The Representativeness Of A Sample Is Dependent On The Extent To Which The Sampl

The representativeness of a sample is dependent on the extent to which the sample reflects the characteristics of the target population. Read the following and post your response to the questions. Respond to 2 of your classmates.A nurse researcher identifies as his target population mothers who were assisted during delivery by midwives. The accessible population is women being seen in a government-funded obstetrical clinic that has had a midwife on staff for 6 months. Do you think this will be a representative sample? Why or why not?The target population of a study is school-aged children who attend public schools with a free lunch program. The accessible population is the children in a public school with a free lunch program, but only 10% of the students qualify for the program. How could the researcher increase the representativeness of the sample?

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