United Nations Statistics Division
National Household Survey Capability Programme, Non-sampling Errors in Household Surveys: Sources, Assessment and Control
Series: NHSCP, No.DP/UN/INT-81-041/2
This manual provides a broad review, with numerous illustrations, of major sources of non-sampling errors in household surveys so as to enhance awareness among survey practitioners of factors which determine the quality of data produced through surveys. The study also provides a practical guide to the measurement and control of non-sampling errors. There are a number of illustrations from a variety of experiences.