Muscat, The National Centre for Statistics and

Information (NCSI) is currently organizing a workshop on the design of

survey samples.

The four-day workshop aims to introduce participants to the

researchers in the field of statistical surveys and employees in various

statistical units and departments concerned with the implementation of

statistical surveys and data analysis of different types. It will also train

participants on how to design and choose the appropriate sample for

the survey as well as the calculation of weights and their use in the

estimation of statistical indicators.

The most important terms and concepts in the field of samples and

types, which include the simple random sample, systematic sample,

cluster sample, and class sample; methods of selection; and problems

facing samples and how to treat them, will also be discussed.

Source: Oman News Agency