Efficient Use of Auxiliary Variables in Estimating Finite Population Variance in Two-Phase Sampling

- Journal title : Communications for Statistical Applications and Methods
- Volume 17, Issue 2, 2010, pp.165-181
- Publisher : The Korean Statistical Society
- DOI : 10.5351/CKSS.2010.17.2.165

Title & Authors

Efficient Use of Auxiliary Variables in Estimating Finite Population Variance in Two-Phase Sampling

Singh, Housila P.; Singh, Sarjinder; Kim, Jong-Min;

Singh, Housila P.; Singh, Sarjinder; Kim, Jong-Min;

Abstract

This paper presents some chain ratio-type estimators for estimating finite population variance using two auxiliary variables in two phase sampling set up. The expressions for biases and mean squared errors of the suggested c1asses of estimators are given. Asymptotic optimum estimators(AOE's) in each class are identified with their approximate mean squared error formulae. The theoretical and empirical properties of the suggested classes of estimators are investigated. In the simulation study, we took a real dataset related to pulmonary disease available on the CD with the book by Rosner, (2005).

Keywords

Finite population variance;auxiliary variables;two phase sampling;bias and mean squared error;

Language

English

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