Household Surveys in Developing and Transition Countries

Household Surveys in Developing and Transition Countries

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Household surveys are an important source of socio-economic data and important indicators to inform and monitor development policies are often derived from such surveys. In developing countries, they have become a dominant form of data collection, supplementing or sometimes even replacing other data collection programmes and civil registration systems. This handbook presents several aspects of conducting household surveys in developing and transition countries, including sample design, survey implementation, non-sampling errors, survey costs, and analysis of survey data. The handbook can assist national survey statisticians to design household surveys in an efficient and reliable manner, and to allow users to make greater use of survey generated data.The programmers in charge of the data entry program will need to refer to them by means of codes, according to the ... team, and also because it will save time in the subsequent steps of preparation and dissemination of the survey data sets. ... A good option is to simply refer to the section and question numbers on the questionnaire, without any intent to make the codes ... This is because under these conditions the data entry operator always has only one or just a few questionnaires toanbsp;...

Title:Household Surveys in Developing and Transition Countries
Author:United Nations. Statistical Division
Publisher:United Nations Publications - 2005-01-01


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