The Three-Stage Stratified Unrelated Question Model Lee, Gi-Sung; Hong, Ki-Hak; Son, Chang-Kyoon;
For procuring more sensitive information and estimating stratum target population proportion as well as an overall one form a sensitive population composed of several strata we suggest a two-stage stratified unrelated question model that uses stratified random sampling instead of simple random sampling in the two-stage unrelated question model by Kim et al. (1992) and extend it to the three-stage stratified unrelated question model. We also deal with the proportional and optimal allocation problems in each suggested model, compare the relative efficiency of the suggested two models, and show that the three-stage stratified unrelated question model is more efficient than the two-stage one in view of the variance.
Sensitive question;three-stage unrelated question model;stratified random sampling;
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