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Foundations and nonprofit organizations and their associated researchers use KnowledgePanel® and KnowledgePanel LatinoSM for projects requiring high-quality survey data.  Knowledge Networks (KN) has worked with organizations such as the Kaiser Family Foundation, Resources for the Future, the Markle Foundation, the American Bar Foundation, the Genetic Alliance, the Center for Work-Life Policy, and AARP. We also work with academics or others who receive grants from foundations such as the Gates Foundation, the Ford Foundation and the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands.  Surveys for foundations and nonprofits typically address topics of importance for the organization's agenda; in many instances, they are used to support contributions to public policy discussions.

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Selected news items and papers from selected KN studies conducted for nonprofits

Charles DiSograDiSogra, KN Chief Statistician, receives 2010 APHA Statistics Section Industry Award

KN's Chief Statistician, Charles DiSogra, has been conferred the 2010 APHA (American Public Health Association) Statistics Section Industry Award. It recognizes outstanding contributions to public health and statistics from members employed in industry, and in particular, Charles' contributions to survey methods with Knowledge Networks – in terms of improving statistical methods in public health. The Awards Luncheon took place at the APHA Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 9, in Denver, Colorado.

 

KN in Rand / CDC Report on H1N1

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JAMA has covered two articles by Katherine Harris of RAND et al, citing findings from their studies for the CDC:


The New England Journal of Medicine (12/2/10 issue) featured an article by Katherine Harris of RAND et al citing the 2009 article on H1N1 vaccine update. The alarming statistic is that less than half of all adults were willing to get vaccinated at the outset of the pandemic.


Read our interview with Katherine Harris.

In April 2010, The New York Times ran two articles on it:

  • "Prevention: More Health Care Workers Got Flu Shots This Season" mentioned that roughly half of hospital workers received the H1N1 vaccine
  • "They Should Know Better," which also focused on this fact (only half of this group was inoculated)

 

AP-YAHOO! NEWS ELECTION SURVEYS
CONDUCTED BY KNOWLEDGE NETWORKS

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In the run-up to the 2008 presidential election and afterward, Associated Press and Yahoo! News published polls about voter reactions to the presidential candidates using KnowledgePanel®, as did Associated Press in collaboration with Knowledge Networks.

Widespread coverage of results ran for more than a year, from November 2007 to November 2008; it was featured in thousands of newspaper, radio, television and online reports about the 2008 election including on the CBS Evening News, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, and NPR.

See more | Full poll results | Full poll methodology and data

 

FEATURED PRESS RELEASES AND liNKS

frogCLIMATE CHANGE IN THE AMERICAN MIND

George Mason University and Yale University

CHILDREN'S HEALTH POLL

Univ of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health & KnowledgePanel®

Read all NPCH reports

 

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