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    Six hundred and sixty-two divorced individuals from Germany, Italy, and Switzerland participated in this study, including 282 German subjects (228 women and 54 men), 141 Italian subjects (85 women and 56 men), and 239 Swiss subjects (81 women and 158 men). All participants selected for analysis had at least one child, so all participants experienced this particular stress. Participants in Germany and Italy were recruited via newspaper advertisements (in Milan and Berlin), while participants in Switzerland were recruited nationwide via newspapers and an internet site. (Use of the Internet to recruit Swiss participants probably accounts for the higher proportion of men in this subgroup.) There were no differences between subjects responding via mailed questionnaires versus the Internet.

    What type of sampling was this study? What is your analysis of this approach? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this approach?

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    The response addresses the queries posted in 394 words with references.

    //The following paper is developed for explaining the type of sampling used for this study. This paper also explains the reasons behind the use of this sampling method and the advantages and disadvantages of this method. While this study provides the data of individuals who get divorced and have a child.//

    In this research paper, three countries are selected for research: Germany, Italy, and Switzerland. The size and the variety of sample shows that the sampling method used here is convenience sampling, because the researcher has selected the easily accessible population to obtain information. It is a type of non-probability ...

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