Costs and Errors of Covering the Population

  1. Robert M. Groves

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471725277.ch3

Survey Errors and Survey Costs

Survey Errors and Survey Costs

How to Cite

Groves, R. M. (1989) Costs and Errors of Covering the Population, in Survey Errors and Survey Costs, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471725277.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471611714

Online ISBN: 9780471725275

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Keywords:

  • costs;
  • errors;
  • survey population;
  • coverage errors;
  • statisitics

Summary

This chapter includes the following topics:

  • Definitions of Populations Relevant to the Survey

  • Coverage Error in Descriptive Statistics

  • An Approach to Coverage Error in Analytic Statistics

  • Components of Coverage Error

  • Coverage Problems with the Target Population of Households

  • Measurement of and Adjustments for Noncoverage Error

  • Survey Cost Issues Involving Coverage Error

  • Summary