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Survey Sampling

Survey Sampling

Leslie Kish

ISBN: 978-0-471-10949-5

Mar 1995

664 pages

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An accessible book on sampling techniques with emphasis on and illustrations from surveys of human populations. Explains how to design and execute valid samples of moderate dimensions and difficulty, avoid selection biases and how to become more adept at evaluating sample results, judge their validity and limits of inference, applicability and precision. Contains numerous practical procedures, the domestic arts of sampling along with its science plus invaluable tricks that are usually learned only in apprenticeship.

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FUNDAMENTALS OF SURVEY SAMPLING.

Basic Concepts of Sampling.

Stratified Sampling.

Systematic Sampling;
Stratification Techniques.

Cluster Sampling and Subsampling.

Unequal Clusters.

Selection with Probabilities Proportional to Size Measures (PPS).

The Economic Design of Surveys.

SPECIAL PROBLEMS AND TECHNIQUES.

Area Sampling.

Multistage Sampling.

Sampling from Imperfect Frames.

Some Selection Techniques.

RELATED CONCEPTS.

Biases and Nonsampling Errors.

Some Issues of Inference from Survey Data.

Appendices.

References.

Answers to Selected Problems.

Index.