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Target Population – Definitions, Examples and MCQs | Components of a Sample

Target Population

Target Population Definition

In this study, the main purpose is to describe the complete collection of objects. The selection of the target population is the first step of an observational or experimental study and is often a difficult one. The term “target population” and the term “population” are most often synonymous. Even if we sample correctly, sometimes we don’t hit the target: samples may not be representative of the population that we originally intended to sample.

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