Prerequisite: STAT 346 and a course in Statistics, or STAT 344.
Corequisite: STAT 362
Course Description: Introduction to design and analysis of sample surveys. Sample designs include simple random sampling; systematic sampling; and stratified, cluster, and multistage sampling. Analytical methods include sample size determination, ratio and regression estimation, imputation for missing data, and nonsampling error adjustment. Practical problems encountered in conducting a survey are discussed. Methods applied to case studies of actual surveys. Class project may be required.
When Offered: Fall