Quota Sample(redirected from quota samples)
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In focus groups, the predetermination to include only a certain number of persons from stated demographic groups. The quota sample system allows focus groups to be representative while keeping them manageable. For example, a quota sample may limit itself to three persons under 25, three between 25 and 50, and three over 50.
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