6. Profiling Large Businesses to Define Frame Units

  1. Brenda G. Cox2,
  2. David A. Binder3,
  3. B. Nanjamma Chinnappa3,
  4. Anders Christianson4,
  5. Michael J. Colledge5 and
  6. Phillip S. Kott6
  1. Leon Pietsch

Published Online: 17 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118150504.ch6

Business Survey Methods

Business Survey Methods

How to Cite

Pietsch, L. (1995) Profiling Large Businesses to Define Frame Units, in Business Survey Methods (eds B. G. Cox, D. A. Binder, B. N. Chinnappa, A. Christianson, M. J. Colledge and P. S. Kott), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118150504.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

  2. 3

    Statistics Canada

  3. 4

    Statistics Sweden

  4. 5

    Australian Bureau of Statistics

  5. 6

    U. S. National Agricultural Statistics Service

Author Information

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 FEB 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471598527

Online ISBN: 9781118150504



  • business register;
  • statistical units;
  • large business;
  • respondent burden;
  • profiling


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Problem of Defining Statistical Units for Large Businesses

  • Profiling as a Response to the Problem

  • Organization of Profiling

  • Impact of Profiling

  • Extensions of the Profiling Tasks

  • Concluding Remarks