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Definition:
The process of applying more extensive methods of measurement to a subsample during the scheduled conduct of a survey in order to determine the effect of nonsampling errors.

Source Publication:
Statistical Policy Working Paper 4 - Glossary of Nonsampling Error Terms: An Illustration of a Semantic Problem in Statistics, United States Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology, 1978.

Hyperlink:
http://www.fcsm.gov/working-papers/sw4.html

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Friday, July 26, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, August 06, 2002