Sampling Technique Overview

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What is the main purpose of describing the sampling procedure in a research study?

To provide transparency and justify the validity of the sample selection

Which of the following is NOT a requirement for using simple random sampling?

The population must be divided into subgroups

Which of the following sampling techniques guarantees that every member of the population has an equal chance of being selected?

Probability sampling

Which of the following sampling techniques involves selecting a sample based on the researcher's judgment or specific purpose?

Purposive sampling

What is the key difference between probability and non-probability sampling?

Probability sampling ensures every member of the population has an equal chance of being selected, while non-probability sampling does not

Which of the following is a characteristic of simple random sampling?

The population is easily countable and homogeneous

Which of the following is NOT a method involved in simple random sampling?

Systematic sampling

What is the formula for calculating the frequency of selection in systematic sampling?

$F = N S$

What is one disadvantage of systematic sampling?

It violates the fundamental premise of probability sampling

When is stratified random sampling used?

When studying a population made up of distinct subgroups

What is the difference between proportionate and non-proportionate stratified random sampling?

Proportionate sampling selects subjects in proportion to the size of the subgroup, while non-proportionate sampling does not

What is one problem that can introduce error in systematic sampling?

The order in which the names are listed

Learn about the sampling procedures used in research, including how to select a sample from a population and overcome constraints. Understand the importance of making accurate population unit lists and obtaining an adequate sample from the population.

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