Parts of a Questbnnaire or Interview Schedule A questionnaire or an interview schedule contain the following parts:
a) Introduction and Instructions
Questionnaire/interview schedules are not complete without an introduction. Subject have the right to know the.purpose of the study and why they are being questioned. Each schedule must be prefaced by some introductory comments regarding the purpose of the study. For self-administered questionnaires, it is also essential incorporate clear instructions on the schedule itself, indicating how the respondent to answer questions. Directions for completion of items should be efficient and unambiguous so that respondents understand what the researcher wants. Interview schedules require directions for the interviewer completing the form. Confidential and anonymity should be assured. '
b) Personal data information contains items such as age, sex, education, etc.
c) Background data include items such as family income, father's occupation, living environment, etc.
d) Content areas may cover knowledge, opinion, belief, attitude, practices, etc.
e) End with an acknowledgment for the participation, e.g. "thank you".