Tools for Designing and Weighting Survey Samples

Functions and datasets to support Valliant, Dever, and Kreuter, ``Practical Tools for Designing and Weighting Survey Samples'' (2nd edition, 2018). Contains functions for sample size calculation for survey samples using stratified or clustered one-, two-, and three-stage sample designs. Other functions compute variance components for multistage designs and sample sizes in two-phase designs. A number of example data sets are included.


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1.2.2 by Richard Valliant, 3 months ago

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Authors: Richard Valliant , Jill A. Dever , Frauke Kreuter

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Task views: Official Statistics & Survey Methodology

GPL (>= 2) license

Suggests doBy, foreign, lpSolve, plyr, pps, Rcpp, reshape, sampling, samplingbook, survey, knitr, rmarkdown

See at CRAN