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Activity Number: 472
Type: Contributed
Date/Time: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 : 8:30 AM to 10:20 AM
Sponsor: Section on Government Statistics
Abstract - #307736
Title: Evaluation of Alternative Nonresponse Adjustments
Author(s): Jason Hill*+
Companies: American Institutes for Research
Address: 1990 K St NW Suite 500, Washington, DC, 20006, USA
Keywords: CHAID ; nonresponse bias

In preparation for the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics, the authors will calculate alternative nonresponse adjustments using Chi Square Automatic Interaction Detection methods on existing 2007-08 survey data. Key statistics will be compared against publicly reported tables to evaluate differences. Nonresponse bias will evaluated and compared. Discussions will also include potential efficiencies of using CHAID methods.

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