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Discuss the differences between probability and nonprobability sampling. What are their comparative advantages and disadvantages?

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Probability Sampling
It is method in which elements of the
Non-Probability sampling
It is a method in which elements of the population
are not pre-specified and have unequal
opportunity of being a sample.
Selection process involved is arbitrary
population get an equal opportunity to
be selected as a representative sample.
Selection process involved is random
sampling
Results are Biased due to exploratory nature
Results are Unbiased due to
conclusive nature
Basis of inference is Analytical in nature
Basis of inference is statistical in
nature
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Probability Sampling It is method in which elements of the Non-Probability sampling It is a method in which elements of the population are not pre-specified and have unequal opportunity of being a sample. Selection process involved is arbitrary population get an equal opportunity to be selected as a representative sample. Selection process involved is random sampling Results are Biased due to exploratory nature Results are Unbiased due to conclusive nature Basis of inference is Analytical in nature Basis of inference is statistical in nature

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Advantages of Probability Sampling

1) It eliminates chances of bias and errors

2) We get representative sample from the larger population

3) Chances of getting selected is equally likely

4) Generalization of research can be done on to larger populations.

Disadvantages of...

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