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26.Which is the sampling design that is an example of a probability sampling method?a.Purposiveb.Snowballc.Stratified randomd.QuotaANS:DThere are several types of nonprobability (nonrandom) sampling designs. Each addresses a different research need. The five nonprobability sampling designs described in this textbook are (1) convenience sampling, (2) quota sampling, (3) purposive or purposeful sampling, (4) network or snowball sampling, and (5) theoretical sampling. These sampling methods are applied in both quantitative and qualitative research. However, convenience sampling and quota sampling are applied more often in quantitative, outcomes, and intervention research than in qualitative studies and are discussed in this section.DIF:Cognitive Level: ComprehensionREF:Page 362MULTIPLE RESPONSE1.If the population is E, and assuming the researcher selects part of the population as a sample, what could be the sample? (Select all that apply.)
DIF:Cognitive Level: ApplicationREF:Page 3512.A researcher e-mails an online survey about multi-tasking and overcommitedness both on and off the job, as they relate to quality of life, to a random selection of 20,000 RNs in all 50 states; this represents about 1% of the population of RNs. The return rate on the tool is 5%. The goal of this sampling method is to obtain a representative sample. Which of the following are correct statements relative to the sample’s representativeness? (Select all that apply.)