9. Simple One-Stage Cluster Sampling

  1. Paul S. Levy1 and
  2. Stanley Lemeshow2

Published Online: 30 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470374597.ch9

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) Simple One-Stage Cluster Sampling, in Sampling of Populations: Methods and Applications, Fourth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470374597.ch9

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:

  • simple one-stage cluster sampling;
  • population characteristics;
  • sampling distributions of estimates;
  • reliability of estimates;
  • sampling design

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • How to Take a Simple One-Stage Cluster Sample

  • Estimation of Population Characteristics

  • Sampling Distributions of Estimates

  • How Large a Sample Is Needed?

  • Reliability of Estimates and Costs Involved

  • Choosing a Sampling Design Based on Cost and Reliability

  • Summary