Deriving State-Level Estimates from Three National Surveys: A Statistical Assessment and State Tabulations. IV. OTHER APPROACHES


There are a variety of procedures that could be followed to increase the number of states for which estimates with a desired level of accuracy can be achieved. These procedures include supplementing the national samples with state samples, combining data from multiple rounds of the same survey, combining data from the three surveys, and the use of indirect model-dependent estimators. The pros and cons of each of these procedures are discussed briefly in the following sections.

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