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SAMPLE UNIT

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Definition:
This term is often synonymous with sampling unit but would be better confined to the denotation of any of the units constituting a specified sample.

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.

Cross References:
Sampling unit

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Monday, May 27, 2002