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Simple random sampling

Method of design where each member of a population has an equal chance of being included in the sample. For that to happen, all of the units in the survey population should be listed.

Échantillonnage aléatoire simple

Méthode ou chaque membre d'une population a une chance égale d'être inclus dans l'échantillon. Il est indispensable de dresser une liste de toutes les unités de la population observée pour sélectionner un échantillon aléatoire simple.

Muestreo aleatorio simple

Método de diseño que otorga a cada integrante de una población la misma oportunidad de ser incluido en la muestra. Para que esto sea posible, todas las unidades de la población encuestada deben estar representadas.