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Variance estimation methodology and general purpose variance estimation system for the Labour Force Survey: CS11-613/89-22E-PDF

"In the redesigned Labour Force Survey, the raking ratio estimation had been used until 1989. To provide the variance estimates of the raking ratio estimates, a new methodology and computer system had been developed for the published data. However, it is often necessary to calculate variances of user specified characteristics for a special purpose on an ad hoc basis. The existing system does not provide the flexibility to meet such needs. A general purpose variance estimation system was developed to meet these needs. This paper describes briefly the new variance estimation methodology and gives a detailed explanation of the system. It also includes the whole listing of the computer system"--Abstract.

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Department/Agency Statistics Canada. Social Survey Methods Division.
Title Variance estimation methodology and general purpose variance estimation system for the Labour Force Survey
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-89-022 E." "November, 1989."
Date 1989.
Number of Pages 19 p.
Catalogue Number
  • CS11-613/89-22E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 11-613E
Subject Terms Surveys, Methodology