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Scottish Household Survey: response rates, reissuing and survey quality

This paper assesses the impact of reissuing on survey estimates using data from the Scottish Household Survey, 2014 and 2016.

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Scottish Household Survey: response rates, reissuing and survey quality
7 Appendix 2: Bibliography

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7 Appendix 2: Bibliography

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