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SAMPLING TECHNIQUE

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Definition:
A sampling technique is the name or other identification of the specific process by which the entities of the sample have been selected.

Source Publication:
United States Bureau of the Census, Software and Standards Management Branch, Systems Support Division, "Survey Design and Statistical Methodology Metadata", Washington D.C., August 1998, Section 3.3.23, page 32.

Cross References:
Sample

Hyperlink:
http://www.census.gov/srd/www/metadata/metada18.pdf

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, February 02, 2004