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Optional randomized response revisited. (English) Zbl 1365.62039
Chaudhuri, Arijit (ed.) et al., Data gathering, analysis and protection of privacy through randomized response techniques: qualitative and quantitative human traits. Amsterdam: Elsevier/North Holland (ISBN 978-0-444-63570-9/hbk; 978-0-444-63571-6/ebook). Handbook of Statistics 34, 331-340 (2016).
Summary: In a randomized response (RR) survey on a sensitive character, the perception of sensitivity can vary from person to person and a section of the respondents may even be willing to disclose their true states rather than providing responses via the use of a randomization device. This opens up the prospect of allowing optional, rather than compulsory, RRs, leading to enhanced estimation efficiency. Research in this direction has received significant attention and the present chapter reviews these developments. We begin with the early work on qualitative characters and then pass on to more recent literature pertaining to quantitative characters. Results under both simple random sampling with replacement and general sampling designs are touched upon.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1349.62001].
MSC:
62D05 Sampling theory, sample surveys
94A62 Authentication, digital signatures and secret sharing
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