Definition of Proportional sample
1. Noun. The population is divided into strata and a random sample is taken from each stratum.
Category relationships: Statistics
Generic synonyms: Sample, Sample Distribution, Sampling
Lexicographical Neighbors of Proportional Sample
Literary usage of Proportional sample
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Technical Gas and Fuel Analysis by Alfred Holmes White (1920)
"It is not, however, possible to take a truly proportional sample without great elaboration of equipment and the method described is usually sufficient. 9. ..."
2. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1907)
"1.08 and .51^ = 1.21. Here the ratios are not exactly ID. oO /o. z4 proportional. SAMPLE III. By the smoking-off By the official process. method. Per cent. ..."
3. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1907)
"Here the ratios are not exactly -10 f\f\ 01 ypC proportional. SAMPLE III. By the smoking-off By the official process. method. ..."
4. Methodologic Problems in Children's Spirometry by Alan Palmer, MR Pete Hamill (1977)
"(A more detailed description of this and subsequent substudies follows in a later section.) To this end, a proportional sample of the available tracings was ..."
5. A Comparison of Methods for Determining the Respiratory Exchange of Man by Thorne Martin Carpenter (1915)
"sorbed by potassium-hydroxide solution and the amount found compared with the amount determined by an analysis of the proportional sample. ..."
6. An OECD Survey of Upper Secondary Schools: Technical Report by OECD Staff, OECD, SourceOECD (Online service) (2004)
"It has the merit of providing a relatively simple way of ensuring a strictly proportional sample allocation of schools across the implicit strata. ..."