The following are studies that the Iowa Social Science Research Center is currently supporting:
Understanding Workplace Violence Among Young Workers in the U.S.
- Dr. Kimberly Rauscher (UWV)
- Dr. Carri Casteel (UI)
The objective of this study is to generate the first national profile of workplace violence among young workers age 14-24 with the long-term goal of informing workplace violence prevention approaches for this special population at risk. A national telephone survey will be conducted with a sample of 1000 young workers who have held a formal job in the past year.
- Barbara Baquero (UI)
Active Ottumwa is a community-based applied research study to increase physical activity in adults in Ottumwa.