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4 Secondary Datasets

Thomas P. Vartanian

in Secondary Data Analysis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195388817
eISBN:
9780199863396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388817.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines twenty-nine prominent data sets, describing the survey design, the sample, the time period covered, key variables, representativeness of the data, whether the data is ... More


Anthropometric Indicators: Measurement and Selection Biases?

Peter Svedberg

in Poverty and Undernutrition: Theory, Measurement, and Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292685
eISBN:
9780191596957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292686.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In this chapter, the main technical measurement problems encountered in assessing the anthropometric status of people are analysed. While anthropometric height and weight observations are simple and ... More


Is the Consumer Expenditure Survey Representative by Income?

John Sabelhaus, David Johnson, Stephen Ash, David Swanson, Thesia I. Garner, John Greenlees, and Steve Henderson

in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Aggregate under-reporting of household spending in the Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) can result from two fundamental types of measurement errors: higher-income households (who presumably spend ... More


Hawaii–“My Only Real Home”

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0025
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter studies the love Alexander had for Hawaii, and the effect the Second World War had on the activities of Alexander and Kellogg. It describes the women's usual annual cycle of activity, ... More


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