United Nations Statistics Division

United Nations Statistics Division
Statistics and Statistical Methods Publications


Designing Household Survey Samples: Practical Guidelines
 
Series: F, No.98 
Sales number:
06.XVII.13
Languages available:A,C, E, F, R, S
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The publication provides practical guidelines to survey sample design, data processing and analysis of large-scale household surveys. It underscores the importance of developing a good implementation strategy for surveys in order to generate accurate survey results by minimizing sampling and non-sampling errors. The publication covers in detail sampling strategies, sampling frames and master samples, the construction and use of sample weights, and the estimation of sampling errors for survey data. The publication covers in detail sampling strategies, sampling frames and master samples, the construction and use of sample weights, and the estimation of sampling errors for survey data. It also gives practical guidelines on the planning and execution of surveys, the documentation and evaluation of sample designs, non-sampling errors, and data processing.


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