8. Selecting Samples from List Frames of Businesses

  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. Richard S. Sigman and
  2. Nash J. Monsour

Published Online: 17 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118150504.ch8

Business Survey Methods

Business Survey Methods

How to Cite

Sigman, R. S. and Monsour, N. J. (1995) Selecting Samples from List Frames of Businesses, 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.ch8

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. U.S. Bureau of the Census

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471598527

Online ISBN: 9781118150504



  • sample designs;
  • stratified sampling;
  • univariate allocation;
  • multivariate surveys;
  • multipurpose surveys


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Design Issues in Stratified Sampling

  • Allocation of Stratified Samples

  • Stratum Construction

  • Probability Proportional to Size Designs

  • The Use of Rotating Panels