Lot quality assurance sampling: single- and double-sampling plans.

  title={Lot quality assurance sampling: single- and double-sampling plans.},
  author={Stanley Lemeshow and Sally Taber},
  journal={World health statistics quarterly. Rapport trimestriel de statistiques sanitaires mondiales},
  volume={44 3},
Lot quality assurance sampling (LQAS) was originally developed for industrial applications. This article discusses the extension of its application to a public health setting. When resources must be allocated to several communities based on whether or not each exceeds a target proportion of members with a characteristic, a sampling scenario arises which is different to the standard parameter estimation scenario. LQAS is an efficient procedure for sampling in this instance. Under certain… CONTINUE READING

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