PracTools: Tools for Designing and Weighting Survey Samples

Functions and datasets to support Valliant, Dever, and Kreuter, “Practical Tools for Designing and Weighting Survey Samples” (2nd edition, 2018). Contains functions for sample size calculation for survey samples using stratified or clustered one-, two-, and three-stage sample designs. Other functions compute variance components for multistage designs and sample sizes in two-phase designs. A number of example data sets are included.

Version: 1.1
Depends: R (≥ 2.10)
Suggests: doBy, foreign, pps, reshape, sampling, samplingbook, survey
Published: 2018-10-21
Author: Richard Valliant, Jill A. Dever, Frauke Kreuter
Maintainer: Richard Valliant <rvallian at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: no
In views: OfficialStatistics
CRAN checks: PracTools results


Reference manual: PracTools.pdf
Package source: PracTools_1.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X binaries: r-release: PracTools_1.1.tgz, r-oldrel: PracTools_1.1.tgz
Old sources: PracTools archive


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