# 10.3: Sampling in quantitative research

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## Probability sampling

## Types of probability samples

Number | Name | Include in study? | Number | Name | Include in study? | |

1 | Jacob | 51 | Blake | Yes | ||

2 | Ethan | 52 | Oliver | |||

3 | Michael | Yes | 53 | Cole | ||

4 | Jayden | 54 | Carlos | |||

5 | William | 55 | Jaden | Yes | ||

6 | Alexander | 56 | Jesus | |||

7 | Noah | Yes | 57 | Alex | ||

8 | Daniel | 58 | Aiden | |||

9 | Aiden | 59 | Eric | Yes | ||

10 | Anthony | 60 | Hayden | |||

11 | Joshua | Yes | 61 | Brian | ||

12 | Mason | 62 | Max | |||

13 | Christopher | 63 | Jaxon | Yes | ||

14 | Andrew | 64 | Brian | |||

15 | David | Yes | 65 | Mathew | ||

16 | Logan | 66 | Elijah | |||

17 | James | 67 | Joseph | Yes | ||

18 | Gabriel | 68 | Benjamin | |||

19 | Ryan | Yes | 69 | Samuel | ||

20 | Jackson | 70 | John | |||

21 | Nathan | 71 | Jonathan | Yes | ||

22 | Christian | 72 | Liam | |||

23 | Dylan | Yes | 73 | Landon | ||

24 | Caleb | 74 | Tyler | |||

25 | Lucas | 75 | Evan | Yes | ||

26 | Gavin | 76 | Nicholas | |||

27 | Isaac | Yes | 77 | Braden | ||

28 | Luke | 78 | Angel | |||

29 | Brandon | 79 | Jack | |||

30 | Isaiah | 80 | Jordan | |||

31 | Owen | Yes | 81 | Carter | ||

32 | Conner | 82 | Justin | |||

33 | Jose | 83 | Jeremiah | Yes | ||

34 | Julian | 84 | Robert | |||

35 | Aaron | Yes | 85 | Adrian | ||

36 | Wyatt | 86 | Kevin | |||

37 | Hunter | 87 | Cameron | Yes | ||

38 | Zachary | 88 | Thomas | |||

39 | Charles | Yes | 89 | Austin | ||

40 | Eli | 90 | Chase | |||

41 | Henry | 91 | Sebastian | Yes | ||

42 | Jason | 92 | Levi | |||

43 | Xavier | Yes | 93 | Ian | ||

44 | Colton | 94 | Dominic | |||

45 | Juan | 95 | Cooper | Yes | ||

46 | Josiah | 96 | Luis | |||

47 | Ayden | Yes | 97 | Carson | ||

48 | Adam | 98 | Nathaniel | |||

49 | Brody | 99 | Tristan | Yes | ||

50 | Diego | 100 | Parker | |||

In case you’re wondering how I came up with 100 unique names for this table, I’ll let you in on a little secret: lists of popular baby names can be great resources for researchers. I used the list of top 100 names for boys based on Social Security Administration statistics for this table. I often use baby name lists to come up with pseudonyms for field research subjects and interview participants. See Family Education. (n.d.). Name lab. Retrieved from baby-names.familyeducation.com/popular-names/boys. |

Day # | Day | Drinking | Observe? | Day # | Day | Drinking | Observe? | |

1 | Monday | Low | 15 | Monday | Low | |||

2 | Tuesday | Low | Yes | 16 | Tuesday | Low | Yes | |

3 | Wednesday | Low | 17 | Wednesday | Low | |||

4 | Thursday | High | 18 | Thursday | High | |||

5 | Friday | High | 19 | Friday | High | |||

6 | Saturday | High | 20 | Saturday | High | |||

7 | Sunday | Low | 21 | Sunday | Low | |||

8 | Monday | Low | 22 | Monday | Low | |||

9 | Tuesday | Low | Yes | 23 | Tuesday | Low | Yes | |

10 | Wednesday | Low | 24 | Wednesday | Low | |||

11 | Thursday | High | 25 | Thursday | High | |||

12 | Friday | High | 26 | Friday | High | |||

13 | Saturday | High | 27 | Saturday | High | |||

14 | Sunday | Low | 28 | Sunday | Low |

Sample type | Description |

Simple random | Researcher randomly selects elements from sampling frame. |

Systematic | Researcher selects every kth element from sampling frame. |

Stratified | Researcher creates subgroups then randomly selects elements from each subgroup. |

Cluster | Researcher randomly selects clusters then randomly selects elements from selected clusters. |