United Nations Statistics Division

United Nations Statistics Division
Statistics and Statistical Methods Publications

National Household Survey Capability Programme, Sampling Errors in Household Surveys
Series: NHSCP, No.UNFPA/UN/INT-92-P80-15E 
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This manual provides a basic review of practical procedures for computing sampling errors and gives guidelines on how to analyse and utilize sampling errors. It underscores the importance of including detailed information in survey reports on the sampling variability of survey estimates. Many illustrations are presented in the manual for the benefit of sampling practitioners.

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