Understanding sampling: representativeness matters

JPL Davis, IK Crombie, Huw Talfryn Oakley Davies

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    Abstract

    Sampling, or selecting a group of people to represent a whole population, lies at the heart of almost all research designs. There are marry ways of going about this, each of which presents ifs own problems. The trick is to obtain a good-sized sample that is truly representative of the population as a whole.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)237-240
    Number of pages4
    JournalThe British Journal of Hospital Medicine
    Volume62
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - Apr 2001

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