An efficient application of scrambled response approach to estimate the population mean of the sensitive variables
Keywords:Randomized response technique, simple random sampling, scrambling response, sensitive and non-sensitive variables, exponential-type estimators
In the presence of one auxiliary variable and two auxiliary variables, we analyze various exponential estimators. The ranks of the auxiliary variables are also connected with the study variables, and there is a linkage between the study variables and the auxiliary variables. These ranks can be used to improve an estimator's accuracy. The Optional Randomized Response Technique (ORRT) and the Quantitative Randomized Response Technique are two techniques we utilize to estimate the sensitive variables from the population mean (QRRT). We used the scrambled response technique and checked the proposed estimators up to the first-order of approximation. The mean square error (MSE) equations are obtained for all the proposed ratio exponential estimators and show that our proposed exponential type estimator is more efficient than ratio estimators. The expression of mean square error is obtained up to the first degree of approximation. The empirical and theoretical comparison of the proposed estimators with existing estimators is also be carried out. We have shown that the proposed optional randomized response technique and quantitative randomized response model are always better than existing estimators. The simulation study is also carried out to determine the performance of the estimators. Few real-life data sets are also be applied in support of proposed estimators. It is observed that our suggested estimator is more efficient as compared to an existing estimator.
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