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sampling design


plan for selecting representative subgroup the procedure by which a particular sample is chosen from a population

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Definitions of ’sampling design’ and meaning of ’sampling design’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’sampling design’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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