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Jan 30 - Feb 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
106 Farrall Hall
524 S Shaw Ln East Lansing, MI 48824
Center for Statistical Training and Consulting
Faculty Knowledge Essentials, Cross disciplinary awareness

Introduction to Sampling

This workshop will provide an introduction to sampling with the focus on design and its relation to the methods of data analysis. Basic sampling concepts and aspects of selecting and analyzing samples will be covered, and hands-on exercises will be included. These exercises will demonstrate the use of Minitab to select samples, and the use of SAS survey procedures to select samples and analyze data.

Topics:
 

  • Populations and samples
  • Types of samples: simple random, stratified, cluster, systematic
  • Sample size determination
  • Allocation across strata
  • Analysis of data using SAS procedures: SURVEYMEANS, SURVEYFREQ, SURVEYREG, SURVEYLOGISTIC