On Estimation of Mean of a Sensitive Quantitative Variable

By Zawar Hussain and Javed Shabbir .

Abstract: To estimate the mean of a sensitive quantitative variable two Randomized Response Models similar to Ryu et al (2005) model are studied. It is observed that the estimators based on proposed models work better than Ryu et al (2005) estimator in terms of efficiency as well as the provision of privacy to the survey respondents.

Key Words: randomized response technique, sensitive character, estimation of mean, anonymity, double randomization, and scrambled response

Zawar Hussain, zhlangah@yahoo.com
Javid Shabbir

Editor: Sampath, S.,,Sampath1959@yahoo.com

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