Basic Documentation No:3

Book : Basic Documentation No:3

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Population

Publishing Location : London

Published Date : Mart 1975

Publisher : World Fertility Survey

Document Type : Periodical

Book No : 6144


1 Introduction
2 Sampling theory and sampling practice
2.1 Sampling: science or art?
2.2 Sampling for the WFS
3 The population of study
3.1 Eligibility for interview: individual women
3.2 Eligibility for interview: households
3.3 Geographical coverage
3.4 Time reference
4 Physical, psychological and other constraints
4.1 Total sample size
4.2 Total duration of field work
4.3 Organization of the field work
4.4 Contamination and other interactions
4.5 Reliability of field workers
5 Sampling frames
5.1 General remarks
5.2 Sampling frames for individuals and households
5.3 Sampling frames for dwellings
5.4 Area sampling frames: mapping versus listing
5.5 Area sampling frames: demarcation of boundaries
5.6 The WFS in the context of other surveys, past and future
6 Preliminary description of the sample design recommended
7 The role of the household schedule
7.1 Fertility questions in the household schedule
7.2 Estimation of fertility levels by two-phase sampling
7.3 Main roles of the household schedule
7.4 Listing of households
7.5 Listing of persons
7.6 Relationship between the household interview and the individual interview
7.7 De facto/de jure and re-listing
7.8 Additional uses of the household schedule
7.9 Link between listing and interview; summary
8 Stratification
8.1 Definition and purpose
8.2 Stratification with unequal sampling fractions in the strata
8.3 Stratification with equal sampling fractions in the strata
8.4 Replicated sampling
8.5 Systematic sampling
9 Varying probability sampling and multi-stage sampling
9.1 Sampling with probability proportional to size
9.2 Multi-stage sampling
9.2.1 Reduction in field work for creation of sampling frames
9.2.2 Clustering the ultimate area units
9.3 Multi-stage sampling with PPS or PPES
9.4 Self-weighting and the household schedule
10 Errors in implementing the sample design
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Sources of error in sample implementation
10.3 Preventing errors in sample implementation
10.4 Detecting errors in sample implementation
10.5 How to deal with errors of sample implementation once they have been detected:
(A) Incomplete coverage
10.6 How to deal with errors of sample implementation once they have been detected:
(B) Incorrect information
11 Sampling for supplementary operations
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Sample design for the quality check and husbands survey
11.3 Check on coverage and non-response
11.4 Subsampling for modules
Appendix - Household Schedule


Manual on Sample Desing