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Please answer each of the following questions to help you self-assess your understanding of "Chapter 5: Sampling" (Remler & Van Ryzin, 2010)

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2. Please Match the Term to Its Definition *This question is required.

Space Cell

Repeating a study with a different sample, in a different place, time period, or policy context, or with a different study design.

A method for pooling together multiple smaller studies to get a much bigger, combined study.

The extent to which the results generalize to a wider group or reality, external to the study. Another term for generalizability.

The population the study aims to investigate.

A nonprobability sample that was chosen for convenience and that may be biased.

Sample chosen based on probability, at random on some level, which makes the sample representative.

Process of selecting people or elements from a population for inclusion in a research study.

A subset of people or elements selected from a population.

A sample consisting of volunteers.

A subset of a population (sample) chosen at random.

Convenience Sample

Repeating a study with a different sample, in a different place, time period, or policy context, or with a different study design.

A method for pooling together multiple smaller studies to get a much bigger, combined study.

The extent to which the results generalize to a wider group or reality, external to the study. Another term for generalizability.

The population the study aims to investigate.

A nonprobability sample that was chosen for convenience and that may be biased.

Sample chosen based on probability, at random on some level, which makes the sample representative.

Process of selecting people or elements from a population for inclusion in a research study.

A subset of people or elements selected from a population.

A sample consisting of volunteers.

A subset of a population (sample) chosen at random.

Sample *This question is required

Repeating a study with a different sample, in a different place, time period, or policy context, or with a different study design.

A method for pooling together multiple smaller studies to get a much bigger, combined study.

The extent to which the results generalize to a wider group or reality, external to the study. Another term for generalizability.

The population the study aims to investigate.

A nonprobability sample that was chosen for convenience and that may be biased.

Sample chosen based on probability, at random on some level, which makes the sample representative.

Process of selecting people or elements from a population for inclusion in a research study.

A subset of people or elements selected from a population.

A sample consisting of volunteers.

A subset of a population (sample) chosen at random.

Voluntary Sample

Repeating a study with a different sample, in a different place, time period, or policy context, or with a different study design.

A method for pooling together multiple smaller studies to get a much bigger, combined study.

The extent to which the results generalize to a wider group or reality, external to the study. Another term for generalizability.

The population the study aims to investigate.

A nonprobability sample that was chosen for convenience and that may be biased.

Sample chosen based on probability, at random on some level, which makes the sample representative.

Process of selecting people or elements from a population for inclusion in a research study.

A subset of people or elements selected from a population.

A sample consisting of volunteers.

A subset of a population (sample) chosen at random.

Population of Interest

Repeating a study with a different sample, in a different place, time period, or policy context, or with a different study design.

A method for pooling together multiple smaller studies to get a much bigger, combined study.

The extent to which the results generalize to a wider group or reality, external to the study. Another term for generalizability.

The population the study aims to investigate.

A nonprobability sample that was chosen for convenience and that may be biased.

Sample chosen based on probability, at random on some level, which makes the sample representative.

Process of selecting people or elements from a population for inclusion in a research study.

A subset of people or elements selected from a population.

A sample consisting of volunteers.

A subset of a population (sample) chosen at random.

Sampling

Repeating a study with a different sample, in a different place, time period, or policy context, or with a different study design.

A method for pooling together multiple smaller studies to get a much bigger, combined study.

The extent to which the results generalize to a wider group or reality, external to the study. Another term for generalizability.

The population the study aims to investigate.

A nonprobability sample that was chosen for convenience and that may be biased.

Sample chosen based on probability, at random on some level, which makes the sample representative.

Process of selecting people or elements from a population for inclusion in a research study.

A subset of people or elements selected from a population.

A sample consisting of volunteers.

A subset of a population (sample) chosen at random.

Probability Sample

Repeating a study with a different sample, in a different place, time period, or policy context, or with a different study design.

A method for pooling together multiple smaller studies to get a much bigger, combined study.

The extent to which the results generalize to a wider group or reality, external to the study. Another term for generalizability.

The population the study aims to investigate.

A nonprobability sample that was chosen for convenience and that may be biased.

Sample chosen based on probability, at random on some level, which makes the sample representative.

Process of selecting people or elements from a population for inclusion in a research study.

A subset of people or elements selected from a population.

A sample consisting of volunteers.

A subset of a population (sample) chosen at random.

External Validity

Repeating a study with a different sample, in a different place, time period, or policy context, or with a different study design.

A method for pooling together multiple smaller studies to get a much bigger, combined study.

The extent to which the results generalize to a wider group or reality, external to the study. Another term for generalizability.

The population the study aims to investigate.

A nonprobability sample that was chosen for convenience and that may be biased.

Sample chosen based on probability, at random on some level, which makes the sample representative.

Process of selecting people or elements from a population for inclusion in a research study.

A subset of people or elements selected from a population.

A sample consisting of volunteers.

A subset of a population (sample) chosen at random.

Random Sample

Repeating a study with a different sample, in a different place, time period, or policy context, or with a different study design.

A method for pooling together multiple smaller studies to get a much bigger, combined study.

The extent to which the results generalize to a wider group or reality, external to the study. Another term for generalizability.

The population the study aims to investigate.

A nonprobability sample that was chosen for convenience and that may be biased.

Sample chosen based on probability, at random on some level, which makes the sample representative.

Process of selecting people or elements from a population for inclusion in a research study.

A subset of people or elements selected from a population.

A sample consisting of volunteers.

A subset of a population (sample) chosen at random.

Replication *This question is required

Repeating a study with a different sample, in a different place, time period, or policy context, or with a different study design.

A method for pooling together multiple smaller studies to get a much bigger, combined study.

The extent to which the results generalize to a wider group or reality, external to the study. Another term for generalizability.

The population the study aims to investigate.

A nonprobability sample that was chosen for convenience and that may be biased.

Sample chosen based on probability, at random on some level, which makes the sample representative.

Process of selecting people or elements from a population for inclusion in a research study.

A subset of people or elements selected from a population.

A sample consisting of volunteers.

A subset of a population (sample) chosen at random.

Meta-Analysis *This question is required

Repeating a study with a different sample, in a different place, time period, or policy context, or with a different study design.

A method for pooling together multiple smaller studies to get a much bigger, combined study.

The extent to which the results generalize to a wider group or reality, external to the study. Another term for generalizability.

The population the study aims to investigate.

A nonprobability sample that was chosen for convenience and that may be biased.

Sample chosen based on probability, at random on some level, which makes the sample representative.

Process of selecting people or elements from a population for inclusion in a research study.

A subset of people or elements selected from a population.

A sample consisting of volunteers.

A subset of a population (sample) chosen at random.

3. Please Match the Term to Its Definition *This question is required.

Space Cell

Share who cooperate with a survey request from among those contacted.

Likelihood of responding to a survey or survey question.

The list of enumeration of the population from which the sample is taken.

A telephone survey method that gives both listed and unlisted numbers an equal chance of being selected by replacing random digits at the ends of listed residential telephone numbers.

Share who are reached from those sampled from the sampling frame.

The population the study aims to investigate.

Using samples to learn about the population, or using evidence to identify a causal relationship.

Every member of a population. Contrasts with a sample.

Bias in survey that occurs when members of the sampling frame are systematically different from the target population in a way related to the measures.

Share who respond to a survey from among those sampled from a sampling frame.

Inference

Share who cooperate with a survey request from among those contacted.

Likelihood of responding to a survey or survey question.

The list of enumeration of the population from which the sample is taken.

A telephone survey method that gives both listed and unlisted numbers an equal chance of being selected by replacing random digits at the ends of listed residential telephone numbers.

Share who are reached from those sampled from the sampling frame.

The population the study aims to investigate.

Using samples to learn about the population, or using evidence to identify a causal relationship.

Every member of a population. Contrasts with a sample.

Bias in survey that occurs when members of the sampling frame are systematically different from the target population in a way related to the measures.

Share who respond to a survey from among those sampled from a sampling frame.

Sampling Frame

Share who cooperate with a survey request from among those contacted.

Likelihood of responding to a survey or survey question.

The list of enumeration of the population from which the sample is taken.

A telephone survey method that gives both listed and unlisted numbers an equal chance of being selected by replacing random digits at the ends of listed residential telephone numbers.

Share who are reached from those sampled from the sampling frame.

The population the study aims to investigate.

Using samples to learn about the population, or using evidence to identify a causal relationship.

Every member of a population. Contrasts with a sample.

Bias in survey that occurs when members of the sampling frame are systematically different from the target population in a way related to the measures.

Share who respond to a survey from among those sampled from a sampling frame.

Contact Rate *This question is required

Share who cooperate with a survey request from among those contacted.

Likelihood of responding to a survey or survey question.

The list of enumeration of the population from which the sample is taken.

A telephone survey method that gives both listed and unlisted numbers an equal chance of being selected by replacing random digits at the ends of listed residential telephone numbers.

Share who are reached from those sampled from the sampling frame.

The population the study aims to investigate.

Using samples to learn about the population, or using evidence to identify a causal relationship.

Every member of a population. Contrasts with a sample.

Bias in survey that occurs when members of the sampling frame are systematically different from the target population in a way related to the measures.

Share who respond to a survey from among those sampled from a sampling frame.

Census

Share who cooperate with a survey request from among those contacted.

Likelihood of responding to a survey or survey question.

The list of enumeration of the population from which the sample is taken.

A telephone survey method that gives both listed and unlisted numbers an equal chance of being selected by replacing random digits at the ends of listed residential telephone numbers.

Share who are reached from those sampled from the sampling frame.

The population the study aims to investigate.

Using samples to learn about the population, or using evidence to identify a causal relationship.

Every member of a population. Contrasts with a sample.

Bias in survey that occurs when members of the sampling frame are systematically different from the target population in a way related to the measures.

Share who respond to a survey from among those sampled from a sampling frame.

Propensity to Respond *This question is required

Share who cooperate with a survey request from among those contacted.

Likelihood of responding to a survey or survey question.

The list of enumeration of the population from which the sample is taken.

A telephone survey method that gives both listed and unlisted numbers an equal chance of being selected by replacing random digits at the ends of listed residential telephone numbers.

Share who are reached from those sampled from the sampling frame.

The population the study aims to investigate.

Using samples to learn about the population, or using evidence to identify a causal relationship.

Every member of a population. Contrasts with a sample.

Bias in survey that occurs when members of the sampling frame are systematically different from the target population in a way related to the measures.

Share who respond to a survey from among those sampled from a sampling frame.

Coverage Bias

Share who cooperate with a survey request from among those contacted.

Likelihood of responding to a survey or survey question.

The list of enumeration of the population from which the sample is taken.

A telephone survey method that gives both listed and unlisted numbers an equal chance of being selected by replacing random digits at the ends of listed residential telephone numbers.

Share who are reached from those sampled from the sampling frame.

The population the study aims to investigate.

Using samples to learn about the population, or using evidence to identify a causal relationship.

Every member of a population. Contrasts with a sample.

Bias in survey that occurs when members of the sampling frame are systematically different from the target population in a way related to the measures.

Share who respond to a survey from among those sampled from a sampling frame.

Response Rate

Share who cooperate with a survey request from among those contacted.

Likelihood of responding to a survey or survey question.

The list of enumeration of the population from which the sample is taken.

A telephone survey method that gives both listed and unlisted numbers an equal chance of being selected by replacing random digits at the ends of listed residential telephone numbers.

Share who are reached from those sampled from the sampling frame.

The population the study aims to investigate.

Using samples to learn about the population, or using evidence to identify a causal relationship.

Every member of a population. Contrasts with a sample.

Bias in survey that occurs when members of the sampling frame are systematically different from the target population in a way related to the measures.

Share who respond to a survey from among those sampled from a sampling frame.

Random Digit Dialing (RDD)

Share who cooperate with a survey request from among those contacted.

Likelihood of responding to a survey or survey question.

The list of enumeration of the population from which the sample is taken.

A telephone survey method that gives both listed and unlisted numbers an equal chance of being selected by replacing random digits at the ends of listed residential telephone numbers.

Share who are reached from those sampled from the sampling frame.

The population the study aims to investigate.

Using samples to learn about the population, or using evidence to identify a causal relationship.

Every member of a population. Contrasts with a sample.

Bias in survey that occurs when members of the sampling frame are systematically different from the target population in a way related to the measures.

Share who respond to a survey from among those sampled from a sampling frame.

Cooperation Rate *This question is required

Share who cooperate with a survey request from among those contacted.

Likelihood of responding to a survey or survey question.

The list of enumeration of the population from which the sample is taken.

A telephone survey method that gives both listed and unlisted numbers an equal chance of being selected by replacing random digits at the ends of listed residential telephone numbers.

Share who are reached from those sampled from the sampling frame.

The population the study aims to investigate.

Using samples to learn about the population, or using evidence to identify a causal relationship.

Every member of a population. Contrasts with a sample.

Bias in survey that occurs when members of the sampling frame are systematically different from the target population in a way related to the measures.

Share who respond to a survey from among those sampled from a sampling frame.

Universe

Share who cooperate with a survey request from among those contacted.

Likelihood of responding to a survey or survey question.

The list of enumeration of the population from which the sample is taken.

A telephone survey method that gives both listed and unlisted numbers an equal chance of being selected by replacing random digits at the ends of listed residential telephone numbers.

Share who are reached from those sampled from the sampling frame.

The population the study aims to investigate.

Using samples to learn about the population, or using evidence to identify a causal relationship.

Every member of a population. Contrasts with a sample.

Bias in survey that occurs when members of the sampling frame are systematically different from the target population in a way related to the measures.

Share who respond to a survey from among those sampled from a sampling frame.

4. Please Match the Term to Its Definition *This question is required.

Space Cell

A theoretical distribution that is bell-shaped, symmetrical, and has many useful properties in statistics.

Selecting of people (or elements) from a population in such a way that each individual has an equal chance, or probability, of selection.

Variability in sample statistics, across different samples, due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Method of sampling based on respondent contacts, like snowball sampling, but with a statistical foundation.

Choosing from the sampling frame at random.

Bias in survey results that occurs when those who do not respond are systematically different from those who do respond in a way related to the measures.

Bias in a study that occurs when volunteers differ from a more representative sample of the population in ways that influence the findings of the study.

The distribution of statistics estimated from many repeated samples.

Method of sampling or finding study subjects in which interviewees are asked to refer people they know to the researcher for inclusion in the sample.

Error in sample statistics due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Respondent-Driven Sampling

A theoretical distribution that is bell-shaped, symmetrical, and has many useful properties in statistics.

Selecting of people (or elements) from a population in such a way that each individual has an equal chance, or probability, of selection.

Variability in sample statistics, across different samples, due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Method of sampling based on respondent contacts, like snowball sampling, but with a statistical foundation.

Choosing from the sampling frame at random.

Bias in survey results that occurs when those who do not respond are systematically different from those who do respond in a way related to the measures.

Bias in a study that occurs when volunteers differ from a more representative sample of the population in ways that influence the findings of the study.

The distribution of statistics estimated from many repeated samples.

Method of sampling or finding study subjects in which interviewees are asked to refer people they know to the researcher for inclusion in the sample.

Error in sample statistics due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Random Sampling (or Probability Sampling)

A theoretical distribution that is bell-shaped, symmetrical, and has many useful properties in statistics.

Selecting of people (or elements) from a population in such a way that each individual has an equal chance, or probability, of selection.

Variability in sample statistics, across different samples, due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Method of sampling based on respondent contacts, like snowball sampling, but with a statistical foundation.

Choosing from the sampling frame at random.

Bias in survey results that occurs when those who do not respond are systematically different from those who do respond in a way related to the measures.

Bias in a study that occurs when volunteers differ from a more representative sample of the population in ways that influence the findings of the study.

The distribution of statistics estimated from many repeated samples.

Method of sampling or finding study subjects in which interviewees are asked to refer people they know to the researcher for inclusion in the sample.

Error in sample statistics due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Sampling Variability

A theoretical distribution that is bell-shaped, symmetrical, and has many useful properties in statistics.

Selecting of people (or elements) from a population in such a way that each individual has an equal chance, or probability, of selection.

Variability in sample statistics, across different samples, due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Method of sampling based on respondent contacts, like snowball sampling, but with a statistical foundation.

Choosing from the sampling frame at random.

Bias in survey results that occurs when those who do not respond are systematically different from those who do respond in a way related to the measures.

Bias in a study that occurs when volunteers differ from a more representative sample of the population in ways that influence the findings of the study.

The distribution of statistics estimated from many repeated samples.

Method of sampling or finding study subjects in which interviewees are asked to refer people they know to the researcher for inclusion in the sample.

Error in sample statistics due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Simple Random Sampling

A theoretical distribution that is bell-shaped, symmetrical, and has many useful properties in statistics.

Selecting of people (or elements) from a population in such a way that each individual has an equal chance, or probability, of selection.

Variability in sample statistics, across different samples, due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Method of sampling based on respondent contacts, like snowball sampling, but with a statistical foundation.

Choosing from the sampling frame at random.

Bias in survey results that occurs when those who do not respond are systematically different from those who do respond in a way related to the measures.

Bias in a study that occurs when volunteers differ from a more representative sample of the population in ways that influence the findings of the study.

The distribution of statistics estimated from many repeated samples.

Method of sampling or finding study subjects in which interviewees are asked to refer people they know to the researcher for inclusion in the sample.

Error in sample statistics due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Volunteer Bias

A theoretical distribution that is bell-shaped, symmetrical, and has many useful properties in statistics.

Selecting of people (or elements) from a population in such a way that each individual has an equal chance, or probability, of selection.

Variability in sample statistics, across different samples, due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Method of sampling based on respondent contacts, like snowball sampling, but with a statistical foundation.

Choosing from the sampling frame at random.

Bias in survey results that occurs when those who do not respond are systematically different from those who do respond in a way related to the measures.

Bias in a study that occurs when volunteers differ from a more representative sample of the population in ways that influence the findings of the study.

The distribution of statistics estimated from many repeated samples.

Method of sampling or finding study subjects in which interviewees are asked to refer people they know to the researcher for inclusion in the sample.

Error in sample statistics due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Normal Distribution *This question is required

A theoretical distribution that is bell-shaped, symmetrical, and has many useful properties in statistics.

Selecting of people (or elements) from a population in such a way that each individual has an equal chance, or probability, of selection.

Variability in sample statistics, across different samples, due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Method of sampling based on respondent contacts, like snowball sampling, but with a statistical foundation.

Choosing from the sampling frame at random.

Bias in survey results that occurs when those who do not respond are systematically different from those who do respond in a way related to the measures.

Bias in a study that occurs when volunteers differ from a more representative sample of the population in ways that influence the findings of the study.

The distribution of statistics estimated from many repeated samples.

Method of sampling or finding study subjects in which interviewees are asked to refer people they know to the researcher for inclusion in the sample.

Error in sample statistics due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Sampling Distribution *This question is required

A theoretical distribution that is bell-shaped, symmetrical, and has many useful properties in statistics.

Selecting of people (or elements) from a population in such a way that each individual has an equal chance, or probability, of selection.

Variability in sample statistics, across different samples, due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Method of sampling based on respondent contacts, like snowball sampling, but with a statistical foundation.

Choosing from the sampling frame at random.

Bias in survey results that occurs when those who do not respond are systematically different from those who do respond in a way related to the measures.

Bias in a study that occurs when volunteers differ from a more representative sample of the population in ways that influence the findings of the study.

The distribution of statistics estimated from many repeated samples.

Method of sampling or finding study subjects in which interviewees are asked to refer people they know to the researcher for inclusion in the sample.

Error in sample statistics due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Sampling Error *This question is required

A theoretical distribution that is bell-shaped, symmetrical, and has many useful properties in statistics.

Selecting of people (or elements) from a population in such a way that each individual has an equal chance, or probability, of selection.

Variability in sample statistics, across different samples, due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Method of sampling based on respondent contacts, like snowball sampling, but with a statistical foundation.

Choosing from the sampling frame at random.

Bias in survey results that occurs when those who do not respond are systematically different from those who do respond in a way related to the measures.

Bias in a study that occurs when volunteers differ from a more representative sample of the population in ways that influence the findings of the study.

The distribution of statistics estimated from many repeated samples.

Method of sampling or finding study subjects in which interviewees are asked to refer people they know to the researcher for inclusion in the sample.

Error in sample statistics due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Nonresponse Bias

A theoretical distribution that is bell-shaped, symmetrical, and has many useful properties in statistics.

Selecting of people (or elements) from a population in such a way that each individual has an equal chance, or probability, of selection.

Variability in sample statistics, across different samples, due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Method of sampling based on respondent contacts, like snowball sampling, but with a statistical foundation.

Choosing from the sampling frame at random.

Bias in survey results that occurs when those who do not respond are systematically different from those who do respond in a way related to the measures.

Bias in a study that occurs when volunteers differ from a more representative sample of the population in ways that influence the findings of the study.

The distribution of statistics estimated from many repeated samples.

Method of sampling or finding study subjects in which interviewees are asked to refer people they know to the researcher for inclusion in the sample.

Error in sample statistics due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Snowball Sampling

A theoretical distribution that is bell-shaped, symmetrical, and has many useful properties in statistics.

Selecting of people (or elements) from a population in such a way that each individual has an equal chance, or probability, of selection.

Variability in sample statistics, across different samples, due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

Method of sampling based on respondent contacts, like snowball sampling, but with a statistical foundation.

Choosing from the sampling frame at random.

Bias in survey results that occurs when those who do not respond are systematically different from those who do respond in a way related to the measures.

Bias in a study that occurs when volunteers differ from a more representative sample of the population in ways that influence the findings of the study.

The distribution of statistics estimated from many repeated samples.

Method of sampling or finding study subjects in which interviewees are asked to refer people they know to the researcher for inclusion in the sample.

Error in sample statistics due to random chance of who ends up in a sample.

5. Please Match the Term to Its Definition *This question is required.

Space Cell

The actual data available in the sample, equal to the true sample minus those who could not be reached and those who did not agree to participate.

Exhaustive and mutually exclusive subgroups of a target population.

Probability sampling method in which a sample is drawn separately from each group - each stratum - and the population is divided into exhaustive and mutually exclusive strata.

A range of values in which we have a defined level of confidence (e.g. 95%) that the true value of the statistic being estimated lies.

All the people or elements originally selected from the sampling frame, regardless of whether they are contacted or respond.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled at different rates. Also called oversampling.

The amount added to the point estimate in both directions to create the confidence interval.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled with probability greater than their population share. Also called disproportionate sampling.

The precision of the estimate - how good a job we expect it to do, on average.

Probability sampling method in which individuals or elements are sampled at even intervals - every kth individual for some integer k.

Standard Error

The actual data available in the sample, equal to the true sample minus those who could not be reached and those who did not agree to participate.

Exhaustive and mutually exclusive subgroups of a target population.

Probability sampling method in which a sample is drawn separately from each group - each stratum - and the population is divided into exhaustive and mutually exclusive strata.

A range of values in which we have a defined level of confidence (e.g. 95%) that the true value of the statistic being estimated lies.

All the people or elements originally selected from the sampling frame, regardless of whether they are contacted or respond.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled at different rates. Also called oversampling.

The amount added to the point estimate in both directions to create the confidence interval.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled with probability greater than their population share. Also called disproportionate sampling.

The precision of the estimate - how good a job we expect it to do, on average.

Probability sampling method in which individuals or elements are sampled at even intervals - every kth individual for some integer k.

Confidence Interval

The actual data available in the sample, equal to the true sample minus those who could not be reached and those who did not agree to participate.

Exhaustive and mutually exclusive subgroups of a target population.

Probability sampling method in which a sample is drawn separately from each group - each stratum - and the population is divided into exhaustive and mutually exclusive strata.

A range of values in which we have a defined level of confidence (e.g. 95%) that the true value of the statistic being estimated lies.

All the people or elements originally selected from the sampling frame, regardless of whether they are contacted or respond.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled at different rates. Also called oversampling.

The amount added to the point estimate in both directions to create the confidence interval.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled with probability greater than their population share. Also called disproportionate sampling.

The precision of the estimate - how good a job we expect it to do, on average.

Probability sampling method in which individuals or elements are sampled at even intervals - every kth individual for some integer k.

Margin of Error

The actual data available in the sample, equal to the true sample minus those who could not be reached and those who did not agree to participate.

Exhaustive and mutually exclusive subgroups of a target population.

Probability sampling method in which a sample is drawn separately from each group - each stratum - and the population is divided into exhaustive and mutually exclusive strata.

A range of values in which we have a defined level of confidence (e.g. 95%) that the true value of the statistic being estimated lies.

All the people or elements originally selected from the sampling frame, regardless of whether they are contacted or respond.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled at different rates. Also called oversampling.

The amount added to the point estimate in both directions to create the confidence interval.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled with probability greater than their population share. Also called disproportionate sampling.

The precision of the estimate - how good a job we expect it to do, on average.

Probability sampling method in which individuals or elements are sampled at even intervals - every kth individual for some integer k.

True Sample

The actual data available in the sample, equal to the true sample minus those who could not be reached and those who did not agree to participate.

Exhaustive and mutually exclusive subgroups of a target population.

Probability sampling method in which a sample is drawn separately from each group - each stratum - and the population is divided into exhaustive and mutually exclusive strata.

A range of values in which we have a defined level of confidence (e.g. 95%) that the true value of the statistic being estimated lies.

All the people or elements originally selected from the sampling frame, regardless of whether they are contacted or respond.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled at different rates. Also called oversampling.

The amount added to the point estimate in both directions to create the confidence interval.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled with probability greater than their population share. Also called disproportionate sampling.

The precision of the estimate - how good a job we expect it to do, on average.

Probability sampling method in which individuals or elements are sampled at even intervals - every kth individual for some integer k.

Observed Sample

The actual data available in the sample, equal to the true sample minus those who could not be reached and those who did not agree to participate.

Exhaustive and mutually exclusive subgroups of a target population.

Probability sampling method in which a sample is drawn separately from each group - each stratum - and the population is divided into exhaustive and mutually exclusive strata.

A range of values in which we have a defined level of confidence (e.g. 95%) that the true value of the statistic being estimated lies.

All the people or elements originally selected from the sampling frame, regardless of whether they are contacted or respond.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled at different rates. Also called oversampling.

The amount added to the point estimate in both directions to create the confidence interval.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled with probability greater than their population share. Also called disproportionate sampling.

The precision of the estimate - how good a job we expect it to do, on average.

Probability sampling method in which individuals or elements are sampled at even intervals - every kth individual for some integer k.

Systematic Sampling

The actual data available in the sample, equal to the true sample minus those who could not be reached and those who did not agree to participate.

Exhaustive and mutually exclusive subgroups of a target population.

Probability sampling method in which a sample is drawn separately from each group - each stratum - and the population is divided into exhaustive and mutually exclusive strata.

A range of values in which we have a defined level of confidence (e.g. 95%) that the true value of the statistic being estimated lies.

All the people or elements originally selected from the sampling frame, regardless of whether they are contacted or respond.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled at different rates. Also called oversampling.

The amount added to the point estimate in both directions to create the confidence interval.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled with probability greater than their population share. Also called disproportionate sampling.

The precision of the estimate - how good a job we expect it to do, on average.

Probability sampling method in which individuals or elements are sampled at even intervals - every kth individual for some integer k.

Strata

The actual data available in the sample, equal to the true sample minus those who could not be reached and those who did not agree to participate.

Exhaustive and mutually exclusive subgroups of a target population.

Probability sampling method in which a sample is drawn separately from each group - each stratum - and the population is divided into exhaustive and mutually exclusive strata.

A range of values in which we have a defined level of confidence (e.g. 95%) that the true value of the statistic being estimated lies.

All the people or elements originally selected from the sampling frame, regardless of whether they are contacted or respond.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled at different rates. Also called oversampling.

The amount added to the point estimate in both directions to create the confidence interval.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled with probability greater than their population share. Also called disproportionate sampling.

The precision of the estimate - how good a job we expect it to do, on average.

Probability sampling method in which individuals or elements are sampled at even intervals - every kth individual for some integer k.

Stratified Sampling *This question is required

The actual data available in the sample, equal to the true sample minus those who could not be reached and those who did not agree to participate.

Exhaustive and mutually exclusive subgroups of a target population.

Probability sampling method in which a sample is drawn separately from each group - each stratum - and the population is divided into exhaustive and mutually exclusive strata.

A range of values in which we have a defined level of confidence (e.g. 95%) that the true value of the statistic being estimated lies.

All the people or elements originally selected from the sampling frame, regardless of whether they are contacted or respond.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled at different rates. Also called oversampling.

The amount added to the point estimate in both directions to create the confidence interval.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled with probability greater than their population share. Also called disproportionate sampling.

The precision of the estimate - how good a job we expect it to do, on average.

Probability sampling method in which individuals or elements are sampled at even intervals - every kth individual for some integer k.

Oversampling *This question is required

The actual data available in the sample, equal to the true sample minus those who could not be reached and those who did not agree to participate.

Exhaustive and mutually exclusive subgroups of a target population.

Probability sampling method in which a sample is drawn separately from each group - each stratum - and the population is divided into exhaustive and mutually exclusive strata.

A range of values in which we have a defined level of confidence (e.g. 95%) that the true value of the statistic being estimated lies.

All the people or elements originally selected from the sampling frame, regardless of whether they are contacted or respond.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled at different rates. Also called oversampling.

The amount added to the point estimate in both directions to create the confidence interval.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled with probability greater than their population share. Also called disproportionate sampling.

The precision of the estimate - how good a job we expect it to do, on average.

Probability sampling method in which individuals or elements are sampled at even intervals - every kth individual for some integer k.

Disproportinate Sampling *This question is required

The actual data available in the sample, equal to the true sample minus those who could not be reached and those who did not agree to participate.

Exhaustive and mutually exclusive subgroups of a target population.

Probability sampling method in which a sample is drawn separately from each group - each stratum - and the population is divided into exhaustive and mutually exclusive strata.

A range of values in which we have a defined level of confidence (e.g. 95%) that the true value of the statistic being estimated lies.

All the people or elements originally selected from the sampling frame, regardless of whether they are contacted or respond.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled at different rates. Also called oversampling.

The amount added to the point estimate in both directions to create the confidence interval.

A variation on stratified sampling in which some strata are sampled with probability greater than their population share. Also called disproportionate sampling.

The precision of the estimate - how good a job we expect it to do, on average.

Probability sampling method in which individuals or elements are sampled at even intervals - every kth individual for some integer k.

6. Please Match the Term to Its Definition *This question is required.

Space Cell

Similarity of elements within a cluster. Also referred to as rho - the rate of homogeneity.

The loss of precision due to a particular complex survey sampling design.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification weighting.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled before sampling individuals.

A procedure for giving some individuals in the data more, or less, weight in the analysis. Often required when disproportionate or complex sampling is used.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification adjustment.

Probability sampling methods that are more complex than simple random sampling, such as cluster sampling, stratified sampling, and disproportionate sampling.

The comparable sample size from a simple random sample; it expresses the design effect (often a loss) due to complex sampling.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled and then sampling occurs within the aggregates.

Weighting

Similarity of elements within a cluster. Also referred to as rho - the rate of homogeneity.

The loss of precision due to a particular complex survey sampling design.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification weighting.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled before sampling individuals.

A procedure for giving some individuals in the data more, or less, weight in the analysis. Often required when disproportionate or complex sampling is used.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification adjustment.

Probability sampling methods that are more complex than simple random sampling, such as cluster sampling, stratified sampling, and disproportionate sampling.

The comparable sample size from a simple random sample; it expresses the design effect (often a loss) due to complex sampling.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled and then sampling occurs within the aggregates.

Effective Sample Size

Similarity of elements within a cluster. Also referred to as rho - the rate of homogeneity.

The loss of precision due to a particular complex survey sampling design.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification weighting.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled before sampling individuals.

A procedure for giving some individuals in the data more, or less, weight in the analysis. Often required when disproportionate or complex sampling is used.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification adjustment.

Probability sampling methods that are more complex than simple random sampling, such as cluster sampling, stratified sampling, and disproportionate sampling.

The comparable sample size from a simple random sample; it expresses the design effect (often a loss) due to complex sampling.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled and then sampling occurs within the aggregates.

Poststratification Adjustment

Similarity of elements within a cluster. Also referred to as rho - the rate of homogeneity.

The loss of precision due to a particular complex survey sampling design.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification weighting.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled before sampling individuals.

A procedure for giving some individuals in the data more, or less, weight in the analysis. Often required when disproportionate or complex sampling is used.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification adjustment.

Probability sampling methods that are more complex than simple random sampling, such as cluster sampling, stratified sampling, and disproportionate sampling.

The comparable sample size from a simple random sample; it expresses the design effect (often a loss) due to complex sampling.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled and then sampling occurs within the aggregates.

Poststratification Weighting

Similarity of elements within a cluster. Also referred to as rho - the rate of homogeneity.

The loss of precision due to a particular complex survey sampling design.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification weighting.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled before sampling individuals.

A procedure for giving some individuals in the data more, or less, weight in the analysis. Often required when disproportionate or complex sampling is used.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification adjustment.

Probability sampling methods that are more complex than simple random sampling, such as cluster sampling, stratified sampling, and disproportionate sampling.

The comparable sample size from a simple random sample; it expresses the design effect (often a loss) due to complex sampling.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled and then sampling occurs within the aggregates.

Multistage Sampling

Similarity of elements within a cluster. Also referred to as rho - the rate of homogeneity.

The loss of precision due to a particular complex survey sampling design.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification weighting.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled before sampling individuals.

A procedure for giving some individuals in the data more, or less, weight in the analysis. Often required when disproportionate or complex sampling is used.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification adjustment.

Probability sampling methods that are more complex than simple random sampling, such as cluster sampling, stratified sampling, and disproportionate sampling.

The comparable sample size from a simple random sample; it expresses the design effect (often a loss) due to complex sampling.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled and then sampling occurs within the aggregates.

Cluster Sampling

Similarity of elements within a cluster. Also referred to as rho - the rate of homogeneity.

The loss of precision due to a particular complex survey sampling design.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification weighting.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled before sampling individuals.

A procedure for giving some individuals in the data more, or less, weight in the analysis. Often required when disproportionate or complex sampling is used.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification adjustment.

Probability sampling methods that are more complex than simple random sampling, such as cluster sampling, stratified sampling, and disproportionate sampling.

The comparable sample size from a simple random sample; it expresses the design effect (often a loss) due to complex sampling.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled and then sampling occurs within the aggregates.

Intraclass Correlation

Similarity of elements within a cluster. Also referred to as rho - the rate of homogeneity.

The loss of precision due to a particular complex survey sampling design.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification weighting.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled before sampling individuals.

A procedure for giving some individuals in the data more, or less, weight in the analysis. Often required when disproportionate or complex sampling is used.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification adjustment.

Probability sampling methods that are more complex than simple random sampling, such as cluster sampling, stratified sampling, and disproportionate sampling.

The comparable sample size from a simple random sample; it expresses the design effect (often a loss) due to complex sampling.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled and then sampling occurs within the aggregates.

Complex Survey Sampling *This question is required

Similarity of elements within a cluster. Also referred to as rho - the rate of homogeneity.

The loss of precision due to a particular complex survey sampling design.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification weighting.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled before sampling individuals.

A procedure for giving some individuals in the data more, or less, weight in the analysis. Often required when disproportionate or complex sampling is used.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification adjustment.

Probability sampling methods that are more complex than simple random sampling, such as cluster sampling, stratified sampling, and disproportionate sampling.

The comparable sample size from a simple random sample; it expresses the design effect (often a loss) due to complex sampling.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled and then sampling occurs within the aggregates.

Design Effect *This question is required

Similarity of elements within a cluster. Also referred to as rho - the rate of homogeneity.

The loss of precision due to a particular complex survey sampling design.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification weighting.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled before sampling individuals.

A procedure for giving some individuals in the data more, or less, weight in the analysis. Often required when disproportionate or complex sampling is used.

Adjustment of sample statistics to ensure that each stratum's share of the sample represents its share in the population. Used to correct samples that do not reflect the characteristics of the population. Also called poststratification adjustment.

Probability sampling methods that are more complex than simple random sampling, such as cluster sampling, stratified sampling, and disproportionate sampling.

The comparable sample size from a simple random sample; it expresses the design effect (often a loss) due to complex sampling.

A probability sampling method in which more aggregated units (clusters) are sampled and then sampling occurs within the aggregates.

7. When data are collected on the entire population, this type of study is referred to as *This question is required.

A sample

A census

A survey

A inference

8. The process of estimating characteristics of an entire group of units based on the characteristics of a subset of that group is called making *This question is required.

A sample

A census

A population

An inference

9. A doctor wanted to learn about the use of preventive health care services among low-income men. She conducted a survey in the waiting room of the clinic where she worked. This type of sample is called *This question is required.

Convenience sampling

Random sampling

Systematic sampling

Stratified sampling

10. A professor is studying relationships between siblings. Twins are a group of special interest. Which of the following would be a way to make sure enough twins are in the study to examine as a separate subgroup? *This question is required.

Oversampling

Stratified sampling

Cluster sampling

Systematic sampling

11. Which type of sampling is usually more clearly generalizable? *This question is required.

Convenience sample

Snowball sample

Random sample

Voluntary sample

12. A local health department conducted a survey by calling household telephones in order to ask questions related to HIV/AIDS prevention and related behaviors. The survey, however, did not call cell phones and thus missed many younger people. This problem is called: *This question is required.