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Nonresponse rates and trends in household surveys: CS11-613/94-2E-PDF

"The study of nonresponse trends and reasons for it leads to a better understanding of the phenomenon thereby facilitating the identification of remedial measures to control or reduce it. In this paper these trends are examined for several household surveys. Components, seasonal patterns, and longitudinal evolution of nonresponse for the Labour Force Survey (LFS) are analyzed. The annual nonresponse rates for LFS and other households surveys are compared and possible explanations for these differences are presented. Some of the current research activities at Statistics Canada on this topic are described"--Abstract.

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Department/Agency Statistics Canada. Social Survey Methods Division.
Title Nonresponse rates and trends in household surveys
Series Title Working paper ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Digitized edition from print [produced by Statistics Canada]. "Working paper no. SSMD-94-002-E." "February 1994."
Date 1994.
Number of Pages 24 p.
Catalogue Number
  • CS11-613/94-2E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 11-613
Subject Terms Surveys, Methodology