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Sample Design and Estimation (Social) NPT - Intermediate

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Newport

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Brief description: This is a one day classroom based session, aimed
at exploring more complex aspects of sampling and estimation that are
particularly applicable to social (household) surveys.


Learning outcomes: By the end of the course, through practical
application of the methods, participants will be able to understand:
• the principles and practicalities behind sampling and estimation
used within Official Statistics;
• when to use different sampling strategies, with particular emphasis
on multi-stage sampling;
• how sample data can be used to estimate parameters of interest,
with emphasis on weighting strategies that account for nonresponse
and allow calibration to known population totals; and
• how to assess the quality of sample estimates, with attention paid
to sampling errors and the use of design factors.


Method of delivery:
This is a one day taught session, delivered at the Newport ONS site
only.


Target audience:
This is aimed at analytical ONS/GSS staff who are interested in
understanding more complex aspects of sampling and estimation in
social surveys.


Event Length:
One day


Cost and pre-requisites:
The cost of this course is free to ONS staff. For Government staff who
are external to ONS, the course fee is £116. Participants will be
expected to have a good working knowledge of the subject matter.

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