In my teaching I have been known to say that a convenience sample
is only "convenient for the investigator".
Gallup does not weight the Student Poll samples because the samples are not randomly drawn from a larger population; they are instead a convenience sample
of participating schools and students.
This descriptive study used a nonrandomized convenience sample
to determine the incidence of NPUs when securing the NGT with a commercially available device compared to conventional adhesive tape.
Although the sample studied was a small convenience sample
, the authors determined that the findings of a high probability of substance dependence indicated the need for additional research with a larger sample.
At a retreat last weekend, I asked a nonrandom convenience sample
of women faculty their reactions to the Sandberg message.
The small size of villages on the Manu'a Islands meant that spatial sampling was not possible; thus, a convenience sample
of volunteers was recruited.
The authors recruited a convenience sample
of 62 children (30 with single parents, and 32 children with married parents) between six and nine years old.
A convenience sample
of 50 volunteer senior dental hygiene students participated.
If the data from the convenience sample
supports the hypothesis, then it needs to be confirmed with a more representative sample.
590) measured eight PFCs in 300 serum samples collected in 2009 from a convenience sample
of Dallas, Texas, children (157 girls and 143 boys) < 13 years of age and examined age and sex differences in PFC concentrations.
Number of Subjects: A convenience sample
of 9 participants from a service learning physical therapy program offered by Oakland University served as subjects.
46); or variable willingness to trust that the physician donate organs among a would attempt life- convenience sample
of saving measures even if a Seventh Day Adventist donor (OR 1.