Minimum Sample Sizes with Rare Events in Stratified Designs

@inproceedings{Falk2002MinimumSS,
  title={Minimum Sample Sizes with Rare Events in Stratified Designs},
  author={Eric Falk and Joomi Kim and Wendy Rotz},
  year={2002}
}
There are many statistical issues in using stratified sampling for rare events. They include designing to ensure enough of the rare events are found in each stratum, achieving adequate accuracy of the estimates and their variance, and meeting the normality assumptions for confidence interval construction. When sampling to estimate sales and use tax, a large… CONTINUE READING