JSM Preliminary Online Program
This is the preliminary program for the 2007 Joint Statistical Meetings in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Some sessions have moved to accommodate speaker conflicts so session numbers were re-sequenced on April 10, 2007. The online program will reflect these updated changes.

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12 Applied Session Theme Session Sun, 7/29/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-355 F
Measuring and Improving Data Quality: A Prerequisite to Harnessing the Power of Information - Invited - Papers
Social Statistics Section, Section on Government Statistics, Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): Nancy Gordon, U.S. Census Bureau
Chair(s): Nancy Gordon, U.S. Census Bureau
     2:05 PM   Assessing the Effectiveness of Using Panel Respondent Mode PreferencesThomas B. Hoffer, NORC at the University of Chicago; Karen Grigorian, NORC at the University of Chicago; Ron Fecso, National Science Foundation
     2:30 PM   Look and Listen, But Don't Stop: Interviewers and Data Quality in the 2007 SCFArthur B. Kennickell, Federal Reserve Board
     2:55 PM   Survey Quality and Quality Metrics: An Economic ApproachJulia Lane, NORC at the University of Chicago; Suzanne Bard, NORC at the University of Chicago; Judith Petty, NORC at the University of Chicago
     3:20 PM   Disc: Cheryl R. Landman, U.S. Census Bureau
     3:40 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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13 Applied Session Sun, 7/29/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-355 B
2007 Government Statistics, Social Statistics, and Survey Research Methods Student Paper Awards Session - Topic Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics Section, Section on Government Statistics, SSC
Organizer(s): Roberta Sangster, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Chair(s): Steven Heeringa, Institute for Social Research
     2:05 PM   Small-Area Estimation in Multivariate SurveysHukum Chandra, University of Southampton; Ray Chambers, University of Wollongong
     2:25 PM   Nonparametric Modeling of the Second Order Structure of Processes with Time-Varying MemoryGeorg Goerg, Vienna University of Technology; Dana Draghicescu, Hunter College
     2:45 PM   Cosponsorship in the U.S. Senate: A Mixed Effects Approach to Detecting the Subtle Influence of Social Relational Factors on Legislative BehaviorJustin Gross, Carnegie Mellon University; Stephen Fienberg, Carnegie Mellon University; Cosma Shalizi, Carnegie Mellon University; David Krackhardt, Carnegie Mellon University
     3:05 PM   Imputing Missing Data in the FBI's Uniform Crime ReportsClint Roberts, The Ohio State University; Elizabeth A. Stasny, The Ohio State University; Michael D. Maltz, The Ohio State University
     3:25 PM   Using the Multiple Imputation Technique To Correct for Measurement Error and Statistical Disclosure Control in Sensitive Count Data in a National SurveyMandi Yu, University of Michigan
     3:45 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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35 Applied Session Sun, 7/29/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-355 C
Imputation of Missing Data: Applications and Methods - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Section on Health Policy Statistics, Biometrics Section
Chair(s): Meena Khare, National Center for Health Statistics
     2:05 PM   Adjusting the German Labor Force Survey for Under-Reporting by Means of Calibrated ImputationHans Kiesl, Institute for Employment Research; Susanne Rässler, Institute for Employment Research
     2:20 PM   Not Just Another Multiple Imputation: Practical Aspects for Highly Correlated DataLester Curtin, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Nathaniel Schenker, National Center for Health Statistics; Jeffrey Hughes, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Lori Borrund, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
     2:35 PM   Data Imputation Models for Nontrended Price DataKennon Copeland, IMS Health; Boris Brodsky, IMS Health
     2:50 PM   Weight Adjustments for Fractional Regression Hot Deck ImputationMin Hui Paik, Iowa State University; Michael D. Larsen, Iowa State University
     3:05 PM   Robust Sequential Regression Imputation MethodIrina Bondarenko, University of Michigan; Trivellore E. Raghunathan, University of Michigan
     3:20 PM   Imputation of Rental Equivalence in the Consumer Expenditure Interview SurveyBarry Steinberg, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Eric Keil, Bureau of Labor Statistics; David Swanson, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Shirley Tsai, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Garner Thesia, Bureau of Labor Statistics
     3:35 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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36 Applied Session Sun, 7/29/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-355 E
Sampling Design--Methods, Adaptation, Redesign - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Chair(s): Vincent G. Iannacchione, RTI International
     2:05 PM   Multiple Matrix Sampling: A ReviewJeffrey Gonzalez, Bureau of Labor Statistics; John L. Eltinge, Bureau of Labor Statistics
     2:20 PM   Some Statistical Issues in Adapting Sample Designs for Surveys Requiring Rapid ResponseAllison Deal, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; William D. Kalsbeek, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
     2:35 PM   Optimal 2-Stage Sampling Theory for Business Customer Satisfaction SurveysJohn Rotondo, AT&T Labs - Research
     2:50 PM   An Automated Procedure for Forming Contiguous Sampling Units for Area Probability SamplesBryce Johnson, Westat; Jill M. Montaquila, Westat; Andrew Heller, Westat
     3:05 PM   Selection of Small and Large Schools in State and County School SurveysTonja M. Kyle, Macro International; Pedro J. Saavedra, Macro International; James G. Ross, Macro International
     3:20 PM   Reduction of Sample Areas in the Consumer Price Index and Consumer Expenditure Survey DesignsLawrence Ernst, Bureau of Labor Statistics; William H. Johnson, Bureau of Labor Statistics; William E. Larson, Bureau of Labor Statistics
     3:35 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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41 Applied Session Sun, 7/29/07, 4:00 PM - 5:50 PM CC-255 D
The Role of Statistical Standards in Federal Surveys - Invited - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Section on Government Statistics, Social Statistics Section
Organizer(s): Pamela D. McGovern, U.S. Census Bureau
Chair(s): Jennifer Madans, National Center for Health Statistics
     4:05 PM   Evaluation of Prospective Costs and Benefits of Standards for Statistical ProgramsJohn L. Eltinge, Bureau of Labor Statistics
     4:30 PM   Developing and Implementing Data Quality Standards at the U.S. Census Bureau — Pamela D. McGovern, U.S. Census Bureau; David C. Whitford, U.S. Census Bureau; John M. Bushery, U.S. Census Bureau
     4:55 PM   Lessons Learned Using Statistical Standards To Improve/Ensure Data QualityMarilyn Seastrom, National Center for Education Statistics
     5:20 PM   Disc: Brian Harris-Kojetin, Office of Management and Budget
     5:40 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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48 Applied Session Sun, 7/29/07, 4:00 PM - 5:50 PM CC-251 B
Design- and Model-based Sampling and Inference - Invited - Papers
Section on Statistics and the Environment, Section on Statistics in Epidemiology, Biometrics Section, General Methodology, Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): Ronald E. McRoberts, USDA Forest Service
Chair(s): Gretchen G. Moisen, USDA Forest Service
     4:05 PM   Design-Based, Model-Based, and Model-Assisted Sampling, and Inference in Natural ResourcesMary Christman, University of Florida
     4:30 PM   Optimal Spatial Sampling: Probability-Based or Model-Based?Don L. Stevens, Jr., Oregon State University
     4:55 PM   Design-Based and Model-Based Issues in Natural Resource InventoriesRonald E. McRoberts, USDA Forest Service
     5:20 PM   Disc: Timothy Gregoire, Yale University
     5:40 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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52 Theme Session Sun, 7/29/07, 4:00 PM - 5:50 PM CC-250 C
Ranked Set Sampling II - Topic Contributed - Papers
Section on Nonparametric Statistics, Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): Omer Ozturk, The Ohio State University
Chair(s): Omer Ozturk, The Ohio State University
     4:05 PM   Optimal Sign Test for One Sample Bivariate Location Model Using an Alternative Bivariate Ranked Set SampleHani Samawi, Georgia Southern University
     4:25 PM   Optimal Allocation for Unbalanced Stratified Ranked Set SampleChris Sroka, The Ohio State University; Elizabeth A. Stasny, The Ohio State University; Douglas Wolfe, The Ohio State University
     4:45 PM   Order-Restricted Randomized Designs for Linear Models Using L1 NormShannon Markiewicz, The Ohio State University; Omer Ozturk, The Ohio State University
     5:05 PM   Optimal Allocation in the Presence of Missing DataJessica Kohlschmidt, The Ohio State University; Elizabeth A. Stasny, The Ohio State University; Douglas Wolfe, The Ohio State University
     5:25 PM   Rejective Sampling and Conditional Tests from Biased Samples for the Equality of Two DistributionsQing Kang, North Dakota State University; Paul I. Nelson, Kansas State University
     5:45 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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61 Sun, 7/29/07, 4:00 PM - 5:50 PM CC-155 D
Open Ended Questions in Mail, Web, and Telephone Surveys - Topic Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Section on Government Statistics, SSC, WNAR, Social Statistics Section
Organizer(s): Don Dillman, Washington State University
Chair(s): Fred Lorenz, Iowa State University
     4:05 PM   Effects of Answer Space Size on Responses to Open-Ended Questions in Mail SurveysGlenn Israel, University of Florida
     4:25 PM   Improving the Quality of Open-End Questions in Mail, Web, and Telephone SurveysDon Dillman, Washington State University; Jolene Smyth, Washington State University; Leah M. Christian, The University of Georgia
     4:45 PM   Impact of Presentation Format of Open-Ended Survey Questions on Response QualitySteven Swinford, Montana State University
     5:05 PM   The Influence of Color and Space Constraints on Responses to Open-Ended Questions in Paper QuestionnairesVirginia Lesser, Oregon State University; Lydia Newton, Oregon State University
     5:25 PM   Disc: Fred Lorenz, Iowa State University
     5:45 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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70 Applied Session Theme Session Sun, 7/29/07, 4:00 PM - 5:50 PM CC-257
Small Area Estimation: Techniques and Applications - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics Section
Chair(s): James Knaub, Energy Information Administration
     4:05 PM   Hierarchical Bayes Small-Area Estimates of Adult Literacy Using Unmatched Sampling and Linking ModelsLeyla Mohadjer, Westat; J. N. K. Rao, Carleton University; Benmei Liu, Westat; Thomas Krenzke, Westat; Wendy VanDeKerckhove, Westat
     4:20 PM   Hierarchical Bayes Modeling of Survey-Weighted, Small-Area ProportionsBenmei Liu, Westat; Graham Kalton, Westat; Partha Lahiri, University of Maryland
     4:35 PM   A Simple Computational Method for Estimating Mean Squared Prediction Error in General Small-Area ModelSnigdhansu Chatterjee, The University of Minnesota; Partha Lahiri, University of Maryland
     4:50 PM   On Comparison of Different MSE Estimators in Small-Area EstimationEn-Tzu Tang, University of California, Davis; Jiming Jiang, University of California, Davis
     5:05 PM   The Cumulative Distribution Function (CDF) Adjustment Method Applied to Small-Area Estimates of Serious Psychological Distress in the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)Jeremy Aldworth, RTI International; Neeraja Sathe, RTI International; Misty Foster, RTI International
     5:20 PM   Expedient Small-Area Estimation via Proportional Odds Ratio Log-Linear ModelsLei Li, RTI International; Paul S. Levy, RTI International
     5:35 PM   Small-Area Estimation for a Survey of High School Students in IowaLu Lu, Iowa State University; Michael D. Larsen, Iowa State University
 
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71 Applied Session Theme Session Sun, 7/29/07, 4:00 PM - 5:50 PM CC-260
Ancillary Data in Survey Design and Estimation - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics Section
Chair(s): David R. Judkins, Westat
     4:05 PM   Handling Imperfect Overlap Identification in a Dual-Frame SurveyJay Clark, Westat; Marianne Winglee, Westat; Benmei Liu, Westat
     4:20 PM   Using the Statistics of Income Division's Sample Data To Reduce Measurement and Processing Errors in Small-Area Estimates Produced from Administrative Tax RecordsKimberly A. Henry, Internal Revenue Service; Robin Fisher, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Partha Lahiri, University of Maryland
     4:35 PM   An Empirical Evaluation of Various Direct, Synthetic, and Traditional Composite Small-Area EstimatorsWilliam Chen, Internal Revenue Service; Kimberly A. Henry, Internal Revenue Service; Michael Strudler, Internal Revenue Service
     4:50 PM   Using Administrative Records To Avoid Survey Data Capture ErrorsTim Withum, Lockheed Martin Corporation
     5:05 PM   Optimal Estimators for Two-Phase Sample DesignsStephen Ash, U.S. Census Bureau
     5:20 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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82 Applied Session Theme Session Mon, 7/30/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-250 D
Administrative Records and Data Integration - Invited - Papers
Section on Government Statistics, Section on Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics Section
Organizer(s): Jeremy Wu, U.S. Census Bureau
Chair(s): Donald B. Rubin, Harvard University
     8:35 AM   Maintaining Confidentiality in Administrative and Integrated Databases — Jerome P. Reiter, Duke University; Satkartar Kinney, Duke University
     9:00 AM   Synthetic Data for Administrative Record Applications at LEHDJeremy Wu, U.S. Census Bureau; John Abowd, Cornell University
     9:25 AM   Synthetic Data Disclosure Control for American Community Survey Group QuartersRolando Rodríguez, U.S. Census Bureau; Robert H. Creecy, U.S. Census Bureau
     9:50 AM   Disc: Alan R. Tupek, Arbitron, Inc.
     10:10 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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99 Mon, 7/30/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-250 C
ACS Multi-year Estimates Methodology and Results - Topic Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Section on Government Statistics, Social Statistics Section, SSC
Organizer(s): Anthony Tersine, U.S. Census Bureau
Chair(s): David C. Whitford, U.S. Census Bureau
     8:35 AM   Methodology for the Production of American Community Survey Multiyear EstimatesAnthony Tersine, Jr., U.S. Census Bureau; Mark Asiala, U.S. Census Bureau
     8:55 AM   Imbedding Model-Assisted Estimation into ACS EstimationRobert Fay, U.S. Census Bureau
     9:15 AM   Analysis of Variance Estimates from American Community Survey Multiyear EstimatesMichael Starsinic, U.S. Census Bureau; Anthony Tersine, Jr., U.S. Census Bureau
     9:35 AM   Statistical Issues and Interpretation of the American Community Survey's One-, Three-, and Five-Year Period EstimatesMichael Beaghen, U.S. Census Bureau
     9:55 AM   Disc: John Thompson, NORC at the University of Chicago
     10:15 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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114 Applied Session Theme Session Mon, 7/30/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-250 A
Advances in Latent Class and Multivariate Modeling of Survey Data - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Section on Statistics and Marketing
Chair(s): Keith Rust, Westat
     8:35 AM   Structural Equation Models for Item ParcelingJoseph Olsen, Brigham Young University
     8:50 AM   Using Factor Analysis and Cronbach's Alpha To Ascertain Relationships Between Questions of a Dietary Behavior QuestionnaireEric Grau, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
     9:05 AM   Randomization-Based Inference About Latent Variables in Classical Test Theory for a Clustered SampleTiandong Li, Westat; Robert Mislevy, University of Maryland
     9:20 AM   A Methodology to Fit Hierarchical Logistic Models for Data from Complex Sampling DesignsPrabhu Bhagavatheeswaran, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Ian Harris, Southern Methodist University
     9:35 AM   Post-Stratification with Optimized Effective Base: Linear and Nonlinear Ridge Regression ApproachStan Lipovetsky, GfK Custom Research North America
     9:50 AM   Robustness of Latent Class Measurement Error ModelsBrian Meekins, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Daniell Toth, Bureau of Labor Statistics
     10:05 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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115 Applied Session Mon, 7/30/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-250 B
Nonresponse and Attrition Bias in Survey Data - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Chair(s): Virginia Lesser, Oregon State University
     8:35 AM   An Analysis of Nonresponse Bias Resulting from Nonresolution of Telephone Numbers, Eligibility Screener Nonresponse, and Interview Nonresponse for the National Immunization SurveyBenjamin Skalland, NORC at the University of Chicago; Robert Montgomery, NORC at the University of Chicago; Phillip Smith, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
     8:50 AM   Assessing the Effect of Government Frame Refinement on Collecting Establishment Data for the National Compensation SurveyGlenn Springer, Bureau of Labor Statistics
     9:05 AM   A Comparison of Level of Effort and Benchmarking Approaches for Nonresponse Bias Analysis of an RDD SurveyDaifeng Han, Westat; David Cantor, Westat
     9:20 AM   The Impact of Refusal Conversion on Survey Response and ErrorMartin Barron, NORC at the University of Chicago; Karen Wooten, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
     9:35 AM   Designing Longitudinal Studies of Mobile Populations Such as Military PopulationsShelton Jones, RTI International; Jeniffer Iriondo-Perez, RTI International; Cynthia Bland, RTI International; Robert Bray, RTI International; Janice Brown, RTI International; Michael Pemberton, RTI International
     9:50 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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125 Applied Session Theme Session Mon, 7/30/07, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-355 B
A Sampling Revolution? List versus Area Frames for Probability Sampling - Invited - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): Colm O'Muircheartaigh, NORC at the University of Chicago
Chair(s): Brian Harris-Kojetin, Office of Management and Budget
     10:35 AM   Predicting the Relative Quality of Alternative Sampling FramesColm O'Muircheartaigh, NORC at the University of Chicago; Edward English, NORC at the University of Chicago; Stephanie Eckman, NORC at the University of Chicago
     11:05 AM   Improving Coverage of Residential Address Lists in Multistage Area SamplesSylvia Dohrmann, Westat; Daifeng Han, Westat; Leyla Mohadjer, Westat
     11:35 AM   Comparing the Coverage of a Household Sampling Frame Based on Mailing Addresses to a Frame Based on Field EnumerationVincent G. Iannacchione, RTI International; Joseph McMichael, RTI International; James R. Chromy, RTI International; David Cunningham, RTI International; Katherine Morton, RTI International; James Cajka, RTI International; Ross Curry, RTI International
     12:05 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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131 Applied Session Theme Session Mon, 7/30/07, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-355 C
It's Only Data, What's the Big Deal?: The Significance of Using Multi-Year Estimates from the American Community Survey - Topic Contributed - Papers
Social Statistics Section, Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): Cynthia J. Davis, U.S. Census Bureau
Chair(s): Constance F. Citro, National Academy of Sciences
     10:35 AM   Multiple ACS Estimates: Pick a Number, Any Number!Linda Gage, California Department of Finance
     10:55 AM   The Utility of Five-Year Averages from the American Community Survey for Bronx NeighborhoodsJoseph Salvo, NYC Department of City Planning; A. Peter Lobo, NYC Department of City Planning; Adam Willett, New York City Department of City Planning
     11:15 AM   Disc: Michael L. Cohen, Committee on National Statistics
     11:35 AM   Disc: Deborah H. Griffin, U.S. Census Bureau
     11:55 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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152 Applied Session Mon, 7/30/07, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-355 D
Survey Measurement and Data Quality - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics Section
Chair(s): Holly Shulman, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
     10:35 AM   Can Study Design Influence Substantive Survey Results?Dhuly Chowdhury, RTI International; Karol Krotki, RTI International; Lily Trofimovich, RTI International
     10:50 AM   SOI Develops Better Survey Questions Through PretestingTara Wells, Internal Revenue Service; Diane M. Milleville, Internal Revenue Service
     11:05 AM   A New Approach to Measuring Residence StatusJennifer Childs, U.S. Census Bureau; Elizabeth M. Nichols, U.S. Census Bureau
     11:20 AM   Evaluating the Computer Audio-Recorded Interviewing (CARI) Household Wellness Study (HWS) Field Test — Taniecea Arceneaux, U.S. Census Bureau; Sherry E. Thorpe, U.S. Census Bureau
     11:35 AM   Patterns of Nonresponse for Key Questions in NSDUH and Implications for ImputationPeter Frechtel, RTI International; Elizabeth Copello, RTI International
     11:50 AM   The Impact on Data Quality of the Transition to Clean-Burning, On-Highway DieselPaula Weir, Energy Information Administration; Pedro J. Saavedra, Macro International; Benita O'Colmain, Macro International
     12:05 PM   Interviewer Variability and Survey Estimates: Quantifying Data QualityNovie Younger, The University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica; Damion Francis, University of the West Indies; Shelly McFarlane, University of the West Indies; Jan van den Broeck, University of the West Indies; Georgiana Gordon-Strachan, University of the West Indies; Andriene Grant, Ministry of Health, Jamaica; Deanna Ashley, Ministry of Health, Jamaica; Rainford Wilks, University of the West Indies
 
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153 Applied Session Mon, 7/30/07, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-355 A
Survey Weighting and Calibration Methods - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Chair(s): Stanislav Kolenikov, University of Missouri-Columbia
     10:35 AM   Comparing Estimate Bias and Variances Using Calibrated Weights with a Different Number of Constraints in a Sample with Oversamples in Specific GroupsNuria Diaz-Tena, TNS-Global; Rob Cole, TNS-Global; Partha Dass, TNS-Global
     10:50 AM   A New Algorithm for High-Dimensional Calibration in Observational StudiesMichael E. Jones, Westat; Ismael Flores Cervantes, Westat; David R. Judkins, Westat
     11:05 AM   Improving the Unit Nonresponse Adjustment in the NLSCY Using Logistic Regression Modeling and CalibrationMike Tam, Statistics Canada; Marcelle Tremblay, Statistics Canada; Sarah Franklin, Statistics Canada; Claude Girard, Statistics Canada
     11:20 AM   Weight-Trimming in the National Immunization Survey (NIS)Sadeq Chowdhury, NORC at the University of Chicago; Meena Khare, National Center for Health Statistics; Kirk Wolter, NORC at the University of Chicago
     11:35 AM   Testing for Informative Weights and Weights Truncation in Multivariate and Multilevel Modeling with Survey DataTihomir Asparouhov, Muthen & Muthen; Bengt Muthen, University of California, Los Angeles
     11:50 AM   An Application of Alternative Weighting Matrix Collapsing Approaches for Improving Sample EstimatesLinda Tompkins, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Jay J. Kim, National Center for Health Statistics
     12:05 PM   Bayesian Weight-Smoothing Models in Clustered or Cross-Classed Sample DesignsXiaobi Huang, University of Michigan; Michael R. Elliott, University of Michigan
 
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178 Applied Session Theme Session Mon, 7/30/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-250 D
Analyzing Multiple-Response Categorical Data from Complex Survey Designs - Invited - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, SSC
Organizer(s): Thomas M. Loughin, Simon Fraser University
Chair(s): Thomas M. Loughin, Simon Fraser University
     2:05 PM   Simple Practitioner-Oriented Hypothesis Tests for Various Types of Multiple Response Survey DataD. Roland Thomas, Carleton University; Yves J. Decady, Statistics Canada
     2:30 PM   Estimation and Testing for Association with Multiple-Response Categorical Variables from Complex SurveysChristopher R. Bilder, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Thomas M. Loughin, Simon Fraser University
     2:55 PM   Bayesian Inference for a Stratified Categorical Variable Allowing All Possible Category Choices — Balgobin Nandram, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Myron Katzoff, National Center for Health Statistics; Ma Criselda S. Toto, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
     3:20 PM   Disc: Robert Fay, U.S. Census Bureau
     3:40 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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179 Applied Session Mon, 7/30/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-155 F
Fifty Years of the National Health Interview Survey - Invited - Papers
Section on Health Policy Statistics, Section on Government Statistics, Section on Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics Section, Section on Statistics in Epidemiology
Organizer(s): Jane F. Gentleman, National Center for Health Statistics
Chair(s): Van Parsons, National Center for Health Statistics
     2:05 PM   The Evolution of Concepts in the National Health Interview SurveyJennifer Madans, National Center for Health Statistics
     2:30 PM   Policy Uses of National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) Data on Health Insurance CoverageAmy J. Davidoff, University of Maryland
     2:55 PM   The National Health Interview Survey in the Present and in the FutureJane F. Gentleman, National Center for Health Statistics
     3:20 PM   Fifty Years of the National Health Interview SurveyNancy Breen, National Cancer Institute
     3:45 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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182 Applied Session Theme Session Mon, 7/30/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-155 B
Missing Data in Longitudinal Studies - Invited - Papers
SSC, ENAR, Section on Statistics in Epidemiology, Biometrics Section, Biopharmaceutical Section, Section on Survey Research Methods, WNAR
Organizer(s): Lang Wu, University of British Columbia
Chair(s): Lang Wu, University of British Columbia
     2:05 PM   Mixed Nonhomogeneous Poisson Process Spline Models for the Analysis of Recurrent Event Panel DataJason Nielsen, Simon Fraser University; Charmaine Dean, Simon Fraser University
     2:30 PM   Reducing the Bias of Between- Within-Cluster Covariate Methods When Data Are Missing at RandomJohn Neuhaus, University of California, San Francisco; Charles E. McCulloch, University of California, San Francisco
     2:55 PM   Semiparametric Methods for Clustered Binary DataGrace Y. Yi, University of Waterloo; Wenqing He, University of Western Ontario; Hua Liang, University of Rochester
     3:20 PM   Second-Order Least Squares Estimation for Nonlinear Mixed Effects ModelsLiqun Wang, University of Manitoba
     3:45 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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184 Mon, 7/30/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-254 C
Rising from the Ashes of the SIPP: Opportunities and Challenges of the New Dynamics of Economic Well-being System - Invited - Panel
Social Statistics Section, Section on Government Statistics, Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): Daniel Kasprzyk, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Chair(s): Daniel Kasprzyk, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
     Abstract: Rising from the Ashes of the SIPP: Opportunities and Challenges of the New Dynamics of Economic Well-Being System
     Panelists: David Johnson, U.S. Census Bureau
Constance F. Citro, National Academy of Sciences
Howard Iams, Social Security Administration
Martin David, University of Wisconsin-Madison
John Czajka, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
     3:45 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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191 Mon, 7/30/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-250 C
Synthetic Data and Other Methods for Disclosure Limitation and Confidentiality Preservation - Topic Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics Section
Organizer(s): Michael D. Larsen, Iowa State University
Chair(s): Sam Hawala, U.S. Census Bureau
     2:05 PM   Microdata Simulation for Confidentiality Protection Using Regression Quantiles and Hot DeckJennifer Huckett, Iowa State University; Michael D. Larsen, Iowa State University
     2:25 PM   Releasing Multiply Imputed, Synthetic Data Generated in Two Stages To Protect ConfidentialityJoerg Drechsler, Institute for Employment Research; Jerome P. Reiter, Duke University
     2:45 PM   Multiple Imputation Alternatives to Top-Coding for Statistical Disclosure ControlDi An, University of Michigan; Roderick J. Little, University of Michigan
     3:05 PM   Secure Logistic RegressionYuval Nardi, Carnegie Mellon University; Stephen Fienberg, Carnegie Mellon University; Aleksandra Slavkovic, The Pennsylvania State University
     3:25 PM   Application of the Truncated Triangular and the Trapezoidal Distributions for Developing Multiplicative NoiseJay J. Kim, National Center for Health Statistics
     3:45 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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207 Mon, 7/30/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-250 B
Measurement Error in Survey Data Collection - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics Section
Chair(s): Mary Ann Guadagno, National Institutes of Health
     2:05 PM   Modeling Rotation Group Bias and Survey Errors in the Labor Force Survey of Statistics NetherlandsJan Van den Brakel, Statistics Netherlands; Sabine Krieg, Statistics Netherlands
     2:20 PM   Face-to-Face Interviews with ChildrenMarek Fuchs, University of Kassel
     2:35 PM   Survey Design for Studies of Measurement Error in Physical Activity AssessmentsNicholas Beyler, Iowa State University; Sarah M. Nusser, Iowa State University; Wayne Fuller, Iowa State University; Alicia Carriquiry, Iowa State University
     2:50 PM   Evaluating the Assumption of Uncorrelated Error Terms in a Mixed-Mode Study with Validation DataCourtney Kennedy, University of Michigan; Stanley Presser, University of Maryland
     3:05 PM   Measurement Error in Calibration: An Application to the National Resources InventoryEmily Berg, Iowa State University; Jean Opsomer, Iowa State University; Wayne Fuller, Iowa State University
     3:20 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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208 Applied Session Mon, 7/30/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-250 A
Web and Telephone Survey Methods - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics Section
Chair(s): Stephen Ash, U.S. Census Bureau
     2:05 PM   A Comparison Between a Traditional RDD Survey and a Telephone Survey with Cell-Phone-Only PopulationsSunghee Lee, University of California, Los Angeles; David Grant, University of California, Los Angeles; J. Michael Brick, Westat; Sherm Edwards, Westat
     2:20 PM   A New Application of Adaptive Web Sampling designsHong Xu, The Pennsylvania State University; Steve K. Thompson, Simon Fraser University; James L. Rosenberger, The Pennsylvania State University
     2:35 PM   Time Series Analysis of Census Internet ResponseFred Highland, Lockheed Martin Corporation
     2:50 PM   Assessing the Applicability of Self-Anchoring Scales in Web SurveysFrederik Van Acker, Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Peter Theuns, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
     3:05 PM   Comparing Web Survey Samples of Schizophrenic and Bipolar Patients with Concurrent RDD and In-Person SamplesLinChiat Chang, Opinion Research Corporation; Channing Stave, Pfizer Inc.; Corinne O'Brien, Pfizer Inc.; Fred Rappard, Pfizer Inc.; Jill Glathar, Opinion Research Corporation; Joseph Cronin, Opinion Research Corporation
     3:20 PM   Beyond Demographics: Are 'Webographic' Questions Useful for Reducing the Selection Bias in Web Surveys?Matthias Schonlau, RAND Corporation; Arthur VanSoest, RAND Corporation; Arie Kapteyn, RAND Corporation
     3:35 PM   When Standard Regression Techniques Fail: The Role of Propensity Score MethodsMichael Posner, Villanova University; Arlene Ash, Boston University
 
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209 Mon, 7/30/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-Exhibit Hall D
Contributed Poster Presentations - Contributed - Poster Presentations
Section on Statistics in Epidemiology, Section on Government Statistics, Section on Health Policy Statistics, Section on Statistics and the Environment, Section on Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics Section, Section on Statistical Computing
Chair(s): Dongseok Choi, Oregon Health & Science University
Poster Topic: Applications and case studies:
61: Modeling Tilletia Indica Infection on Wheat Using Nonlinear Mixed Models with a Sharp Turning PointZhongwen Tang, Kansas State University; Shie-Shien Yang, Kansas State University; Karen Garrett, Kansas State University; I. Sharma, Punjab Agriculture University; R. L. Bowden, U.S. Department of Agriculture
62: Waiting Time Distributions of SleepAnna Mnatsakanova, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; James Slaven, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; John M. Violanti, State University of New York at Buffalo; Bryan J. Vila, Washington State University; Cecil M. Burchfiel, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; Michael Andrew, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Poster Topic: Categorical, multivariate analysis:
63: A Goodness-of-Fit Test of Logistic Regression ModelYing Liu, Kansas State University
64: Categorization of Sleep Patterns with Derived Actigraph VariablesJames Slaven, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; Michael Andrew, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; John M. Violanti, State University of New York at Buffalo; Bryan J. Vila, Washington State University; Cecil M. Burchfiel, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Poster Topic: Data mining and knowledge discovery, machine learning:
65: Logistic Regression, Classification Tree, and Boosted Regression: A Comparison of Models in the Prediction of Pregnancy-Induced HypertensionPaul Kolm, Christiana Care Health System; Deborah Ehrenthal, Christiana Care Health System; Claudine Jurkovitz, Christiana Care Health System; Matthew Hoffman, Christiana Care Health System; James Bowen, Christiana Care Health System
66: Use of Data Mining To Determine Variable Significance and Inter-relationships in ModelsWilliam K. Sieber, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
67: An Empirical Evaluation of the Random Forests Classifier Models for Variable Selection in a Large-Scale Lung Cancer Case Control StudyQing Zhang, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; Christopher I. Amos, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
68: S-PLUS and R Package for Least Angle RegressionTim Hesterberg, Insightful Corporation
Poster Topic: Government statistics:
69: Model and Survey Performance Measurement by the RSESPJames Knaub, Energy Information Administration
Poster Topic: Health policy, epidemiology, public health:
70: Mixture Model Analysis of Age-Appropriate and Delayed Vaccination Andrew Baughman, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Charles E. Rose, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Kate M. Shaw, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Gustavo H. Dayan, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
71: Applying Propensity Score Calibration To Reduce Unmeasured Confounding BiasRachel Bittner, University of Washington; Jennifer Nelson, Group Health Center for Health Studies; Michael Jackson, Group Health Center for Health Studies; Noel Weiss, University of Washington; Lisa Jackson, Group Health Center for Health Studies
72: A Case Study of Time Scale for Use in Cox's Proportional Hazard ModelQimei He, Pacific Health Research Institute; Bradley Willcox, Pacific Health Research Institute; David J. Curb, Pacific Health Research Institute
73: Application of the Pattern-Mixture Latent Trajectory Model in an Epidemiological Study Hiroko Dodge, Oregon State University; Changyu Shen, Indiana University; Mary Ganguli, University of Pittsburgh
74: Parametric Time Dependent SIR ModelDi Shi, Riverdale Country School; Peter Gross, Riverdale Country School
75: The Association Between Anticyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibodies and Risk of Rheumatoid ArthritisLori B. Chibnik, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Lisa A. Mandl, Hospital for Special Surgery; Karen H. Costenbader, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Peter Schur, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Elizabeth W. Karlson, Brigham and Women's Hospital
76: Monte Carlo Sensitivity Analysis of Smoking as an Unmeasured Confounder in an Investigation of the Association Between Occupation and Lung Cancer MortalityJia Li, Constella Group, LLC; Toni Alterman, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
77: A New Measure of Excess Longevity in FamiliesKenneth Boucher, Huntsman Cancer Institute; Richard A. Kerber, Huntsman Cancer Institute
78: A Study on the Effect of Preferred Drug Lists in Medicaid on the Overall Medical ExpenseJoseph Richardson, Auburn University; Mark Carpenter, Auburn University; Victoria Jordan, Auburn University
79: Evaluating SEER-Medicare Linked Database Completeness for Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer — Jonathan Mahnken, The University of Kansas Medical Center; John Keighley, The University of Kansas Medical Center; Matthew Mayo, The University of Kansas Medical Center
80: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Breast Cancer Early DetectionCharlotte H. Ahern, Rice University; Yu Shen, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
81: What Do We Know About the Effects of Substance Use on Labor Productivity? A Survey of Results and Related Methodological IssuesRichard Bryant, University of Missouri-Rolla; V. A. Samaranayake, University of Missouri-Rolla
82: School Social Support and Adolescent Depressiveness: Multilevel Analysis of Finnish School Health Promotion SurveyNoora Ellonen, University of Tampere
Poster Topic: Incomplete data analysis, imputation methods:
83: Bayesian Multiple Imputation and Maximum Likelihood Methods for Missing DataMin Sun, Sam Houston State University; Ferry Butar Butar, Sam Houston State University
85: A Comparison of Weighting Adjustment and Multiple Imputation Methods To Correct for Nonresponse Bias in a Longitudinal Group-Randomized Clinical Trial for DepressionLingqi Tang, University of California, Los Angeles; Naihua Duan, University of California, Los Angeles; Ruth Klap, University of California, Los Angeles; Thomas Belin, University of California, Los Angeles
Poster Topic: Linear models, GLMs, parametric methods:
86: Comparison of Modeling Approaches to Deriving Normative Values of Bone Mineral Density from NHANES IIIQing Wu, Tulane University; John Lefante, Tulane University; Jeanette Magnus, Tulane University; Janet Rice, Tulane University
Poster Topic: Longitudinal data, repeated measurements, and meta-analysis:
87: Assessing the Potential Impact of Missing Data in a Longitudinal Study with a Continuous OutcomeOwen Devine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Jorge Rosenthall, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Nyasha Skerrette, Emory University
88: Area Under the Curve and Other Summary Indicators of Repeated Waking Cortisol MeasurementsDesta Fekedulegn, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; Michael Andrew, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Cecil M. Burchfiel, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; John M. Violanti, State University of New York at Buffalo; Tara A. Hartley, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; Luenda E. Charles, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; Diane B. Miller, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
89: On the Meta-Analysis of Incomplete Primary Study DataTodd Bodner, Portland State University
Poster Topic: Social and behavioral science:
90: Response and Nonresponse Pattern Analysis in Survey ResearchChong Ho Yu, Arizona State University; Samuel DiGangi, Arizona State University; Sandra Andrews, Arizona State University; Angel Jannasch-Pennell, Arizona State University
91: Standard Error Estimation in Latent Variable ModelYan Wang, Southern Methodist University; S. Lynne Stokes, Southern Methodist University; Andreas Oranje, Educational Testing Service
92: Nonlinear Random Coefficients Regression for Estimating an Interaction Term — Reid Landes, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; Jeffrey A. Pitcock, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
93: Relationships Between Students' Science Achievement, Attitudes Toward Science, and Learning Through InquiryMan Hung, University of Utah
94: Evaluating a Multilevel Item Response Theory ModelThomas Schmitt, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Cindy M. Walker, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
95: Globalization and Chinese City System RestructuringXiulian Ma, The University of Utah
 
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221 Applied Session Theme Session Tue, 7/31/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-251 E
Valid and Reliable Disability Measurement in Surveys - Invited - Papers
Committee on Statistics and Disability, Social Statistics Section, Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): David W. Keer, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
Chair(s): Joan Turek, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
     8:35 AM   Identifying the Population with Disabilities: A Comparison of Current Survey EstimatesAndrew J. Houtenville, Cornell University; S. Antonio Ruiz-Quintanilla, Cornell University; Robert Weathers, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
     9:05 AM   The Development and Testing of Disability Questions for the Current Population SurveyTerence M. McMenamin, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Stephen M. Miller, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Anne E. Polivka, Bureau of Labor Statistics
     9:35 AM   Disability Data and the American Community SurveySharon Stern, U.S. Census Bureau
     10:05 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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224 Applied Session Theme Session Tue, 7/31/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-355 B
Resampling Methods in Small Area Estimation - Invited - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Section on Government Statistics, Section on Nonparametric Statistics
Organizer(s): Ferry Butar Butar, Sam Houston State University
Chair(s): Robert Fay, U.S. Census Bureau
     8:35 AM   Jackknife and Bootstrap Methods for Small-Area Estimation: An AppraisalJ. N. K. Rao, Carleton University
     9:05 AM   On Small-Area Prediction Interval Problems — Snigdhansu Chatterjee, The University of Minnesota; Partha Lahiri, University of Maryland; Huilin Li, University of Maryland
     9:35 AM   Disc: Peter Hall, The University of Melbourne
     9:45 AM   Disc: Sharon L. Lohr, Arizona State University
     9:55 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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227 Applied Session Theme Session Tue, 7/31/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-155 F
Innovative Imputation Methods in Health Research - Invited - Papers
Section on Health Policy Statistics, Biometrics Section, Section on Teaching Statistics in the Health Sciences, Section on Survey Research Methods, WNAR
Organizer(s): Yulei He, Harvard Medical School, Alan M. Zaslavsky, Harvard University
Chair(s): Anirban Basu, The University of Chicago
     8:35 AM   Using a Mixture Model for Multiple Imputation in the Presence of OutliersMichael R. Elliott, University of Michigan; Nicolas Stettler, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
     9:00 AM   Imputing Under-Reported Treatments Using Multiple Sources of Treatment Information in a Cancer Services StudyAlan M. Zaslavsky, Harvard University; Yulei He, Harvard Medical School
     9:25 AM   Statistics and Lies: Correcting Questionnaire Ordering Effect via Multiple ImputationXiao-li Meng, Harvard University; Jingchen Liu, Harvard University; Chih-nan Chen, Boston University; Margarita Alegria, Cambridge Health Alliance
     9:50 AM   Disc: Nathaniel Schenker, National Center for Health Statistics
     10:10 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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228 Theme Session Tue, 7/31/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-250 EF
The Bayesian frequentist interface: Is the Difference One of Methodology Or of Other Information? - Invited - Papers
SSC, Section on Bayesian Statistical Science, ENAR, Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): Donald A.S. Fraser, University of Toronto
Chair(s): Nancy Reid, University of Toronto
     8:35 AM   Adaptive MCMC Using Stratified Proposals for Bayesian and Frequentist InferenceMylène Bédard, University of Warwick; Donald A.S. Fraser, University of Toronto; Augustive C.M. Wong, York University
     9:05 AM   Improved Likelihood Inference for Vector Parameters with Discrete DataNicola Sartori, University of Venice
     9:35 AM   Default Priors for Frequentist and Bayesian InferenceDonald A.S. Fraser, University of Toronto
     10:05 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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252 Applied Session Tue, 7/31/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-355 D
Variance Estimation--Advanced Applications - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Chair(s): Karen Messer, University of California, San Diego
     8:35 AM   Quasi--Monte Carlo Methods for Variance EstimationStanislav Kolenikov, University of Missouri-Columbia
     8:50 AM   Estimating the Distribution of Distances for a Large-Scale Complex SurveyJianqiang Wang, Iowa State University; Jean Opsomer, Iowa State University
     9:05 AM   Variance Estimation for Calibration with Estimated Control TotalsJill Dever, University of Maryland; Richard Valliant, University of Maryland
     9:20 AM   On Variance Estimation Under Auxiliary Value Imputation in Sample SurveysDavid Haziza, University of Montréal; Jean-François Beaumont, Statistics Canada; Cynthia Bocci, Statistics Canada
     9:35 AM   The Effect of Stochastic Population Controls on the Precision of Radio Listening EstimatesRichard Griffiths, Arbitron Inc.
     9:50 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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253 Applied Session Tue, 7/31/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-355 A
Improved Methods for Survey Contact and Incentives - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Chair(s): Christopher Johnson, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
     8:35 AM   Using Linear Programming Techniques for Balancing Automatic Case Assignments in Field SurveysEdward English, NORC at the University of Chicago; Steven Pedlow, NORC at the University of Chicago
     8:50 AM   First Impression: An Advance Contact Experiment to Locate and Engage Potential RespondentsMichael E. White, U.S. Census Bureau; Megan Henly, U.S. Census Bureau; Amy B. Herron, U.S. Census Bureau; Andrew Zukerberg, U.S. Census Bureau
     9:05 AM   The Impact of Incentives on Survey Participation and Reports of Intimate Partner and Sexual ViolenceLisa Carley-Baxter, RTI International; Michele Lynberg, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Susan Twiddy, RTI International
     9:20 AM   Money Can Buy Me Love: Experiments To Increase Response Rates Using Monetary IncentivesAndrew Zukerberg, U.S. Census Bureau; Megan Henly, U.S. Census Bureau; David Hall, U.S. Census Bureau
     9:35 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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259 Applied Session Tue, 7/31/07, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-355 B
The National Children's Study: The Challenges and Promises of a Follow-Up Study of a Randomly Selected Cohort of 100,000 Pre and Post Conception Women and Their Offspring through 21 Years of Life - Invited - Papers
ENAR, Biometrics Section, Section on Statistics and the Environment, Section on Statistics in Epidemiology, Section on Survey Research Methods, Section on Health Policy Statistics, Social Statistics Section, Section on Teaching Statistics in the Health Sciences
Organizer(s): Jonas H. Ellenberg, University of Pennsylvania
Chair(s): Louise Ryan, Harvard School of Public Health/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
     10:35 AM   The National Children's Study (NCS): Background, Rationale, and ScopePeter C. Scheidt, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
     10:55 AM   Methods for Sampling Households To Identify 100,000 BirthsJill M. Montaquila, Westat; J. Michael Brick, Westat; Lester Curtin, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
     11:15 AM   Adaptive Tuning of Field Performance in the National Children's Study: Protection of the Inferential BaseJonas H. Ellenberg, University of Pennsylvania
     11:35 AM   Issues in the Measurement and Assessment of Environmental Exposures for a Large Prospective Cohort Study James Quackenboss, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Warren Galke, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; Susan Viet, Westat; David Marker, Westat; Steven Bodesky, LFR, Inc.
     11:55 AM   Disc: Roderick J. Little, University of Michigan
     12:15 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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264 Applied Session Theme Session Tue, 7/31/07, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-155 F
Confronting the Realities of Massive Imputation in Complex Surveys - Invited - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Section on Health Policy Statistics, Section on Government Statistics
Organizer(s): Yulei He, Harvard Medical School, Alan M. Zaslavsky, Harvard University
Chair(s): Thomas Belin, University of California, Los Angeles
     10:35 AM   Preservation of Skip Patterns and Covariance Structure through Semiparametric Whole-Questionnaire ImputationDavid R. Judkins, Westat; Thomas Krenzke, Westat; Zizhong Fan, MedImmune, Inc.; Andrea R. Piesse, Westat
     11:00 AM   Imputation in a Multimode Multi-instrument Study of Cancer CareYulei He, Harvard Medical School; Alan M. Zaslavsky, Harvard University
     11:25 AM   Multiple Imputation Analysis of Association Between Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Environmental ExposuresTrivellore E. Raghunathan, University of Michigan; Wei Chen, Karmanos Cancer Institute
     11:50 AM   Disc: Michael D. Larsen, Iowa State University
     12:10 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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288 Applied Session Tue, 7/31/07, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-250 B
Sampling Issues and Variance Estimation - Contributed - Papers
Section on Government Statistics, Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences, Section on Survey Research Methods
Chair(s): Michael P. Cohen, Statistical Consultant
     10:35 AM   Effects of Calculating Standard Errors Using Sampling versus Variance Weights for 2004 National Nursing Home SurveyRong Cai, National Center for Health Statistics; Sarah Gousen, National Center for Health Statistics; Iris Shimizu, National Center for Health Statistics; Robin Remsburg, National Center for Health Statistics
     10:50 AM   Variance Estimations for International Price Program IndexesTe-Ching Chen, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Patrick Bobbitt, Bureau of Labor Statistics; James A. Himelein Jr., Bureau of Labor Statistics ; Steven P. Paben, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Moon Jung Cho, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Lawrence Ernst, Bureau of Labor Statistics
     11:05 AM   Can a Geographic Sort Improve Hot Deck Donor Imputation in the Canadian Census? Darryl Janes, Statistics Canada
     11:20 AM   Imputation Classes by Size Measure for the Annual Survey of Manufacture of Statistics CanadaYi Li, Statistics Canada
     11:35 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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293 Applied Session Tue, 7/31/07, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-155 D
Survey Response Propensity and Responsive Design - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Chair(s): Matthias Schonlau, RAND Corporation
     10:35 AM   Evaluating Response Quality of Nonrespondents Using the Imputation TechniqueCong Ye, University of Maryland; Ting Yan, University of Michigan; Mandi Yu, University of Michigan
     10:50 AM   Using Callback Models To Adjust for Nonignorable Nonresponse in Face-to-Face SurveysPaul Biemer, RTI International/The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Kevin Wang, RTI International
     11:05 AM   Assessing Bias in Estimates in a Two-Stage Design from an Early Close Out of the First Stage Data Collection: An Empirical Investigation Using NSRCG Sample DataDonsig Jang, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.; Xiaojing Lin, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
     11:20 AM   Optimal Survey Design When Nonrespondents Are Subsampled for Follow-UpAlistair J. O'Malley, Harvard Medical School; Alan M. Zaslavsky, Harvard University
     11:35 AM   Research and Responsive Design Options for Survey Data Collection at Statistics CanadaChris Mohl, Statistics Canada; Francois Laflamme, Statistics Canada
     11:50 AM   A Dynamic Approach to Response PropensityKristen Olson, University of Michigan
     12:05 PM   Findings from Methodology Innovations on Population Health SurveyUrban Landreman, Hennepin County HSPHD
 
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310 Applied Session Theme Session Tue, 7/31/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-355 D
A Sensible Way to Design a Longitudinal Study - Invited - Papers
WNAR, Section on Statistical Consulting, Section on Statistics in Epidemiology, Section on Health Policy Statistics, Biometrics Section, Section on Survey Research Methods, ENAR
Organizer(s): Martijn P.F. Berger, University of Maastricht
Chair(s): Christine McLaren, University of California at Irvine
     2:05 PM   Sample Size Determination for Hierarchical Longitudinal Designs with Differential Attrition Rates — Anindya Roy, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Dulal K. Bhaumik, University of Illinois at Chicago; Subhash Aryal, University of Illinois at Chicago; Robert D. Gibbons, University of Illinois at Chicago
     2:30 PM   A Response Adaptive Repeated Measurement Design for Clinical TrialsKimmie C. Carriere, University of Alberta; Yuanyuan Liang, University of Alberta
     2:55 PM   Optimal Designs for Linear Mixed Effects ModelsMartijn P.F. Berger, University of Maastricht
     3:20 PM   Disc: Geert Molenberghs, Hasselt University
     3:40 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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330 Tue, 7/31/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-255 D
Multiple Frame Survey Design and Inference - Topic Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): Marianne Winglee, Westat
Chair(s): Marianne Winglee, Westat
     2:05 PM   A Case Study in Dual-Frame Estimation MethodsKeith Rust, Westat; Inho Park, Westat; Marianne Winglee, Westat; Gary Shapiro, Westat
     2:25 PM   A Strategy for Estimating the Number of Minority-Operated Farms Matthew J. Fetter, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service; Phillip S. Kott, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
     2:45 PM   Linearization Variance Estimators for Dual Frame Survey DataAbdellatif Demnati, Statistics Canada; J. N. K. Rao, Carleton University; Mike A. Hidiroglou, Statistics Canada; Jean-Louis Tambay, Statistics Canada
     3:05 PM   Designing a Dual-Frame Survey for Breeding Bald Eagle Pairs in the Lower 48 StatesMark C. Otto, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service; John R. Sauer, U.S. Geological Survey
     3:25 PM   Disc: Michael Bankier, Statistics Canada
     3:45 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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341 Applied Session Tue, 7/31/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-255 C
Adjustment Methods for Survey Nonresponse and Noncoverage - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics Section
Chair(s): Kenneth Portier, American Cancer Society
     2:05 PM   Nonresponse Adjustment for Multipurpose SurveysHee-Choon Shin, NORC at the University of Chicago
     2:20 PM   Comparison of Methods to Adjust Further for Nonresponse Due to Missing Lab Data in NHANESMaya Sternberg, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Alula Hadgu, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
     2:35 PM   Post-Katrina New Orleans Adjustment to Control Totals for the National Immunization SurveySteven Pedlow, NORC at the University of Chicago; Zhen Zhao, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
     2:50 PM   Diagnostic Process to Assess the Effects of Weighting BRFSS Data — Henry Roberts, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Robert Woldman, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services; Elizabeth Hughes, Northup Gruman Inc; Ruth Jiles, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
     3:05 PM   Minimizing Conditional Local Bias for Health Estimates from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System for U.S. Counties Contiguous to the United States-Mexico BorderJoe Fred Gonzalez, Jr., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Machell Town, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Jay J. Kim, National Center for Health Statistics
     3:20 PM   Evaluation of the Current Weighting Methodology for the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) and Alternatives for ImprovementMansour Fahimi, RTI International; Darryl Creel, RTI International; Paul S. Levy, RTI International; Michael Link, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
     3:35 PM   Diagnostic Process to Assess the Effects of Truncating Extreme BRFSS Sampling WeightsHenry Roberts, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Elizabeth Hughes, Northup Gruman Inc; Robert Woldman, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services; Ruth Jiles, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 
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342 Applied Session Tue, 7/31/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-255 A
Complex Survey Data Analysis Software GIS - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Section on Statistical Computing, Section on Statistical Consulting, Section on Statistical Graphics
Chair(s): Ronaldo Iachan, Macro International
     2:05 PM   Identification of Influential Observations for Regression Using Complex Survey DataJianzhu Li, University of Maryland; Richard Valliant, University of Maryland
     2:20 PM   Goodness-of-Fit Tests for Logistic Regression with Complex Survey DataAmang S. Sukasih, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.; Donsig Jang, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.; Haixia Xu, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
     2:35 PM   Longitudinal Data Analysis Using SUDAANDarryl Creel, RTI International
     2:50 PM   Comparison of the Five Test Statistics Currently Available in the SUDAAN® Modeling ProceduresG. Gordon Brown, RTI International
     3:05 PM   Subpopulation Analysis of Survey Data: Statistical Approaches and Software OptionsBrady West, University of Michigan; Steven Heeringa, Institute for Social Research; Pat Berglund, University of Michigan
     3:20 PM   GIS Data Collection for Longitudinal SurveysSarah M. Nusser, Iowa State University
     3:35 PM   Economic Evaluation of Road Improvements Using GIS and Propensity Score Matching: Case Example from the Republic of GeorgiaJohn Felkner, NORC at the University of Chicago; Fritz Scheuren, NORC at the University of Chicago; Celeste Tarricone, Millennium Challenge Corporation; Mamuka Shatirishvili, Millennium Challenge Georgia; Temur Paksashvili, Republic of Georgia
 
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343 Tue, 7/31/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-Exhibit Hall D
Contributed Poster Presentations - Contributed - Poster Presentations
Social Statistics Section, Section on Statistical Computing, Section on Statistical Graphics, Section on Statistics in Sports, Section on Survey Research Methods, Section on Quality and Productivity, Section on Risk Analysis, Section on Statistics and the Environment, Section on Statisticians in Defense and National Security, Business and Economics Statistics Section
Chair(s): Dongseok Choi, Oregon Health & Science University
Poster Topic: Applications and case studies:
51: Modeling Enrollment Growth at California State University, East BayBarbara Warsavage, CSUEB
52: Model-Based Clustering Analysis: An Application to Food and Nutrition DataJingjing Chen, Student
53: Geospatial Modeling for Water Chemistry in a Stream NetworkStephanie Fitchett, Florida Atlantic University
Poster Topic: Biometrics, bioinformatics, computational biology:
54: Predicting Survival from Microarray Data: A Comparative Study — Hege Marie Boevelstad, University of Oslo; Staale Nygaard, University of Oslo
Poster Topic: Categorical, multivariate analysis:
55: Stalactite Plot for Outlier Detection in the Presence of a Computationally Singular Covariance MatrixJeremy Nadolski, Benedictine University; Pablo Marquez, Benedictine University; Lee Ann Smith, Benedictine University
56: Reckless or Responsible: A Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Consumer Spending Shannon Grant, SUMSRI; Emilola Abayomi, SUMSRI
Poster Topic: Computational statistics, numerical methods, simulation:
57: SASweave: Literate Programming Using SASRussell Lenth, The University of Iowa; Søren Højsgaard, Aarhus University
58: Maximum Likelihood Estimation Using Iterative Importance SamplingFassil Nebebe, Concordia University; Tak Mak, Concordia University
59: The Power of Linkage Analysis of a Quantitative Disease EndophenotypeZhuying Huang, Stony Brook University; Nancy Mendell, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Poster Topic: Data mining and knowledge discovery, machine learning:
60: Development of Nearest-Neighbor Classifiers Identifying Dermal Sensitizers Based on a Local Lymph Node Assay DatabaseShengqiao Li, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Adam Fedorowicz, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
61: Methods for K-Models ClusteringLi Li, George Mason University; James E. Gentle, George Mason University
Poster Topic: Environmetrics, ecology, agriculture, wildlife management:
62: A New Ecological Model for Insect Population Size with Local CollapseJames Matis, Texas A&M University; Thomas Kiffe, Texas A&M University; Timothy Matis, Texas Tech University; Gerald Michels, Texas A&M University
63: Assessment of Plant Communities Exposed to Fugitive Dust Along a Mine Transportation Corridor in AlaskaMelanie Edwards, Exponent, Inc.; Elizabeth Maier, Exponent, Inc.; Dawn Reeder, Rare Earth Science; Scott S. Shock, Exponent, Inc.; Nicholas Gard, Exponent, Inc.
64: Is There a Weekend Effect in Diurnal Temperature Range?Madhuri S. Mulekar, University of South Alabama; Sytske Kimball, University of South Alabama
Poster Topic: Experimental design:
65: Choice of Randomized Design in Large-Scale Education ExperimentsBrenda Jenney, Arizona State University; Sharon L. Lohr, Arizona State University
Poster Topic: Graphics, visualization:
66: Matrix Plots in Support of Visualization of Matrix CharacteristicsFerry Butar Butar, Sam Houston State University; Wathurawa A. Bandulasiri, Sam Houston State University; Melinda M. Holt, Sam Houston State University; Cecil Hallum, Sam Houston State University
Poster Topic: Incomplete data analysis, imputation methods:
67: Statistical Inference in the Presence of Panel Segmentation in Ranking DataLin Xie, Kansas State University; Paul I. Nelson, Kansas State University
68: Generalization of the Paired T-Test for the Missing Values CaseSophie Desjardins, University of Québec at Montréal; Alain Desgagne, University of Québec at Montréal; Pierre Lafaye de Micheaux, Universite Pierre-Mendes France; Benoit Liquet, Universite Pierre-Mendes France
Poster Topic: Linear models, GLMs, parametric methods:
69: Use of Beta Regression To Model Adherence to HIV MedicationChe Smith, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Yin Yin, GlaxoSmithKline; Sharon Murray, GlaxoSmithKline; Steven Kathman, GlaxoSmithKline
70: A Modified Bonferroni Procedure for Multiple TestsDaniel Mundfrom, University of Northern Colorado; Michelle Roozeboom, University of Northern Colorado; Jamis Perrett, University of Northern Colorado
Poster Topic: Pattern recognition, computer vision, shape analysis, signal processing:
71: Multivariate Statistical Methods Applied to Digital Photo Processing in Support of Object DetectionHuixing He, Sam Houston State University; Cecil Hallum, Sam Houston State University
Poster Topic: Probability, stochastic processes:
72: A Method for Estimating Intensity of a Poisson ProcessChih-Hsiang Ho, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Sandhya Gunti, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Heng-Wei Cheng, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Poster Topic: QC, operation research, risk assessment:
73: Monitoring Variation in a Multivariate Process with Sample Size Smaller Than the DimensionJohn Young, McNeese State University; Robert L. Mason, Southwest Research Institute; Youn-Min Chou, University of Texas at San Antonio
74: Development of New Capability Indices for Multivariate Manufacturing Processes — Jen-Nan Pan, National Cheng Kung University; Chun-Yi Lee, National Cheng Kung University
Poster Topic: Sampling and survey methodology:
75: Software Alternatives for Variance Estimation in the Analysis of Complex Sample Surveys: A Comparison of SAS Survey Procedures, SUDAAN, and AM Bethany Bell-Ellison, University of South Florida; Jeffrey Kromrey, University of South Florida
76: Performance of First-Order Weighted Random Effects Model Estimators Under Complex Sampling DesignsYue Jia, Educational Testing Service; S. Lynne Stokes, Southern Methodist University; Ian Harris, Southern Methodist University
77: Alternative Methods to Compensate for Provider Nonresponse in the National Immunization SurveyPhillip Smith, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Benjamin Skalland, NORC at the University of Chicago; Robert Montgomery, NORC at the University of Chicago; Sadeq Chowdhury, NORC at the University of Chicago
78: Extensions of a Matrix Approach for Comparing Estimate Precision of a Population Total Under a Many-to-Many Frame Structure — Martin Levy, University of Cincinnati; ZhiYuan Dong, University of Cincinnati
79: Review of NHIS Public-Design StructuresVan Parsons, National Center for Health Statistics; Chris Moriarity, National Center for Health Statistics
Poster Topic: Spatial statistics, spatio-temporal modeling:
80: Estimation of Exposure Point Concentrations for Probabilistic Risk Assessment Using a Three-Dimensional Estimation TechniqueJames Gleason, Trihydro Corporation; Heidi Bowen-Morris, Trihydro Corporation
81: Spatiotemporal Bayesian Maximum Entropy Modeling of Hydrogen Sulfide Concentrations Using Data Collected at Different Observation Time Scales Near Swine OperationsWilliam Allshouse, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Marc Serre, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Devon Hall, Rural Empowerment Association for Community Help; Katherine Mills, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Steve Wing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Poster Topic: Sports, art, entertainment:
82: A Critical Evaluation of 'Moneyball'Mitchell Watnik, California State University, East Bay
83: Stochastic Modeling of Sports DataCharles N. Lowe, Marshall University; Alfred A. Akinsete, Marshall University
84: You (Should Be) Out of Here! Off-the-Field Factors Influencing National Baseball Hall of Fame SelectionJohn Rasp, Stetson University; Nathan Crowder, Stetson University
85: Coors Field: Pitchers Graveyard?Jay Schaffer, University of Northern Colorado; Raj Chandran, University of Northern Colorado
86: An Analysis of Judges' Inconsistency in the Athens 2004 Olympics Artistic Gymnastics Events Using the Multiplicative Interaction ModelWijith Munasinghe, Kansas State University; Dallas Johnson, Kansas State University
87: Assessing Ratings Methods for College Hockey TeamsRobin Lock, St. Lawrence University; Julia Palmateer, St. Lawrence University
88: Measuring Player Contribution in the NBADavid Lewin, Macalester College; Vittorio Addona, Macalester College
Poster Topic: Statistical consulting:
89: Statistical Application in Law: Empirical Investigation on Suspected Drunk Drivers' Data in New JerseyAyako Kambara
Poster Topic: Statistical education, teaching, and training:
90: Education by Nation: A Multivariate Statistical AnalysisAnthony Franklin, SUMSRI; Ashley Brooks, SUMSRI
Poster Topic: Time series/wavelet analysis:
91: Multiple Signal Extraction in Seismic Array DataJoshua Kerr, California State University, East Bay; Wolfang Polonik, University of California, Davis
92: Smoothed Moments Variance Estimator for X-11 Seasonal AdjustmentDaniell Toth, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Stuart Scott, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Poster Topic: Transportation statistics:
93: A Market Segmentation Analysis of Multivariate Travel Survey Data — Shuang Liu, University of California, Davis; Peng Wu, University of California, Davis
 
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364 Theme Session Wed, 8/1/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-254 A
Improving the Agriculture Resources Management Survey: Dealing with Complexity in Government Surveys - Invited - Panel
Section on Survey Research Methods, Section on Government Statistics
Organizer(s): Thomas J. Plewes, National Academy of Sciences
Chair(s): Thomas J. Plewes, National Academy of Sciences
     Abstract: Improving the Agricultural Resources Management Survey: Dealing with Complexity in Government Surveys
     Panelists: David Binder, Statistics Canada (Retired)
Cynthia Clark, Office for National Statistics
Frederick Conrad, University of Michigan
Carol C. House, National Agricultural Statistics Service
     10:15 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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365 Applied Session Wed, 8/1/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-255 B
Protecting Confidentiality in Public Use Data by Releasing Synthetic Data Sets: Experiences with Genuine Applications - Invited - Panel
Committee on Privacy and Confidentiality, Section on Bayesian Statistical Science, Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): Jerome P. Reiter, Duke University
Chair(s): Trivellore E. Raghunathan, University of Michigan
     Abstract: Protecting Confidentiality in Public Use Data by Releasing Synthetic Datasets: Experiences with Genuine Applications
     Panelists: Jerome P. Reiter, Duke University
John Abowd, Cornell University
Simon Woodcock, Simon Fraser University
Sam Hawala, U.S. Census Bureau
     10:15 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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388 Applied Session Wed, 8/1/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-155 E
Topics in Survey and Census Redesigns - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Chair(s): Ismael Flores Cervantes, Westat
     8:35 AM   Strategic Directions for the 2011 Canadian Census of PopulationDavid Dolson, Statistics Canada; Normand Laniel, Statistics Canada
     8:50 AM   Alternative Allocation Designs for a Highly Stratified Establishment SurveyErnest Lawley, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Marie C. Stetser, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Eduardas Valaitis, American University
     9:05 AM   Sampling with Uncertain Frame Counts: Challenges in Sampling Head Start Children for the FACES StudyBarbara L. Carlson, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
     9:20 AM   Sample Design Research for the National Home and Hospice Care SurveyKaren Davis, National Center for Health Statistics; Iris Shimizu, National Center for Health Statistics
     9:35 AM   Sample Design of the Canadian Health Measures SurveySarah M. Dion, Statistics Canada
     9:50 AM   Sampling and Estimation Issues in the Redesign of the Canadian Survey of Household SpendingChristian Nadeau, Statistics Canada
     10:05 AM   Sample Redesign for the FDIC's Asset Valuation ReviewDavid W. Chapman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
 
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389 Applied Session Wed, 8/1/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-155 B
Survey Estimation and Inference - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Chair(s): James R. Chromy, RTI International
     8:35 AM   Design Effects of Sampling Frames in Establishment Surveys of Small Populations — Monroe Sirken, National Center for Health Statistics; Iris Shimizu, National Center for Health Statistics
     8:50 AM   Variance Estimation for Statistical Matching Using Multiple ImputationJames Reilly, University of Auckland
     9:05 AM   Using Bootstrap Variance Calculations for a Survey with a Simple Design: The Case of the 2005 National Survey of the Work and Health of NursesGildas Kleim, Statistics Canada; Yves Bélanger, Statistics Canada
     9:20 AM   Balanced Repeated Replication Variance Estimates from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 1996--2003 Household ComponentDan Liao, University of Maryland
     9:35 AM   Application of the Bootstrap Method in the International Price ProgramPatrick Bobbitt, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Steven P. Paben, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Moon Jung Cho, Bureau of Labor Statistics; James A. Himelein Jr., Bureau of Labor Statistics ; Te-Ching Chen, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Lawrence Ernst, Bureau of Labor Statistics
     9:50 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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394 Applied Session Theme Session Wed, 8/1/07, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-251 F
Understanding and Measurement of Human Capital - Invited - Papers
Social Statistics Section, Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): Juanita Tamayo Lott, U.S. Census Bureau
Chair(s): Daniel H. Weinberg, U.S. Census Bureau
     10:35 AM   The Whole Is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts: The U.S. Census Bureau Human Capital Management Information SystemJuanita Tamayo Lott, U.S. Census Bureau; Tyra D. Smith, U.S. Census Bureau; Mark Holdrege, U.S. Census Bureau
     11:00 AM   Accurately Measuring a Creative EconomySteven W. Pedigo, Greater Washington Initiative
     11:25 AM   Water, Water Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink: Higher Education Access and Success Among America's Growing Population of Under-Represented Students of ColorWalter R. Allen, University of California, Los Angeles; Derek Mitchell, Stupski Foundation; Gloria Gonzalez, University of California, Los Angeles
     11:50 AM   Disc: Tommy Wright, U.S. Census Bureau
     12:15 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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405 Applied Session Theme Session Wed, 8/1/07, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-255 B
Estimating Nonresponse Bias in Light of the New OMB Standards and Guidelines for Statistical Surveys - Invited - Panel
Section on Government Statistics, Section on Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics Section
Organizer(s): Roberta Sangster, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Chair(s): Michael P. Battaglia, Abt Associates, Inc.
     Abstract: Estimating Nonresponse Bias in Light of the New OMB Standards and Guidelines for Statistical Surveys
     Panelists: J. Michael Brick, Westat
Robert M. Groves, University of Michigan
Brian Harris-Kojetin, Office of Management and Budget
     12:15 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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414 Wed, 8/1/07, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-155 B
Use of Measures Related to the Survey Variables in Post Survey Adjustment for Nonresponse - Topic Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics Section
Organizer(s): Andy Peytchev, RTI International
Chair(s): Kristen Olson, University of Michigan
     10:35 AM   Preliminary Assessment of the Impact of Health Variables on Nonresponse Adjustment in the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS)Trena Ezzati-Rice, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Lap-Ming Wun, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
     10:55 AM   Using Interviewer Observations To Improve Nonresponse Adjustments: NES 2004Andy Peytchev, RTI International; Kristen Olson, University of Michigan
     11:15 AM   Use of Interviewer Judgments About Attributes of Selected Respondents in Post-Survey Adjustment for Unit Nonresponse: An Illustration with the National Survey of Family Growth — Robert M. Groves, University of Michigan; James Wagner, University of Michigan; Emilia Peytcheva, University of Michigan
     11:35 AM   Using Proxy Measures of Survey Outcomes in Post-Survey Adjustments: Examples from the Consumer Expenditure Survey (CES) and the Los Angeles Neighborhood Observations Study (LA FANS)Frauke Kreuter, University of Maryland; Carolina Casas-Cordero, University of Maryland
     11:55 AM   Using Proxy Measures of the Survey Variables in Post-Survey Adjustments in a Transportation SurveyTing Yan, University of Michigan; Trivellore E. Raghunathan, University of Michigan
     12:15 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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427 Applied Session Wed, 8/1/07, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-155 C
Topics in Confidence Intervals and Inference - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Chair(s): Jill Dever, University of Maryland
     10:35 AM   Parametric Bootstrap Confidence Interval in a Small-Area Estimation ProblemHuilin Li, University of Maryland; Partha Lahiri, University of Maryland
     10:50 AM   Setting Precision Requirements for Estimating ProportionsJames R. Chromy, RTI International
     11:05 AM   Confidence Intervals for Statistics for Categorical Variables from Complex SamplesValerie Hsu, Westat; Keith Rust, Westat
     11:20 AM   One-Sided Coverage Intervals for the Extreme Binomial Proportion Under Complex Sample DesignYan Liu, Internal Revenue Service; Phillip S. Kott, USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
     11:35 AM   Investigation of Empirical Bayesian Confidence Intervals for Expenditure Data in the Medical Expenditure Panel SurveyRobert Baskin, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Malay Ghosh, University of Florida
     11:50 AM   Tailoring Survey Data Products and Reliability Criteria To Best Match Customers' Revenue NeedsMandy Webb, Arbitron Inc.; Alan R. Tupek, Arbitron, Inc.
     12:05 PM   Properties of the Combined Ratio Estimator and a Best Linear Unbiased Estimator When Design Control Is ProblematicStephen Woodruff, Retired
 
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428 Wed, 8/1/07, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-155 E
Analysis and Disclosure of Survey Data - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Chair(s): Karol Krotki, RTI International
     10:35 AM   Multiyear Estimation for a Single Stratum from the Continuous National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)R. Lee Harding, Westat; Jay Clark, Westat; Jill M. Montaquila, Westat
     10:50 AM   The Effectiveness of Stepwise Discriminate Analysis as a Post Hoc Procedure to a Significant ManovaErik Heiny, Western Carolina University
     11:05 AM   Researcher Access to Microdata: Measuring the Impact of Different Access Protocols on Data UtilityStephanie Shipp, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Julia Lane, NORC at the University of Chicago
     11:20 AM   Measuring Privacy Loss Due to Data Release: A New PerspectiveLei Liu, Yale University; Heping Zhang, Yale University
     11:35 AM   The Use of Propensity Score Matching Methods in Mixed Mode StudiesJohn Bremer, Harris Interactive; Kerri Miller, Harris Interactive
     11:50 AM   Practical Considerations in Applying the pq-Rule for Primary Disclosure SuppressionsMeghan O'Malley, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Lawrence Ernst, Bureau of Labor Statistics
     12:05 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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455 Applied Session Theme Session Wed, 8/1/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-250 A
Web Panel Surveys - A Solution to Declining Response Rates? - Invited - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): Karol Krotki, RTI International
Chair(s): Mansour Fahimi, RTI International
     2:05 PM   Nonresponse Bias in Two Methods of Panel RecruitmentCharles DiSogra, Knowledge Networks, Inc.; Daniel Slotwiner, Knowledge Networks, Inc.; Sarah Clinton, Knowledge Networks, Inc.; Elisa Chan, Knowledge Networks, Inc.; Erlina Hendarwan, Knowledge Networks, Inc.
     2:30 PM   Combining RDD and Web Panel SurveysKarol Krotki, RTI International
     2:55 PM   Sample Matching for Web Surveys: Theory and ApplicationDouglas Rivers, Stanford University
     3:20 PM   Disc: Robert Santos, The Urban Institute
     3:30 PM   Disc: John Bremer, Harris Interactive
     3:40 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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479 Applied Session Wed, 8/1/07, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-250 B
Compensating for Survey Nonresponse and Nonsampling Error - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Chair(s): Vicki Burt, National Center for Health Statistics
     2:05 PM   An Assessment of the Effect of Misreporting of Phone Line Information on Key Weighted Estimates from Four National RDD SurveysAshley Bowers, University of Michigan; Jeffrey Gonzalez, Bureau of Labor Statistics
     2:20 PM   Improvements in Coverage and Sample Weighting for Telephia's 2007 Attitude and Behavior Survey (TABS) of U.S. Cellular Phone SubscribersVicki Pineau, Telephia Inc.; Jim Baer, Telephia Inc.; Christianne Pang, Telephia Inc.; Glenn Atias, Telephia Inc.; Elisa Chan, Knowledge Networks, Inc.
     2:35 PM   Nonresponse in Surveys of the College Educated RevisitedPatrick Flanagan, U.S. Census Bureau; Nancy Dexter, U.S. Census Bureau
     2:50 PM   Nonresponse in the Survey of Industrial Research and DevelopmentPerez Adriana, The University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center
     3:05 PM   Adjusting for Missing Covariates Using the EM Algorithm for Logistic Regression Models: A Study of the Effect of Childhood Overweight on the Age of Onset of MensesYi Liu, The Ohio State University; Elizabeth A. Stasny, The Ohio State University; Pamela Salsberry, The Ohio State University; Patricia Reagan, The Ohio State University
     3:20 PM   An Evaluation of Basic Calibration Estimators in Presence of NonresponseYves Thibaudeau, U.S. Census Bureau; Jun Shao, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jeri Mulrow, National Science Foundation
     3:35 PM   The Nonparametric Regression with Missing Responses and Its Applications to the U.S. CensusCheng Yong Tang, Iowa State University; Song Xi Chen, Iowa State University
 
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482 Theme Session Thu, 8/2/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-257
The Role of the ASA in MS Statistician Careers - Invited - Papers
Committee on Membership Retention and Recruitment, ENAR, WNAR, Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): David Banks, Duke University
Chair(s): Mingxiu Hu, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
     8:35 AM   The Evolution of an EngineerMatthew Pocernich, National Center for Atmospheric Research
     9:05 AM   Opportunities Offered by the ASA for a Statistician in a Management Role in the Pharmaceutical IndustryJane B. Porter, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
     9:35 AM   Transitioning into a Career as an MS Statistician: How the ASA Can HelpMonica Johnston, University of California, San Francisco
     10:05 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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499 Theme Session Thu, 8/2/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-250 E
Ranked Set Sampling I - Topic Contributed - Papers
Section on Nonparametric Statistics, Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): Omer Ozturk, The Ohio State University
Chair(s): Douglas Wolfe, The Ohio State University
     8:35 AM   Estimating the Distribution Function Using k-tuple Ranked Set SamplesKaushik Ghosh, New Jersey Institute of Technology; Ram C. Tiwari, National Cancer Institute
     8:55 AM   Distribution-Free Statistical Intervals via Ranked-Set SamplingJesse Frey, Villanova University
     9:15 AM   A Nonparametric Mean Estimator for Judgment Post-Stratified DataXinlei Wang, Southern Methodist University; Johan Lim, Yonsei University; S. Lynne Stokes, Southern Methodist University
     9:35 AM   Optimal Ranked Set Sampling Estimation Based on Medians from Multiple Set SizesNader Gemayel, The Ohio State University; Elizabeth A. Stasny, The Ohio State University; Douglas Wolfe, The Ohio State University
     9:55 AM   Minimum Distance Estimator of Judgment-Ranking Probabilities in a Ranked-Set SampleOmer Ozturk, The Ohio State University
     10:15 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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501 Thu, 8/2/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-254 B
Bayesian Methods in Sample Surveys - Topic Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): Roderick J. Little, University of Michigan
Chair(s): Michael R. Elliott, University of Michigan
     8:35 AM   Parametric and Semiparametric Model-Based Estimates of the Finite Population Mean for Two-Stage Cluster Samples with Item NonresponseRoderick J. Little, University of Michigan; Ying Yuan, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
     8:55 AM   Bayesian Penalized Spline Model-Based Estimation of the Finite Population Distribution Function for Unequal Probability SamplesQixuan Chen, University of Michigan; Michael R. Elliott, University of Michigan; Roderick J. Little, University of Michigan
     9:15 AM   Simultaneous Credible Intervals for Small-Area Estimation ProblemsNadarjasund Ganesh, University of Maryland
     9:35 AM   Bayesian Approaches to Sequential Selection of Survey Design ProtocolsJames Wagner, University of Michigan; Trivellore E. Raghunathan, University of Michigan
     9:55 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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513 Applied Session Thu, 8/2/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-251 F
Optimal Sample Design - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Chair(s): Brenda Cox, Battelle
     8:35 AM   Survey Designs To Optimize Efficiency and Precision for Multiple Objectives: Methods and ApplicationsStephen Williams, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.; Frank J. Potter, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
     8:50 AM   Optimization of Nonproportional SamplesRaimund K. Wildner, GfK Group
     9:05 AM   Sampling Design and Inference for Social Network Data: Estimating Epidemic Potential with Contact Tracing DataKrista Gile, University of Washington; Mark S. Handcock, University of Washington
     9:20 AM   Sample Allocation Under a Population Model and Stratified Inclusion Probability Proportional to Size Sampling — Steven Heeringa, Institute for Social Research; SunWoong Kim, Dongguk University; Peter Solenberger, Institute for Social Research
     9:35 AM   Comparison of Sample Set Curtailment ProceduresJason Legg, Iowa State University
     9:50 AM   A Model-Assisted Design Based on Adaptive SamplingIsmaila Adeleke, University of Lagos; Raymond Okafor, University of Lagos; Ebenezer Esan, University of Lagos; Athanasius Opara, University of Lagos
     10:05 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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514 Applied Session Thu, 8/2/07, 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM CC-254 A
Multivariate and Longitudinal Analysis of Survey Data - Contributed - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Chair(s): J. Neil Russell, National Center for Education Statistics
     8:35 AM   Random Forests with Survey DataGuillermo Mendez, Arizona State University; Sharon L. Lohr, Arizona State University
     8:50 AM   Multivariate Analysis Techniques on Model-Based Sampling — Chang Tai Chao, National Cheng Kung University; Feng Min Lin, National Cheng Kung University
     9:05 AM   A Multivariate Time Series Model for Small Areas in the Dutch Labor Force SurveySabine Krieg, Statistics Netherlands; Jan Van den Brakel, Statistics Netherlands
     9:20 AM   Joint Modeling of Longitudinal Binary Outcome and Time to Drop-Out: An Application Using Complex Survey DataPunam Pahwa, University of Saskatchewan; Chandima Karunanayake, University of Saskatchewan
     9:35 AM   A Method for Bias-Reduction of Sample-Based MLE of the Autologistic FunctionSteen Magnussen, Canadian Forest Service; Robert Reeves, Queensland University of Technology
     9:50 AM   Floor Discussion
 
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520 Applied Session Thu, 8/2/07, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-151 G
Topics on Sample Survey Design and Inference in Honor of JNK Rao's 70th Birthday and 50 Years of Contributions - Invited - Papers
Section on Survey Research Methods
Organizer(s): Paul S. Levy, RTI International
Chair(s): Partha Lahiri, University of Maryland
     10:35 AM   Recent Developments in Multiple-Frame SurveysSharon L. Lohr, Arizona State University
     11:00 AM   Rao-Scott Corrections and BeyondAlastair J. Scott, University of Auckland
     11:25 AM   Small-Area Estimation: Theory and PracticeMike A. Hidiroglou, Statistics Canada
     11:50 AM   Disc: Wayne Fuller, Iowa State University
     12:10 PM   Floor Discussion
 
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542 Applied Session Thu, 8/2/07, 10:30 AM - 12:20 PM CC-150 D-F
Measurement Issues in Surveys - Contributed - Papers
Section on Government Statistics, Section on Survey Research Methods, Social Statistics Section
Chair(s): Steve H. Cohen, National Science Foundation
     10:35 AM   Comparison of the Income Items from the CPS and ACSBruce Webster, Jr., U.S. Census Bureau
     10:50 AM   The Impact of Converted Refusals upon Survey Estimates: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2004Margaret Carroll, National Center for Health Statistics; Yinong Chong, National Center for Health Statistics
     11:05 AM   Precanvass Survey for the 2007 Commodity Flow SurveyPromod Chandhok, Bureau of Transportation Statistics
     11:20 AM   An Appraisal of the Conduct and Provisional Figures of the Nigerian Population and Housing Census of 2006Raymond Okafor, University of Lagos
     11:35 AM   Measuring the Quality of Service to Taxpayers in Volunteer SitesKevin Cecco, Internal Revenue Service; Ronald Walsh, Internal Revenue Service; Rachael Hooker, Internal Revenue Service
     11:50 AM   Statistical 'Pre- and Post-Processing' as Integrated into Computer SimulationsTurkan Gardenier, Pragmatica Corp.
     12:05 PM   Floor Discussion
 

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