University of New Mexico, Bureau of Business and Economic Research; U.S. Census Burea
University of New Mexico, Bureau of Business and Economic Research
A presentation on statistical methods for estimating persons per household (PPH) in New Mexico. The author presents a brief overview of PPH concepts, the effects of the PPH variable in population estimation, components that affect PPH, and selection and validation of a model for estimating PPH. He outlines his methodology: regression methods; stepwise selection, using SAS; Bayesian probability testing with WinBUGS; and validation of the model. Illustrated with charts and tables.
Ruan, Xiaomin. "How Does the Persons per Household Variable Affect Population Estimation and How to Measure It." (2008). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/bber/105