Methods of statistical sampling include:
These are all examples of probability sampling[?], or random sampling[?], in which the probability of getting any particular sample[?] may be calculated based on a probability model[?]. A sampling method that does not meet this criterion is called nonprobability sampling[?].
An example of nonprobability sampling[?] is convenience sampling[?], in which members of the population are chosen based on their relative ease of access.
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