Statistics and Its Interface

Volume 2 (2009)

Number 2

Some issues concerning disclosure risk in contingency tables

Pages: 223 – 225

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/SII.2009.v2.n2.a12

Authors

Arthur Cohen (Rutgers University, New Jersey, U.S.A.)

Harold B. Sackrowitz (Rutgers University, New Jersey, U.S.A.)

Abstract

Inference issues in connection with disclosure risk in contingency tables are considered. For a model which makes no assumptions regarding relationships among cells, Bayes estimators of disclosure risk and Bayes tests for “uniques” are found. Formulas for sample size determination also ensue.

Keywords

Bayes estimators, Bayes tests, hypergeometric distribution, uniques

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