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It is important to use suitable participants in your study
The population is the group of people from which the sample is drawn
Sampling techniques are used to choose people who are
representative of the population as a whole. When your sample is
representative you can generalise the results to the wider population
A sample frame is a list of all those in the population to be studied…read more

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Every member of the population has an equal chance of being chosen
RANDOM SAMPLING…read more

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Number the participants then pick them at a set interval
SYSTEMATIC SAMPLING…read more

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Classifying the population into categories and then choosing a sample
which consists of participnats from each category
STRATIFIED SAMPLING…read more

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Classifying the population into categories and then asking people who
fit into those categories to be participants. When you meet your `quota'
of a category, you stop recruiting for that category
QUOTA SAMPLING…read more

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