — Section 3.6.3
     missed GQUs — Section 3.6.4; Section 6.7
     missed HU at a GQU — Section 6.7
     new construction — Section 3.5
     reconciling — Section 3.6.2; Section 6.9.2
     recording the address — Section 3.6.1
     what to check / what to add — Section 3.5
     when — Section 6.9.1

CAI Interview
     content — Section 8.3; Exhibit 8.2
     entering responses — FI Computer Manual, Chapter 5
     getting started — Section 7.7
     QuestID — Section 6.4.7; Section 7.3
     Summary of Interview — Exhibit 7.2
     starting the CAI — FI Computer Manual, Chapter 5

Calendars
     completion of — Section 8.7
     mailing — Section 9.5

Caring for ComputersFI Computer Manual, Chapter 7

Controlled Access
     types of situations — Section 4.3.2
     suggestions — Section 4.3.2; Exhibit 4.2

Cooperation Challenges (see Refusals)

DU Definitions, including types of HU and GQUSection 3.4.1; Section 3.4.2

ePTE
     completing working copy — Section 11.5.4
     deadlines for submitting — Section 9.5; Section 11.5.4
     ePTE system — Section 11.4
     notes — Section 11.5.4
     preparing and submitting ePTE — Section 11.5.4
     receipts (using Headway Expense Report) — Section 11.6
     summary data in Newton — Section 9.3
     what to report where — Section 11.5.4
     when to complete — Scetion 11.5.4

Gateway
     hardware issues — FI Computer Manual, Chapter 4
     interview topics (see CAI Interview)
     transmissions — FI Computer Manual, Chapter 6
     troubleshooting — FI Computer Manual, Chapter 8

Hardware Issues
     care of hardware — FI Computer Manual, Chapter 7
     Gateway — FI Computer Manual, Chapter 4
     Newton — FI Computer Manual, Chapter 2

Informed Consent
     screening — Section 4.10
     interview respondent — Section 7.6; Section 8.4

Incentives
     handling advances — Section 11.7
     obtaining cooperation — Section 7.5; Exhibit 7.3
     paying the interview respondent — Section 8.11.3; Section 11.7
     refused incentives — Section 8.11.3; Section 11.5.4
     safety — Section 12.3

Interviewing Youths
     certificate — Section 7.5.3; Exhibit 7.4
     contacts — Section 7.5.2
     emancipated minors, college students living on own — Section 7.5.2; Section 7.6.2
     informed consent — Section 7.6; Section 7.6.3; Section 8.4

Managing Cases
     timing of contacts — Section 4.1
     using Newton — Section 6.3; Section 6.4.2
     reporting to FS — Section 9.1; Section 9.3

Materials and Equipment
     list of supplies — Section 12.2; Section 12.3
     supplies needed by location/task — Section 12.2; Section 12.3
     reordering — Section 2.8

Missed DUs (see Adding Missed DUs)

Newton
     hardware — FI Computer Manual, Chapter 2
     managing cases — Section 6.3; Section 6.4.2
     PT&E summary dat — Section 9.3
     screening — FI Manual, Chapter 6
     reporting — Section 9.2
     transmitting — FI Computer Manual, Chapter 6
     troubleshooting — FI Computer Manual, Chapter 8

Project Staff — Who to Call
     RTI project staff — Exhibit 1.5
     Technical Support — FI Computer Manual, Chapter 8

Physically Impaired Respondents
     instructions — Section 8.10

PT&E Report (paper – see ePTE for electronic PT&E instructions)
     when to complete paper copy — Section 11.4
     preparing and mailing paper PT&E — Appendix A
     what to record where Appendix A — Appendix A

Reconciling Missed DUs
     how to reconcile — Section 3.6.2
     when to reconcile — Section 6.9.2

Record of Calls
     result codes — Section 4.4.1; Section 7.3.2; Appendix B
     when to complete — Section 6.6

Refusals
     avoiding — Section 5.6; Section 7.5
     confidentiality — Section 2.5; Section 4.10; Section 5.5
     conversion letters — Appendix C
     converting — Section 5.6; Section 7.5
     parental concerns — Section 7.5.2
     refusal report in Newton — Section 5.6; Section 6.6.2
     respondents' rights — Section 2.4
     tips for obtaining participation — Section 5.5

Result Codes
     complete listing — Appendix B
     examples of each type — Appendix B
     interviewing — Section 7.3.2
     screening — Section 4.4.1
     summary chart — Showcard Booklet

Screening
     answering questions — Section 5.4; Exhibit 5.6
     eligible screening respondent — Section 4.9
     introduction — Section 4.8
     rostering — Section 6.4.6

Telephone Use
     gathering selected respondent numbers — Section 7.3
     non–use during ACASI — Section 8.9
     non–use for interviewing — Section 7.7.2
     non–use for screening — Section 4.9
     not providing FI telephone number — Section 4.9; Section 7.3

Verification
     interview
          mailing completed forms — Section 8.11; Section 9.5
          when and how — Section 8.11; Section 10.7.1
     process — Section 10.7.3
     screening
          when to complete — Section 6.5; Section 10.7.1
          what to collect— Section 6.5.1; Section 10.7.1

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