representative sampling

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Synonyms for representative sampling

the population is divided into subpopulations (strata) and random samples are taken of each stratum

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Both the G major and D major Haydn concertos are a representative sampling of this underrated composer.
As Elise knows from reading many of the hundreds of nominations that poured in, it won't be easy to choose a representative sampling of residents from the inspirational stories we received.
This report is important, he wrote, because it was based on a representative sampling of heterosexual and homosexual adolescents.
Conditions of this nature are a deterrent to representative sampling.
As part of the second National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES II), conducted from 1976 to 1980, a statistically representative sampling of 11,658 black and white adults in the United States was asked to recall everything they ate or drank during the previous 24 hours.
The study, which surveyed a statistically representative sampling of 231 buildings nationally, found asbestos most common in large, residential apartment buildings: Almost 60 percent of those surveyed contained the carcinogen.
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