Area Sampling

  • Richard Valliant
  • Jill A. Dever
  • Frauke Kreuter
Chapter
Part of the Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences book series (SSBS, volume 51)

Abstract

Area sampling is a catchall term for a set of procedures in which geographic areas are selected as intermediate units on the way to sampling lower-level units that are the targets of a survey. Area sampling is just an example of multistage sampling, but because special data sources and methods are used, we devote a separate chapter to it. Calculations for determining sample allocations to the different stages are the same as those covered in Chap. 9.

Keywords

Migration Income Stratification 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Valliant
    • 1
  • Jill A. Dever
    • 2
  • Frauke Kreuter
    • 3
  1. 1.University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.RTI InternationalWashington, DCUSA
  3. 3.University of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

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