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COMPOSITE SAMPLING SCHEME

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French Equivalent: Plan d'échantillonnage composite

Definition:
A scheme in which different parts of the sample are drawn by different methods; for example, a sample of a nations population might be taken from some form of area sampling in rural districts and by a random or systematic method in urban districts.

Source Publication:
A Dictionary of Statistical Terms, 5th edition, prepared for the International Statistical Institute by F.H.C. Marriott. Published for the International Statistical Institute by Longman Scientific and Technical.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Sunday, May 19, 2002