Problems in the Analysis of Survey Data, and a Proposal

  title={Problems in the Analysis of Survey Data, and a Proposal},
  author={James N. Morgan and John A. Sonquist},
  journal={Journal of the American Statistical Association},
  • J. Morgan, J. Sonquist
  • Published 1 June 1963
  • Mathematics
  • Journal of the American Statistical Association
Abstract Most of the problems of analyzing survey data have been reasonably well handled, except those revolving around the existence of interaction effects. Indeed, increased efficiency in handling multivariate analyses even with non-numerical variables, has been achieved largely by assuming additivity. An approach to survey data is proposed which imposes no restrictions on interaction effects, focuses on Importance in reducing predictive error, operates sequentially, and is independent of the… 

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