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 the sample reflect the composition of the population, forinstance 20 per cent left handed individuals, 80 percentright handed individuals in the population would determine aselection of participants using the same percentages.

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September 28th 2021

cross sectional study

a research design based on selecting representative groupswho vary on a particular characteristic; when thecharacteristic is age, this design provides a means ofmaking developmental comparisons.