Convenience sampling, Applied Statistics

Convenience Sampling

It means a convenient sample is obtained by selecting convents units from the universe. Convenient sample is also known as chunk. It   means a fraction of universe being investigated by convenience. For example a sample obtained from telephone directory or from the list car registrations etc. Is a  convenience sample. This method is used for making pilot studies.

Limitations:

(1)   This method suffer from bias or prejudice in selecting units from the universe

(2)   Result obtained is not representative of the population and are unsatisfactory.

Posted Date: 9/26/2012 7:29:27 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Convenience sampling, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Convenience sampling, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Convenience sampling Discussions

Write discussion on Convenience sampling
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
MARKS IN LAW :10 11 10 11 11 14 12 12 13 10 MARKS IN STATISTICS :20 21 22 21 23 23 22 21 24 23 MARKS IN LAW:13 12 11 12 10 14 14 12 13 10 MARKS IN STATISTICS:24 23 22 23 22 22 24 2

Find the minimum constant workforce: ABC Company, a manufacturer of roofing supplies, has developed monthly forecasts for roofing tiles. The forecasted demand and the expected

Estimate the standard deviation of the process: Draw the X (bar) and R charts for the data given and give your comments about the process under study. Estimate the standard de

Need help on my maths assignment


Admixture in human populations The inter-breeding amongst the two or more populations which were previously isolated from each other for the geographical or the cultural reason

Charts when the Mean and the Standard Deviation are not known We consider the data corresponding to the example of Piston India Limited. Since we do not know population mean a


(a) At a stream gauging station, the following discharges and stage measurements were taken for the purpose of the rating curve at that section: Stage (m) 1

Correlation The board of directors of Bata Company is faced with the problem of estimating what the annual sales might be in a shop to be opened in Bagpur where Bata has not op