Meaning of DEPENDENT SAMPLE in English

DEPENDENT SAMPLE

also called paired or matched samples .

eg: We want to estimate the difference between the mean weights of all participants before and after a weight loss program. We take a sample of 40 participants and measure their weights before and after the completion of this program. These two samples include the same 40 persons, so called dependent samples.

Note: Both samples are the same size.

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