representative sample


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the population is divided into strata and a random sample is taken from each stratum

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a) Research on a representative sample of the business of foreign residents in Germany to a sample size approx.
Quality assurance schemes require farmers to collect and retain a representative sample from each lorry load before the grain leaves the farm.
Each machine tends to have a different location to provide the most representative sample for effective control.
Although Kinsey may have found a representative sample elsewhere, he definitely did not find it at the place Herbert did his recruiting.
For this survey, NEA polled a nationally representative sample of 17,135 adults.
For the most representative sample of black elementary school students, offering a voucher had no statistically discernible impact on achievement scores in the New York City experiment.
The following camps make up the representative sample that will be in the first half of the ACA Outcomes Research Study in 2002.
A representative sample of 1,055 Israelis, including 499 Israeli Arabs, was interviewed by telephone Nov.
The Sonya Slifka Longitudinal Multiple Sclerosis Study, the first study to follow a nationally representative sample of the MS community over a long period of time, has completed recruitment.
The eminent Beach scholar Adrienne Fried Block, author of Amy Beach: Passionate Victorian, has selected a fine representative sample of Beach's piano music for this outstanding and very reasonably priced Dover publication.
potentially granting qualification based on representative sample vs.
It was based on 1,923 completed questionnaires from a national representative sample of households with at least $100,000 annual income and/or net worth of at least $500,000, not including primary residence.
The Dining Out study was conducted by Opinion Research Corporation's CARAVAN survey among a nationally representative sample of 1042 adults and has a margin of error of [+ or -] 3%.
The challenge is to identify and measure accurately the chemical components--specifically, the toxic ones--and collect enough particulate to constitute a representative sample.
The exam, given to a representative sample of 22,000 students, showed that one third of high school seniors fail to demonstrate a basic knowledge about the workings of government.
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