WSEAS Transactions on Systems

Print ISSN: 1109-2777
E-ISSN: 2224-2678

Volume 17, 2018

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Volume 17, 2018

Pseudo Empirical Likelihood Confidence Intervals for Complex Sample Survey Data

AUTHORS: N. Glenn Griesinger, Andrea J. Shelton, Kiran Chilakamarri, Demetrios Kazakos

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ABSTRACT: Complex sample survey data are obtained through multistage sampling designs that involve clustering, stratification, and non–responce adjustments. Standard statistical methods such as empirical likelihood are typically not applicable to complex samples because independent, identically distributed observations seldom result from such data. Hence, we derive pseudo empirical likelihood confidence intervals for stratified single–stage and stratified multistage sampling designs. Use of such designs include national health data sets.

KEYWORDS: Complex sample, survey data, empirical likelihood.


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WSEAS Transactions on Systems, ISSN / E-ISSN: 1109-2777 / 2224-2678, Volume 17, 2018, Art. #29, pp. 259-263

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