TWO ALTERNATE QUESTIONS RANDOMIZED RESPONSE MODEL FOR HUMAN SURVEYS

THIS MODEL IS APPLICABLE WHEN THE POPULATION PROPORTION WITH A NONSENSITIVE ATTRIBUTE IS NOT KNOWN IN ADVANCE AND TWO SAMPLES ARE REQUIRED TO ESTIMATE THE POPULATION PROPORTION WITH A SENSITIVE ATTRIBUTE. IT CONSISTS OF USING THE SENSITIVE QUESTION AND TWO NONSENSITIVE ALTERNATE QUESTIONS IN EACH SAMPLE. THE EFFICIENCY OF THIS ESTIMATOR IS COMPARED WITH MOORS' OPTIMIZED VERSION OF THE STANDARD TWO SAMPLE SINGLE ALTERNATE QUESTION MODEL, AND WITH THE ONE SAMPLE SINGLE ALTERNATE QUESTION MODEL WHEN PI SUB Y IS KNOWN. RESULTS OF A FIELD TEST, CONDUCTED BY RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE, OF THE TWO ALTERNATE QUESTIONS MODEL ON A PROBABILITY SAMPLE OF THE RESIDENTS OF MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. WHO WERE 16 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER ARE DISCUSSED. THE TEST WAS PERFORMED IN CONNECTION WITH A DRINKING AND DRIVING ATTITUDE SURVEY CONDUCTED FOR THE COUNTY AND THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. /DOT/

  • Corporate Authors:

    American Statistical Association

    806 15th Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20005
  • Authors:
    • Folsom, R E
  • Publication Date: 1973-9

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  • Accession Number: 00200635
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 20 1974 12:00AM