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Definition of

sampling error

Statistics

discrepancy between whole population and subgroup investigated the difference between the population characteristic being estimated in a statistical study and the result produced by the sample investigated

Definitions of ’sampling error’ and meaning of ’sampling error’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’sampling error’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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