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Citation Information : Statistics in Transition New Series. Volume 20, Issue 1, Pages 41-65, DOI: https://doi.org/10.21307/stattrans-2019-003
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Published Online: 27-May-2019
This paper addresses the problem of estimation of population mean of sensitive character using non-sensitive auxiliary variable at current wave in two wave successive sampling. A general class of estimator is proposed and studied under randomized and scrambled response model. Many existing estimators have been modiﬁed to work for sensitive population mean estimation. The modiﬁed estimators became the members of proposed general class of estimators. The detail properties of all the estimators have been discussed. Their behaviour under randomized and scrambled response techniques have been elaborated. Numerical illustrations including simulation have been accompanied to judge the performance of different estimators.Finally suitable recommendations are forwarded.
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