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An ad hoc survey is a survey without any plan for repetition.

Source Publication:
United Nations, 1964, Recommendations for the Preparation of Sample Survey Reports (Provisional Issue), Statistical Papers Series C, No. 1, Rev 2, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistical Office of the United Nations, New York, p. 3.

Cross References:
Pilot survey
Repeated survey

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Wednesday, December 8, 2004

Last updated on Thursday, April 25, 2013