Variance estimation in stratified multistage sampling: CS11-619/95-2E-PDF

"A robust Taylor linearization variance estimator under stratified multistage sampling and generalized regression estimation is proposed. The robust variance estimator is obtained by linearizing the jackknife variance estimator. Properties of the proposed variance estimator, the standard linearized variance estimator, and the jackknife variance estimator are studied through a simulation study. All of the variance estimators performed well both unconditionally and conditionally given a measure of how far away the estimated totals of auxiliary variables are from the known population totals"--Abstract.

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Department/Agency Statistics Canada. Methodology Branch.
Title Variance estimation in stratified multistage sampling
Series Title Working paper ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
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Note Digitized edition from print [produced by Statistics Canada]. "HSMD-95-002-E." "April 1995."
Date 1995.
Number of Pages 14 p.
Catalogue Number
  • CS11-619/95-2E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 11-619E no. 95-02
Subject Terms Methodology, Statistical analysis