One of the most difficult problems confronting investigators who analyze data from surveys is how treat missing data. Many statistical procedures can not be used immediately if any values are missing. This paper considers the problem of estimating the population mean using auxiliary information when some observations on the sample are missing and the population mean of the auxiliary variable is not available. We use tools of classical statistical estimation theory to find a suitable estimator. We study the model and design properties of the proposed estimator. We also report the results of a broad-based simulation study of the efficiency of the estimator, which reveals very promising results.
Quality & Quantity – Springer Journals
Published: Feb 15, 2007
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