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Synonyms for sampling

items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population

measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)

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Data were collected from 200 adult University Students and a cluster sampling technique was used to assess the relationship of obesity with dental caries.
Eighteen months after the end of the outbreak, the Zika virus seroprevalence rate and proportion of asymptomatic infections among 700 persons on the Society Islands were 22% (95% CI 16%-28%) and 53% (95% CI 45%-61%), respectively, not substantially different from those during the first cluster sampling in the same islands (37% [95% CI 26%-47%] and 56% [95% CI 33%-79%], respectively).
Adaptive cluster sampling (ACS) is useful to measure the density of rareclustered population in survey sampling.
Cluster sampling to assess immunization coverage: a review of experience with a simplified sampling method.
Adaptive cluster sampling therefore increases the probability that individual tornadoes, hailstorms, and straight-line winds will occur in the vicinity of the first one drawn.
Therefore, a multistage cluster sampling procedure as described in the literature was followed.
The sample selection was done by the cluster sampling technique.
CASPER provides a survey method to select and interview households that are representative of the whole population using a cluster sampling methodology that can be described in the following steps: 1) define a geographic area of interest as the sampling frame; 2) within this sampling frame, select a sample of 30 clusters (areas delineated by census, usually census blocks) with "probability proportional to size"; and 3) systematically sample seven households for face-to-face interviews within each cluster.
Methods: Cluster sampling was employed from January to September 2010 to randomly select 6,722 individuals aged =50 years in 28 clusters from southern Jiangsu Province.
The margin of error reflects the influence of stratification and cluster sampling.
A seroincidence study was conducted at six schools in addition to the index school, using a stratified two-stage cluster sampling methodology.
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