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proportionate number of people featured in the target population taking into account factors.
representative sample
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describes participants selected to take part in a study.
target population
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process of selecting participans.
sampling
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list of everyone in the target population.
sampling frame
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term used to describe participants.
sample
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reflects the proportion of the population in each group.
stratified
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pick a starting point at random then choose the rest of the sample at regular intervals.
systematic
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every member of the population must have an equal chance of being selected.
simple random
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carried out by individuals.
self selected
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choosing a participant because of a particular characteristic.
purposive
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people have to be of a particular type.
quota
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researcher selects one person and puts them in touch with other people.
snowball
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describes participants selected to take part in a study.

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target population

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process of selecting participans.

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list of everyone in the target population.

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term used to describe participants.

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