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## Prediction for Small Areas

*Raymond L. Chambers and Robert G. Clark*

### in An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- May 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780198566625
- eISBN:
- 9780191738449
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566625.003.0015
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Prediction for small areas introduces an important application of sample survey inference, where domain sample sizes are too small to allow domain-specific inference. Typically, these domains are ... More

## Homogeneous Populations

*Raymond L. Chambers and Robert G. Clark*

### in An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- May 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780198566625
- eISBN:
- 9780191738449
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566625.003.0003
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter describes the simplest possible model for a finite population: the homogeneous population model. It is appropriate when there is no auxiliary information that can distinguish between ... More

## Parametrization and prediction of rates

*Bendix Carstensen*

### in Epidemiology with R

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- January 2021
- ISBN:
- 9780198841326
- eISBN:
- 9780191876936
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198841326.003.0007
- Subject:
- Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of parametrizing quantitative covariate effects, that is, describing how variables (covariates) influence the outcome variable, be that disease odds, rates, or some ... More

## Maximum Likelihood and Generalized Linear Models

*Andy Hector*

### in The New Statistics with R: An Introduction for Biologists

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- March 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780198729051
- eISBN:
- 9780191795855
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729051.003.0008
- Subject:
- Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

This chapter revisits a regression analysis to explore the normal least squares assumption of approximately equal variance. It also considers some of the data transformations that can be used to ... More

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