SAMPLING BIAS

Imperfection in sampling procedures which renders the resultant sample unrepresentative of the populace, thus potentially distorting study data.

SAMPLING BIAS: "The sampling bias was responsible for under representation of certain factors in the study."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SAMPLING BIAS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sampling-bias/ (accessed August 20, 2018).
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