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This article brings jointly very important rules at the model-based method of pattern survey, which has been built over the past two decades. compatible for graduate scholars statisticians, it strikes from easy rules primary to sampling to extra rigorous mathematical modelling and knowledge research and comprises workouts and recommendations.

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It immediately follows that h A2h is then minimised when Ah is a constant for all values of h, that is Ah = H −1 K, h = 1, . . , H. In other words, the optimal points of stratification (assuming optimal allocation) are obtained by taking equal intervals on the cumulative of f (z), that is each stratum accounts for 1/H of the cumulative of f (z). This is often referred to as the cumulative square root rule for forming strata. In practice, we can approximate f (z) using a histogram based on the N population values of Z.

The Model-Based Approach 15 In particular, we show how the first two moments of tˆy − ty can be obtained under these models, and we then use this knowledge to design efficient sampling strategies for tˆy . To start, we note that both ty and tˆy are realisations of random variables whose joint distribution is determined by two processes – the first one, assumed random, that led to the actual population values of Y , and the second the process (possibly random, possibly not) that was used to determine which population units were selected for the sample s, and which were not.

The total of these counts (which would, in practice, not be known by the sampler) is ty = 19, 568. It is assumed that the sampler knows the corresponding 1920 population counts for these cities, which we denote by Z, and can use this information for stratifying the population. The total of these ‘auxiliary’ counts is 16,290. 1. Consider two different approaches to stratification of this population, both resulting in two strata: 1. Put the 16 cities with the largest values of Z (1920 population counts) into one stratum and the remaining 48 cities into another.

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