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Samples should be ____ of the population from which they are drawn.

representative

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A completely unbiased sample is one that is ____ representative of the population.

highly

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To create a completely ____ sample, you would randomly sample from a population that contains all individuals in the population, and then you would contact and obtain completed responses from all individuals selected to be in the sample.

unbiased

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The ____ ____ is the actual population of individuals from which a random sample will be drawn.

sample frame

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The ____ ____ in a survey is simply the percentage of people in the sample that actually completed the survey.

response rate

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Response rate is important because it indicates how much ____ there might be in the final sample of the respondents.

bias