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Generalizability of research findings

What does the term "generalizability" mean? How the generalizability of a study can be affected by the sampling method used? What are two research studies that do not seem to have good external validity because of the samples they used. How do they possibly limit generalizability?

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Generalizability refers to the event of extending or generalizing with a degree of confidence that the findings of a study can be extrapolated to the general population with similar characteristics as were those of the sample selected for the study.

Sampling method is given a lot of emphasis because of the same reason that the generalizability of a finding would otherwise be disturbed if the sample ...

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