Glossary for Statistical Samples

Definitions and explanations of relevant terminology generally associated with statistical samples

What is a population in statistics?
What is a sample in statistics?
What is a random sample?
What is a representative sample?
What is a simple random sample?
What is a cluster sample?
What is a convenience sample?
What is a quota sample?
What is a purposive sample?
What is sampling error or bias?
What is non-systematic bias?
What is systematic sampling error (or systematic bias)?
What is the best sample size for quantitative research?
What is the confidence interval?
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