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.

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