A Comparison of Variance Estimates for Schools and Students
A Comparison of Variance Estimates for Schools and Students Using Taylor Series and. Replicate Weighting. Peter H. Siegel, James R. Chromy, Ellen Scheib.
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variance estimates comparison by statistical software - American
variance estimates produced by those routines in a sample data setting ... the Taylor series method (Wolter, 1985). The first two ... In the BRR method, within each stratum, sampled schools are paired ... weights for students was developed, for the purpose, in the manner ... procedure using a Taylor series approximation. 2.
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A Comparison of Taylor Linearization and Balanced Repeated
For computing variances of MEPS estimates, the Taylor Series Expansion ... This report presents a comparison of MEPS variances estimates using TSE and.
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COMPARISON OF VARIANCE ESTIMATION METHODS FOR THE
Key Words: Ratio Estimation, Taylor Series, ... In order to compare variance estimation methods, we artificially ... linearized Taylor series method and using three.
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Analyzing Group Level Effects with Clustered Data Using Taylor
effects: regression using Taylor series linearization. (TSL; Rust ... cluster are more alike with each other compared to individuals in ... each other compared to students in other schools .... sample data (e.g., it is the default variance estimation .
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NAEP Sample Design, Weights, Variance Estimation, IRT Scaling
NAEP Sample Design, Weights, Variance Estimation, IRT Scaling, and Plausible ... o NAEP is not a testing program for individual students or schools .... o Schools are sampled within PSUs using a procedure that we will discuss later .... The Taylor Series linearization method uses PSU and strata identifiers to compute the .
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Strengths and Limitations of Using SUDAAN, Stata, and WesVarPC
Using SUDAAN, Stata, and WesVarPC for Computing Variances from NCES Data Sets, ..... methods such as Taylor series linearization and replication. .... A comparison of standard errors calculated using bootstrap replicate ... Both the school and student baseline sample files were used in this software evaluation, but.
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Apr 1, 2008 ... Variance Estimation Using Replication Methods in. Structural Equation ... traditional analyses such as multiple regression and comparison of frequency ..... the student being selected given selection of the school, studjsch. ..... from JRR, BRR, and Taylor series linearization for ratio and regression estima-.
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Variance estimation for NAEP data using a comprehensive
students, using a multidimensional discrete model for item response data. The data utilized to .... error based on a jackknife resampling procedure, and to compare the variance .... schools was drawn in 2003 by the consortium conducting the NAEP. ... One is the Taylor series linearization method used to account for complex.
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Principles of Proper Inferences from Complex Survey Data - SAS
such as DOMAIN analysis under replication variance approximations. FEATURES ... By walking through a hypothetical complex sample of students selected to participate ... within strata leads to greater precision for population- level estimates. Stratifying ..... In the PROC statement, the Taylor series method can be explicitly.
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[SVY] Survey Data - Stata
More options for bootstrap variance estimation 24 brr options . ..... Before using svy, first take a quick look at [SVY] svyset. Use the .... in size, and the total sample size is 4,071 students. ... by using the linearized variance estimator—so called because it is based on a first-order Taylor series ..... Example 8: Comparing means.
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Chapter 19 Statistical analysis of survey data - United Nations
survey data and variances of survey estimates need to be computed in a manner .... into weighting classes so that within these classes the differences between the .... be obtained using the first-order Taylor series approximations or replication .... regard to sampling of students within schools when schools are stratified and ...
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Software for Analysis of YRBS Data - Centers for Disease Control
variance estimation, and survey degrees of freedom is provided along with ... Tables 1 and 2 provide a comparison of features ... YRBS analyses using procedures within each statistical software package. ..... Variance estimation: Only Taylor Series Linearization is available for ..... Global School-based Student Health.
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Comparing and Evaluating Youth Substance Use Estimates from the
for MTF, the 1975 to 2008 report for secondary school students (Johnston et al., 2009) and ... When differences in substance use estimates are observed between surveys, therefore, multiple ...... Variance Estimation Procedures for NSDUH and YRBS .... Using a first-order Taylor series approximation to estimate RSE[-ln ˆ()].
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Variance Estimation for NAEP Data Using a ResamplingBased
inferences for groups of students, using a multidimensional discrete model for item ... Key words: NAEP, jackknife, general diagnostic model, variance estimation, .... (including adjustments for school and student nonresponse and ..... One is the Taylor series linearization method: using a linear estimator to approximate the.
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We compare different methods of variance estimation for ... surveys: Taylor linearization and replication. ..... In PISA, a sample of schools and students within ... Stata will also allow creating replication weights by using design variables. .... constructor to calculate the weights and append a series of replicate weights to each.
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A comparison of Bayesian and likelihood-based methods for fitting
fitting variance-components (VC) and random-effects logistic regression (RELR) ... Bayesian methods, with (i) REML and quasi-likelihood estimation (for their ... 2000); empirical-Bayes estimation using ... students taken from J = 48 schools. .... which the investigator has to specify the order of the Taylor-series approximation, .
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Approximate estimation of the standard errors of complex statistics
general methods of estimating standard errors including: balanced repeated replication, the jackknife, Taylor series expansion and elementary perturbation. ... Correlations are introduced into the data through students being at the same school .... The jackknife estimate of variance using groups of size n—l may be.
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Package 'survey' - CRAN
Aug 15, 2014 ... ances by Taylor series linearisation or replicate weights. ..... AIC is defined using the Rao-Scott approximation to the weighted ... It corresponds to comparing the models with a Wald test and ... Student performance in California schools .... ( 1999) Resampling-based variance estimation for labour force ...
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Transitioning to R: Replicating SAS, Stata, and - The R Journal
data as a gauge for estimating how proposed leg- islation will affect ... complex survey variance calculation techniques, and to produce the ... timated using both Taylor-series linearization and replicate ..... Comparison code for SAS was not included in. Table 2 ..... Johns Hopkins School of Public Health for code edit- ing.
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