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Author Levy, Paul S.

Title Sampling of populations : methods and applications / Paul S. Levy, Stanley Lemeshow
Edition 4th ed
Published Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 576 pages) : illustrations
Contents Part 1. Basic concepts -- 1. Use of sample surveys -- 2. The population and the sample -- Part 2. Major sampling designs and estimation procedures -- 3. Simple random sampling -- 4. systematic sampling -- 5. stratification and stratified random sampling -- 6. Stratified random sampling: further issues -- 7. Ratio estimation -- 8. Cluster sampling: introduction and overview -- 9. Simple one-stage cluster sampling -- 10. Two-stage cluster sampling; clusters sampled with equal probability -- 11. Cluster sampling in which clusters are sampled with unequal probability: probability proportional to size sampling -- 12. Variance estimation in complex sample surveys -- Part 3. Selected topics in sample survey methodology -- 13. Nonresponse and missing data in sample surveys -- 14. Selected topics in sample design and estimation methodology -- 15. Telephone survey sampling -- 16. Constructing the survey weights -- 17. Strategies for design-based analysis of a sample survey data -- Appendix -- Answers to selected exercises -- Index
Summary A trusted classic on the key methods in population sampling-now in a modernized and expanded new edition Sampling of Populations, Fourth Edition continues to serve as an all-inclusive resource on the basic and most current practices in population sampling. Maintaining the clear and accessible style of the previous edition, this book outlines the essential statistical methodsfor survey design and analysis, while also exploring techniques that have developed over the past decade. The Fourth Edition successfully guides the reader through the basic concepts and procedures that accompany real-world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Population -- Statistical methods
Sampling (Statistics)
Surveys and Questionnaires -- methods
Sampling Studies -- methods
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Demography.
Population -- Statistical methods
Sampling (Statistics)
Form Electronic book
Author Lemeshow, Stanley.
ISBN 9780470374597