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Survey Methodology Bulletin No. 48 January 2001

The Survey Methodology Bulletin (SMB) is primarily produced to inform staff in the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the wider Government Statistical Service (GSS) about ONS survey methodology work and includes short articles about methodological projects or issues of general interest.

Survey Methodology Bulletin 48 - Jan 2001 (537.5 Kb Pdf)


  • Overview of the development of the Expenditure and Food Survey (EFS)
    Reg Gatenby
  • Report on the final pilot of the EFS
    Reg Gatenby
  • Designing a diary-keeping instrument for the EFS
    Kim Ursachi
  • The Impact of the FES/NFS merger on the precision of NFS estimates
    Dave Elliot
  • Imputation for partial household response on the EFS
    Franco Insalaco and Charles Lound
  • Imputation for item non-response on the EFS
    Mohammed Yar and Dave Elliot
  • Calculating sampling errors for calibration-weighted estimates on the EFS
    Charles Lound
  • Quality Issues in Social Surveys (QUISS) seminar London 4th December 2000-12-21 "Ten years of the omnibus survey - achieving quality results using this unique research vehicle"
    Tracy Simpson and Tania Corbin
  • Forthcoming conferences, seminars and courses
  • The National Statistics Methodology Series
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