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PROPORTIONAL SAMPLING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does proportional sampling mean? 

PROPORTIONAL SAMPLING (noun)
  The noun PROPORTIONAL SAMPLING has 1 sense:

1. the population is divided into subpopulations (strata) and random samples are taken of each stratum

  Familiarity information: PROPORTIONAL SAMPLING used as a noun is very rare.


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PROPORTIONAL SAMPLING (noun)


Sense 1proportional sampling [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The population is divided into subpopulations (strata) and random samples are taken of each stratum

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

proportional sampling; representative sampling; stratified sampling

Hypernyms ("proportional sampling" is a kind of...):

sampling ((statistics) the selection of a suitable sample for study)


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