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NCJ Number: 97495 Find in a Library
Title: National Crime Survey Program - Problems in Sample Selection and Data Analysis
Journal: Social Science Quartley  Volume:66  Issue:1  Dated:(March 1985)  Pages:186-193
Author(s): S E Brown; T W Woolley
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 8
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Possible biases and limitations related to sampling and sample size are discussed within the context of the city sample of the National Crime Survey program.
Abstract: Recommendations concerning data analysis and the reporting of results in ecological research are offered, with specific attention to stability of parameter estimates, statistical power, and sampling bias. (Author abstract)
Index Term(s): Data analysis; National crime surveys; Sampling
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