Reliability of estimates with alternative cluster sizes in the Health Interview Survey evaluation of loss in precision due to clustering of households by Joseph Waksberg

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Statement[by Joseph Waksberg, Robert H. Hanson, and Curtis A. Jacobs]
SeriesNational Center for Health Statistics. Vital and health statistics. Series 2: Data evaluation and methods research,, no. 52, DHEW publication, no. (HSM) 73-1326, Vital and health statistics., no. 52., DHEW publication ;, no. (HSM) 73-1326.
ContributionsHanson, Robert Harold, 1918- joint author., Jacobs, Curtis A., joint author., United States. Bureau of the Census.
LC ClassificationsRA409 .U45 no. 52
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Paginationv, 17 p.
Number of Pages17
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Open LibraryOL5389060M
LC Control Number72600131

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DHEW Publication No. (HSM), U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE Public Health Service Health Services and Mental Health Administration. Vital Health Stat 2. Apr;(52) Reliability of Estimates With Alternative Cluster Sizes in the Health InterviewSurvey. Waksberg J, Hanson RH, Jacobs CA.

The practice of grouping the elements of the universe of study into clusters and sampling the clusters is a common feature of sample by: 1. Reliability of estimates with alternative cluster sizes in the Health Interview Survey: evaluation of loss in precision due to clustering of households.

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