multistage sampling


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multistage sampling

[¦məl·tə‚stāj ′sam·pliŋ]
(statistics)
A sampling method in which the population is divided into a number of groups or primary stages from which samples are drawn; these are then divided into groups or secondary stages from which samples are drawn, and so on.
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The sample was selected using multistage sampling technique through Fitzgibbon table.
A sample of 210 respondents was selected through multistage sampling technique.
The study was carried out in Swat and Shangla districts, from January to July 2014 through random multistage sampling.
For the study purpose 3 districts were selected out of the existing 28 districts, from each district five villages were selected through a multistage sampling techniques.
The sampling design of the present research work falls in the domain of multistage sampling technique in which the first stage consisted of dividing the state of Punjab into selected high, medium and low wheat yield districts.
Prior to 2011, Gallup conducted surveys face-to-face, using a multistage sampling methodology.
A multistage sampling technique was used for the selection of study respondents.
A multistage sampling procedure was used due to limitation of time and resources within which this study had to be completed.
in relation to household size) and subgroup survey participation levels resulting from the use of multistage sampling, Mplus statistical software (Version 6, Muthen & Muthen, Los Angeles, CA, USA) was used to incorporate sampling probability weights and post-stratification factors for nonparticipation.
We used a multistage sampling strategy with stratifi cation by district and a 3-level sampling process that involved villages, duck farms, and birds.

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