Math. J. Interdiscip. Sci.

Variance Estimation Using Quality Characteristic

Prabhakar Mishra and Rajesh Singh


Mean square error; proportion; population variance; percent relative efficiency; simple random sampling without replacement.

PUBLISHER The Author(s) 2016. This article is published with open access at

This paper deals with estimation of unknown population variance of study variable (y) using auxiliary qualitative characteristic. The properties of the proposed class of estimators is studied and is supported through two real data sets.

Page(s) 143–149
ISSN Print : 2278-9561, Online : 2278-957X
DOI 10.15415/mjis.2017.52011
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