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self-selected sample

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A type of convenience sample comprising research participants or subjects who have volunteered to participate, often in response to an advertisement calling for people with certain characteristics to come forward. Compare accidental sample, cluster sample, non-probability sample, opportunity sample, probability sample, quota sample, random digit dialling, simple random sample, snowball sample, stratified random sample.

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