[R] SamplingStrata R package

Chris S cjsilwood at gmail.com
Tue Oct 31 16:15:10 CET 2017

Hi Bert
thank you for the reply. Not a coding query as such. Just wanted some
pointers towards how to handle strata using the package in my situation,
i.e. business type X business size with information for count and financial

many thanks

On 31 October 2017 at 14:37, Bert Gunter <bgunter.4567 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 1.  There is no question here.
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> On Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 4:43 AM, Chris S <cjsilwood at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I am hoping to use the SamplingStrata R package for a dataset describing a
>> population of businesses wherein I have information on the type of
>> business, as well as, for designated employment number bands, number of
>> employees and business turnover information. So in this context the
>> employment number bands can be described as micro, small, medium and
>> large,
>> i.e. size of business. Hence I would like the stratification to be
>> business
>> type X business size. I note that SamplingStrata allows for multivariate
>> scenarios and the data frame should be straightforward to set up, but in
>> terms of "domains" which descriptor should be used for this? I am assuming
>> I can use both number of employees and business turnover information to
>> optimise the stratification sampling procedure.
>> thank you in advance
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