Definition | Answer |

Respondent uses own words – allows for a wide variety of possibilities that are sometimes difficult to interpret. | |

A statement or question that your project will answer or discuss. | |

Samples from which the selected elements cannot be reintroduced into the population. | |

Uses a scale – 1 to 4 for example | |

factors in the sampling method that influence the result. – poor question design – interviewer tone and attitude | |

a word of phrase sought over the Internet | |

This occurs when one type of respondent is overrepresented because groupings of different sizes are polled equally. – Overrepresentation | |

a random defined number which provides a measure of scale. | |

This occurs when surveys are not returned – thereby influencing the results. | |

Using this sampling technique, requires that the population be divided into groups. These groups are called Strata. | |

variables that cannot be described numerically. | |

Population be divided into groups. A random sample of groups is chosen and then a random sample of members of the chosen group is taken. | |

Can include a decimal, rational numbers –4/67 or 67 | |

Requires that all selections are equally likely and all combonation of selections are equally likely. | |

the respondent must choose from a given list of responses. These responses are easily analyzed. | |

Employs Checkmarks for selection | |

a study that considers individuals from different groups at the same time. | |

data that are only measurable with real numbers | |

an unintended influence when gathering data from a sample. | |