Technical Mission on ‘Integration of Tobacco Questions for Surveys (TQS) – Sampling Methods’ to Azerbaijan
Date: 10-13 November 2015
Venue: Baku - Azerbaijan

SESRIC organised a further technical mission on ‘Integration of Tobacco Questions for Surveys (TQS) – Sampling Methods’ on 10-13 November 2015 in Baku with the participation of eight officials of State Statistical Committee (SSC) of the Republic of Azerbaijan in collaboration with the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) under the scope of the project initiated by SESRIC on the ‘Integration of TQS into Ongoing National Surveys in Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Member States’. The technical mission conducted by Mr. Yılmaz Erşahin, Expert at Sampling and Analysis Techniques Department of TurkStat.

The technical mission covered on the following items:

  • Weighting and non-response forms (household, individual)
  • General controls on data with all steps
  • Calculating weights
  • Calculating base weights (household and individual)
  • Non response adjustment, out of scopes
  • Creating projected population tables and using them in calibrations

For more information on the TQS Integration Project, please visit:



  • Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) in Turkey (English )