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    Pulling a name from a hat is one of the techniques of random sampling. However, there are certain pros and cons for this technique? Is this the best technique for random sampling? Please explain and enlighting me.

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    Image that you had a really big hat and in that hat you placed a piece of paper with every patient treated in 2010 on it. Then you pulled 1% of the names and use those patients to represent the population. Chances are this will work fine, but it might not. You may pull all patients in a certain department ...

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    This solution explains how the staffed sampling method is superior to a general random sample, and explains how it provides more representative statistical results.