Metrika

, Volume 31, Issue 1, pp 215–226 | Cite as

Regression-type estimators using two auxiliary variables and the model of double sampling from finite populations

  • B. Kiregyera
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Summary

In this paper, we use two auxiliary variablesx andy to construct two regression-type estimators for the population mean of the study variabley. The efficiency of the proposed estimators is investigated under a super-population model. A numerical study is done to demonstrate the practical use of different estimation formulae and empirically demonstrate the performance of the constructed estimators.

Keywords

Auxiliary Variable Approximate Expression Estimation Formula Regression Estimator Finite Population 

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© Physica-Verlag 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Kiregyera
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  1. 1.Institute of Statistics and Applied EconomicsMakerere UniversityKampalaUganda

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