Some sources of error and their effect on census statistics

@article{Ballar1976SomeSO,
  title={Some sources of error and their effect on census statistics},
  author={Barbara A. Ballar},
  journal={Demography},
  year={1976},
  volume={13},
  pages={273-286}
}
Often the reliability of survey data is examined only in relationship to sampling variances, excluding many other potential sources of error. If the sampling variance dominates the mean-square error, then few mistakes result by considering sampling variance only; however, if sampling variance is only a small part of the mean-square error, serious mistakes… CONTINUE READING