SAMPLING ERROR

Degree to which a sample is not characteristic of the populace from which it was subsequently taken. Variance in the approximation of a parameter that happens from sample to sample. Expected margin of error that happens in research utilizing sampling

SAMPLING ERROR: "The research was completely useless due to a sampling error."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SAMPLING ERROR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sampling-error/ (accessed October 21, 2018).
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