Statistics: Informed Decisions Using Data (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321757270
ISBN 13: 978-0-32175-727-2

Chapter 1 - Section 1.5 - Assess Your Understanding - Explaining the Concepts: 41

Answer

The sample becomes more representative of the population.

Work Step by Step

Suppose you have an excellent designed sampling, but many of the individuals selected for the sample do not respond. The few respondents probably do not represent the population. Thus, many responses will help reduce non-response bias.
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