Representative sample


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Representative sample

A random sample of people that adequately represents the test-taking population in age, gender, race, and socioeconomic standing.
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The nationally representative sample of adult men and women from across the four provinces was further asked the following question, 'Suppose if you were the Supreme Court's judge, would you have given the same decision.
A new automatic bucket sampler, designed to make taking a representative sample of grain an easier process, will be demonstrated on the HGCA stand at Cereals 2005.
The survey, conducted by Ellison Research of Phoenix, Arizona, asked a representative sample of 695 Protestant ministers nationwide to identify the three strongest threats to families in their own communities.
Each machine tends to have a different location to provide the most representative sample for effective control.
Although Kinsey may have found a representative sample elsewhere, he definitely did not find it at the place Herbert did his recruiting.
For this survey, NEA polled a nationally representative sample of 17,135 adults.
For the most representative sample of black elementary school students, offering a voucher had no statistically discernible impact on achievement scores in the New York City experiment.
The following camps make up the representative sample that will be in the first half of the ACA Outcomes Research Study in 2002.
A representative sample of 1,055 Israelis, including 499 Israeli Arabs, was interviewed by telephone Nov.
The Sonya Slifka Longitudinal Multiple Sclerosis Study, the first study to follow a nationally representative sample of the MS community over a long period of time, has completed recruitment.
The eminent Beach scholar Adrienne Fried Block, author of Amy Beach: Passionate Victorian, has selected a fine representative sample of Beach's piano music for this outstanding and very reasonably priced Dover publication.
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