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    Sampling Method for a Telephone Survey

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    I am choosing participants to call for a telephone survery of campus drinking patterns. If I get a list of all the students on campus, and select every 10th student to call have I chosen
    a. Population
    b. Simple random sampling
    c. Systematic random sample
    d. Representative sample
    I feel that this is c. Am I in the ballpark?

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    Answer: c. Systematic random sample
    Yes your answer is correct.

    Systematic sampling is a method of random sampling in which elements to be sampled are selected from the population at ...

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    Sampling method for a telephone survey is identified.