5. Stratification and Stratified Random Sampling

  1. Paul S. Levy1 and
  2. Stanley Lemeshow2

Published Online: 30 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470374597.ch5

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) Stratification and Stratified Random Sampling, in Sampling of Populations: Methods and Applications, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470374597.ch5

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:

  • stratified random sample;
  • stratified sampling;
  • population parameters;
  • sample statistics for strata;
  • population parameters estimation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What Is a Stratified Random Sample?

  • How to Take a Stratified Random Sample

  • Why Stratified Sampling?

  • Population Parameters for Strata

  • Sample Statistics for Strata

  • Estimation of Population Parameters from Stratified Random Sampling

  • Summary