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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.


Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Friday, July 26, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, August 6, 2002