SAMPLING UNIT By N., Sam M.S. - 11 Any of a variety of factors which comprise a sample. May be schools, people, cities, etc. SAMPLING UNIT: "The study did not employ ample sampling units." Related Psychology Terms Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Evaluation of a Qualitative Study Evaluation of a Quantitative Study LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) Comparison of Assessment Tools CHILD PSYCHIATRY LEGAL PSYCHOLOGY (Forensic Psychology) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SAMPLING UNIT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sampling-unit/ (accessed July 1, 2022).