vocab-test3 - subjects meeting certain criteria simple...

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population - the class from which samples are taken sample - part of population that is actually studied parameter - something to be measured in a population (i.e. average  age) selection bias - systematic tendency to exclude 1 kind of person or  another from the sample non-response bias - distortion caused by non-respondents quota sampling - each interviewer is assigned a fixed quota of 
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Unformatted text preview: subjects meeting certain criteria simple random sampling- drawing at random without replacement response bias- answers by some respondents are influenced by phrasing of the question household bias- persons in large households less likely to be selected (only 1/household is) random digit dialing- procedure for selecting phone #s [exchange (AC+3), bank (2) digits (2)]...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MATH 147 taught by Professor Klimko during the Fall '07 term at Binghamton University.

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