SAMPLING

Method of choosing a restricted quantity of individuals or conditions for involvement in studies, evaluations, or various other analysis. It is very important to be certain that a sample is characteristic of the populace overall. See also: quota sampling; random sampling; sampling population; stratified random sampling.

SAMPLING: "Sampling must be employed in research studies."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SAMPLING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sampling/ (accessed June 27, 2017).
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