Systematic Sampling

What is systematic sampling?

There are many ways to take a sample from a population. One popular way is to take a systematic sample.

This article looks at this sampling method, and the precision of resulting estimates.

Taking a sample

Surveys help researchers answer questions about a population. There are units — like people or businesses — that make up a population.

In a simple random sample, every unit has an equal and non-zero probability of selection. Common…