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6 Sampling Techniques: How to Choose a Representative Subset of the Population

What you will learn in this blog: What is survey sampling? Why is it important? 3 features to keep in mind while constructing a sample 3 probability sampling techniques — random, systematic, and stratified sampling 3 non-probability sampling techniques — convenience, snowball, and quota sampling What Is Survey Sampling? Surveys…
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A Guide to Quantifying Qualitative Data

The ways in which qualitative data can be collected and analyzed are virtually infinite. (Guest, MacQueen, Namey, 2011) Most current researchers and social scientists prefer quantitative data. Unlike qualitative data, quantitative data is easy to measure and analyze with a wide variety of analytical techniques. Moreover, most organizations require quantitative…
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How This Government Project Is Driving Health Care Policy Using Data from the Field

The Indian Healthcare System The healthcare system in India is structurally a complex hierarchy of different government and private agencies at centre, state, district and village levels.  Given India’s poor global standing in public healthcare and the nature of bureaucratic information flows, data-driven decision making is being pitched as a…
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