Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2003 16:20:23 -0700
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From: "David L. Cassell" <cassell.david@EPAMAIL.EPA.GOV>
Subject: Re: Q: Quota sampling by SAS, maybe SURVEYSELECT
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SASKID <s4a3s2k1id@WEB.DE> wrote [in part]:
> population. He does not want to collect all the data, because there's
> time to do this. It is also much labour. So he wants to draw a small
> quota sample (the smaller the better), adress them, and just collect
> their data.
Okay, now that I have seen your later post, I know what you mean.
But, just for clarification, the term "quota sampling" is usually
used to mean a certain type of non-probability sampling. Which is
*not* what you're after. So remember not to describe it as quota
David Cassell, CSC
Senior computing specialist