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Error profile for multiple-frame surveys


Author:
Beller, N.D.
Source:
USDA
Year:
1979
Subject:
sampling, surveys, and statistical analysis
Abstract:
Extract: Multiple-frame surveys are susceptible to errors that stem from associating the over-lapping portions of the frames. Decreasing sampling error may improve precision, but it offers greater complications; nonsampling error would increase, leading to decreased accuracy and, perhaps, greater total error. This manuscript offers several procedures to improve consistency and accuracy of multiple-frame estimating by reducing nonsampling errors. Such procedures, when added to an optimum mix of sampling frames, would provide survey indications of greater reliability without increasing costs appreciably.
Language:
English
Permanent URL:
http://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/30106