Applied survey sampling

By: Blair, Edward
Contributor(s): Blair, Johnny
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Los Angeles Sage Publications 2015Description: xv, 251 p.ISBN: 9781483334332Subject(s): Sampling - Statistics | Social Surveys - Methodology | Research MethodologyDDC classification: 300.723 Summary: Written for students and researchers who wish to understand the conceptual and practical aspects of sampling, this book is designed to be accessible without requiring advanced statistical training. It covers a wide range of topics, from the basics of sampling to special topics such as sampling rare populations, sampling organizational populations, and sampling visitors to a place. Using cases and examples to illustrate sampling principles and procedures, the book thoroughly covers the fundamentals of modern survey sampling, and addresses recent changes in the survey environment such as declining response rates, the rise of Internet surveys, the need to accommodate cell phones in telephone surveys, and emerging uses of social media and big data. https://in.sagepub.com/en-in/sas/applied-survey-sampling/book242074
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Table of Contents:

Section I: Sampling Basics
Chapter 1: Introduction to Sampling
Chapter 2: Defining and Framing the Population
Chapter 3: Drawing the Sample and Executing the


Section II: Sample Size and Sample Efficiency
Chapter 4: Setting Sample Size
Chapter 5: Stratified Sampling
Chapter 6: Cluster Sampling


Section III: Additional Topics in Sampling
Chapter 7: Estimating Population Characteristics From Samples
Chapter 8: Sampling in Special Contexts
Chapter 9: Evaluating Samples

Written for students and researchers who wish to understand the conceptual and practical aspects of sampling, this book is designed to be accessible without requiring advanced statistical training. It covers a wide range of topics, from the basics of sampling to special topics such as sampling rare populations, sampling organizational populations, and sampling visitors to a place. Using cases and examples to illustrate sampling principles and procedures, the book thoroughly covers the fundamentals of modern survey sampling, and addresses recent changes in the survey environment such as declining response rates, the rise of Internet surveys, the need to accommodate cell phones in telephone surveys, and emerging uses of social media and big data.

https://in.sagepub.com/en-in/sas/applied-survey-sampling/book242074

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