NPHS data quality: CS11-619/2003-4E-PDF

exploring non-sampling errors /

"The National Population Health Survey (NPHS) is a biennial longitudinal survey that collects infonnation on the health of the Canadian population and related socio-demographic information. NPHS also fulfilled cross-sectional needs during its first three cycles, but became purely longitudinal with its recently completed fourth cycle. This paper presents some data quality indicators such as the number of attempted contacts needed to complete a case, the length of interviews, refusal conversion, item refusal and item don't know rates, and edit failure and data inconsistencies, focussing mainly on the longitudinal panel members"--Abstract.

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Department/Agency Statistics Canada. Methodology Branch.
Title NPHS data quality
Subtitle exploring non-sampling errors /
Series Title Working paper ;
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Language [English]
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Note Digitized edition from print [produced by Statistics Canada]. "HSMD-2003-004E." "July 2003."
Date 2003.
Number of Pages 52 p.
Catalogue Number
  • CS11-619/2003-4E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 11-619E no. 2003-04
Subject Terms Methodology, Statistical analysis