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sampling frame

the list of members of the total population of interest from which a SAMPLE for study can be drawn. For example, such a list may be the electoral register, if information about those with voting rights is being sought, or the family practitioner committee lists if a health survey is projected, or vehicle registration lists, if car ownership or road transport is under study.
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The training workshop which brought together relevant stakeholders, including representatives from the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, Ministry of National Food Security and Research, Ministry of Planning, Development and Reform, Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Commission, Provincial Bureaus of Statistics and Crop Reporting Services (CRS of Agriculture Departments), aimed to introduce global methodologies employed for the preparation and use of master sampling frame, sample design for integrated agriculture census and GIS/remote sensing for agriculture statistics.
(8) While few, if any, of these methods were developed for sampling purposes any of them could be used to segment the sampling frame for purposes of stratification for sample selection.
(5) This report explored several hypotheses related to sampling frame, use of proxy respondents, questions' wording and ordering, mode of administration and survey context.
Area sampling uses maps rather than lists to define the sampling frame but does not require individual dwellings to be identified prior to going into the field.
CASPER provides a survey method to select and interview households that are representative of the whole population using a cluster sampling methodology that can be described in the following steps: 1) define a geographic area of interest as the sampling frame; 2) within this sampling frame, select a sample of 30 clusters (areas delineated by census, usually census blocks) with "probability proportional to size"; and 3) systematically sample seven households for face-to-face interviews within each cluster.
It describes the measurement of the group quarters population and recommendations related to data user needs and different aspects of the survey methodology, including challenges in developing and maintaining a sampling frame of group quarters facilities and recommendations for increasing the efficiency of the updated process and sample design, the sample allocation and selection process and suggestions for refining them, and improvements and alternatives to the weighting and estimation procedures.
Sampling frame is the source material from which a sample is drawn.
Specific criteria for evaluation of observer programs are program longevity, sampling frame and design, and program implementation.
In the rural sampling frame, the 695 counties that have an Urban Influence Code (UIC) defined by the U.S.
Example of recording system used to record plant species by point location in the sampling frame. Eleven points across by eleven points down (3 inches on center) produced 121 sampling points within the 3 feet by 3 feet square frame (K.
In todays meeting important issues like Tabulation Plan for publication of census results, use of Sampling Frame to collect additional information and development of a Uniform Coding Scheme were discussed.
They point out that this is the first survey that relied upon an unbiased sampling frame.