Outliers & influential observations in sample surveys: CS11-615/85-56E-PDF

"Sample survey data sets often contain one or a few observations which have a much larger impact on estimates than seems reasonable. This report studies methods of dealing with such data, with emphasis on area frame problems. The National Farm Survey is used to illustrate both the problems and some possible solutions"--Abstract.

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Department/Agency Statistics Canada. Methodology Branch.
Title Outliers & influential observations in sample 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. IASM-85-056E." "March, 1985."
Date 1985.
Number of Pages 13 p.
Catalogue Number
  • CS11-615/85-56E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 11-615 no. 85-56
Subject Terms Statistical analysis, Methodology, Surveys