Extending the Utility of Federal Data Bases. Appendix A

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Table A-1.
Sources used to provide estimates of design effects
Survey Source
Census
   Census 2000 Estimated from description of sample design
   ACS Estimated from description of sample design
   CPS U.S. Census Bureau reports, Series P-60, No’s 198 and 200
   SIPP Communication from U.S. Census Bureau
NCHS/CDC
   NHIS NHIS report on Variance Estimation, by D. Judkins and D. Wright, September 20, 1990
   NSFG National Survey Family Growth, Cycle IV, Evaluation of Linked Design, NCHS Series 2, No. 117, July 1993
   NIS Estimated from description of sample design
   NHANES Sample Design Research for NHANES ’97, Oct. ’94, page 2-1, combined with description of sample design
AHRQ
   MEPS Design Effects of Survey Estimates Derived from the 1996 MEPS, William Yu, paper prepared for 1999 annual meetings of the American Statistical Association
HCFA
   MCBS Components of Variance and Nonresponse Adjustments for MCBS, by D. Judkins and A. Lo. Proceedings of Section on Survey Research Methods of the A.S.A., 1993
SAMHSA
   HSDA Methodological Resource Book for the 1991 NHSDA
NCES
   NHES Unit and Item Respondent Weighting and Imputation Procedures in the 1995 NHES, NCES Working Paper 97-06. Estimated from description of sample design.
   ECLS-B Estimated from description of sample-design.
   ECLS-K Estimated from description of sample-design.