Adequate Sample

Adequate Sample

In statistics, a sample size considered to be sufficiently large to be predictive. This is important whether one is polling an election or the potential popularity of a new product. It is also important, especially in marketing, that the adequate sample include enough members of a product's target demographic.
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Measuring perception requires an adequate sample whether in terms of size or design.
Sweat-based glucose sensing is attractive for managing exercise-induced hypoglycemia because the measurement is performed during or immediately after exercise when there is enough sweat to obtain an adequate sample, said Choi.
The keys to a good scalp biopsy in a patient with alopecia are to take an adequate sample of scalp in both size and degree of involvement.
Sample size estimation follows a different scientific method based on either item sample ratio or statistical procedure that is specifically different from other study designs, Regarding Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) basis of sample size estimation, recommendations to ensure the sample size ranges from 100 to 250 while other recommendations mentioned to ensure a sample size >300 to ensure good statistical estimation, The item sample ratio and sample size estimation process lacks any definitive ratio, Researchers use minimum 2 to maximum 20 people per item to estimate the sample size that is assumed arbitrarily, Some authors use Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin (KMC) sampling adequacy test to ensure the adequate sample size.
DOJ also stated in its release that Regions' QC department "did not consistently review an adequate sample of FHA-insured loans.
Following the result of the preliminary breathalyser test, the man was taken to the traffic section of Nicosia police where he undertook a final breath test in which he did not give an adequate sample of breath.
The participants were encouraged to start documentation, data collection and seek the guidance of a statistician in finding out the adequate sample size as well as data analysis.
In cases where tissue diagnosis is imperative, either thorascopic or open biopsy should be the initial study offered to ensure selection of a diagnostically adequate sample.
DISCUSSION: FNAC of bone lesions faces two main difficulties, the first one is the difficulty of obtaining adequate sample and this depends on the type of lesion, the type of needle and the experience of the aspirator.
An adequate sample size is important to ensure good precision of the final estimate.
They cover general aspects related to preanalytical, analytical, and postanalytical issues like the choice of adequate sample material, the stability of the specimen during preanalytics, quality assurance and quality control, the extraction of nucleic acids, amplification and detection methods, and interpreting and reporting molecular tests, then nucleic acid testing for the detection of pathogens producing infectious diseases in specific body tracts or systems, including HIV, hepatitis viruses, pathogens in transplantation medicine and lower respiratory tract infections, gastrointestinal and central nervous system pathogens, and those relevant in sexually transmitted infections.