13. Nonresponse and Missing Data in Sample Surveys

  1. Paul S. Levy1 and
  2. Stanley Lemeshow2

Published Online: 30 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470374597.ch13

Sampling of Populations: Methods and Applications, Fourth Edition

Sampling of Populations: Methods and Applications, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Levy, P. S. and Lemeshow, S. (2008) Nonresponse and Missing Data in Sample Surveys, in Sampling of Populations: Methods and Applications, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470374597.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    RTI International, Statistical Research Division, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

  2. 2

    The Ohio State University, College of Public Health, Columbus, Ohio

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 JUL 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470040072

Online ISBN: 9780470374597

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Keywords:

  • nonresponse;
  • missing data;
  • sample surveys;
  • response rate;
  • mail surveys

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Effect of Nonresponse on Accuracy of Estimates

  • Methods of Increasing the Response Rate in Sample Surveys

  • Mail Surveys Combined with Interviews of Nonrespondents

  • Other Uses of Double (or Two–Phase) Sampling Methodology

  • Item Nonresponse: Methods of Imputation

  • Multiple Imputation

  • Summary