Fort Lauderdale 1991 DJN Study for Pre-School Feasibility Study

Sponsor(s): Jewish Federation of Greater Fort Lauderdale

Principal Investigator(s): Ira M. Sheskin

Study Dates: February, 1991

Population Estimates:

Study was designed to provide an assessment of the need for additional Jewish pre-school programs in North Broward County, FL.

Population estimates in report are solely based on DJN methodology estimation procedures, but are placed in context of general growth in the area and Jewish population estimates in the area. 

Readers should also refer to the South Broward County 1990 study materials which predated this 1991 northern Broward study; the 1990 Broward County study derived population estimates from a random digit dialed (RDD) methodology.

In addition, the 1997 Broward County study (also RDD based), includes data on the entire county.



"Preschool" Jewish households in North West Broward County. Jewish household has a child ages 0-5, or there is no child ages 0-5 but adult under age 45 intends to have children.

Sample Size: 298 completed interviews.

Sample Notes:

Interviews completed from random sample of telehone directory listed "DJN" households - list of 36 basic Distinctive Jewish Names. All estimates based on DJN estimation procedures; please see the brief methodology section in the Main Report.

Data File for study does not exist in an SPSS format, nor in a format easily convertible to other data analysis systems. Data exists as a "text file" only in Data Bank archives. Researchers interested in a working version of the data file should contact Dr. Sheskin:

Study Notes:

Geographic area includes Coral Springs, Parkland, Margate, Tamarac, North Lauderdale and Coconut Creek, northwest sections of Broward County.


Language: English


Survey Reports

» Preschool Main Report

» Preschool Executive Summary

Documentation, Questionnaires and Frequencies

» Preschool Questionnaire

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