Quantitative Erased Respondent Method (QERM): using quantitative group data as an alternative to quantitative individual data. A simulated application to road checks for drivers under the influence of cocaine.
The Erased Respondent Method (ERM) allows the prevalence of a characteristic to be estimated without needing to know the state of the individual statistical units. A recent extension of the method, which also did not make use of individual data, also estimated the prevalence of two or more characteristics in the same individual (PERM, Politomic ERM). In… (More)