Chapter 7, Survey Sampling

Solution 7

Ignoring the finite population correction: .

Since it is a dichotomous case i.e. value of each member can either be 1 or 0 based on if this member/family is below the poverty level or not respectively, we have where p denotes the fraction of population below the poverty line.

This give us:


We know and .

This gives us

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