Sampling Types

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  • Created on: 21-03-13 18:30
Assign a number to every member in the sample frame, then generate random numbers and match them to the sample members.
simple random
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Split the population into categories and randomly select the same amount of people from each category.
stratified
2 of 7
A random starting point is chosen and then a sample is taken at regular intervals.
systematic
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Small groups are selected at random and every member in each group is used in the sample.
cluster
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Similar to 4 but uses sub-groups within the first groups.
multistage
5 of 7
Population divided into groups and a certain number from each group is interviewed - final choice of sample members is down to the interviewer.
quota
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Sample taken from a section of the population present at one particular place and time.
convenience
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Card 2

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Split the population into categories and randomly select the same amount of people from each category.

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stratified

Card 3

Front

A random starting point is chosen and then a sample is taken at regular intervals.

Back

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Card 4

Front

Small groups are selected at random and every member in each group is used in the sample.

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Similar to 4 but uses sub-groups within the first groups.

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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