§ 83.01 – What expansion factor should I use for the APTL option?

(a)    You must use your 100% count of UPT as the expansion factor.

(b)   For estimating average daily PMT by type of service days, use your annual total 100% count of UPT by type of service days.

(c)    For estimating annual total PMT:

(1)   Use your annual total 100% count of UPT if your sampling plan is not based on grouping.

(2)   Use your annual total 100% count of UPT by service group if your sampling plan is based on grouping and you have reliable 100% counts of UPT by service group and have entered information into the template accordingly in developing your current template sampling plan.  Refer to cell M52 of the PeriodInput Worksheet in the template you used in developing your current period-based template sampling plan, and it should be 1.

(3)   Use your annual total 100% count of UPT if your sampling plan is based on grouping but you do not have reliable 100% counts of UPT by service group and you have entered information into the template accordingly in developing your current period-based template sampling plan.  Refer to cell M52 of the PeriodInput Worksheet in the template you used in developing your current period-based template sampling plan, and it should be 0.