Sampling Methods

# Sampling Methods - Nicole Nguyen October 19, 2009 Sociology...

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Nicole Nguyen October 19, 2009 Sociology 20 TA: Gustav Brown Sampling Methods 1. Probability sampling method: a sampling method that relies on a random, or chance, selection method so that the probability of selection of population elements is known (B) 2. Nonprobability sampling method: sampling methods in which the probability of selection of population elements is unknown (B) 3. Random sampling: a method of sampling that relies on a random, or chance, selection method so that every element of the sampling frame has a known probability of being selected (B) 4. Simple random sampling: every sample element is selected online on a basis of chance through a random process (C) 5. Random number table: a table containing lists of numbers that are ordered solely on the basis of chance; it is used for drawing a random sample (C) 6. Random digit dialing: The random dialing by a machine of numbers within designated phone prefixes, which creates a random sample for phone surveys(C) 7. Systematic random sampling: sample elements are selected from a list of from sequential
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