# What is disproportionate stratified random sampling?

## What is disproportionate stratified random sampling?

Disproportionate stratified sampling is a stratified sampling procedure in which the number of elements sampled from each stratum is not proportional to their representation in the total population. Population elements are not given an equal chance to be included in the sample.

## What is the difference between proportionate and disproportionate stratified random sampling?

If the same sampling fraction is used in each stratum this is termed ‘proportionate stratified sample’; if the sample fraction is not the same in each stratum this is termed ‘disproportionate sampling’. More commonly the latter would be described as ‘over-sampling of one or more sub-groups’.

**When would you use disproportionate sampling?**

For example, a stratum could be large supermarkets, which may only account for 20% of all grocery stores – although they account for 80% of grocery sales. In this case, a disproportionate sample would be used to represent the large supermarkets to reflect their sales (i.e. 80%) rather than the number of stores.

### What is an example of proportionate stratified sampling?

Example of Proportionate Stratified Sampling First, she splits the population of interest into two strata based on gender so that we have 4,000 male students and 6,000 female students. Next, she uses ⅕ as her sampling fraction and selects 800 male students and 1,200 female students for the sample population.

### How do you calculate disproportionate sampling?

Proportionate and Disproportionate Stratification For example, if the researcher wanted a sample of 50,000 graduates using age range, the proportionate stratified random sample will be obtained using this formula: (sample size/population size) x stratum size.

**What is proportional random sampling?**

Proportional sampling is a method of sampling in which the investigator divides a finite population into subpopulations and then applies random sampling techniques to each subpopulation.

## How do you calculate disproportionate stratified random sampling?

## What is disproportionate allocation?

Disproportionate allocation to strata sampling involves dividing the population of interest into mutually exclusive and exhaustive strata and selecting elements (e.g. households or persons) from each stratum.

**What is proportionate random sampling?**

### How do you use proportionate stratified random sampling?

For example, if the researcher wanted a sample of 50,000 graduates using age range, the proportionate stratified random sample will be obtained using this formula: (sample size/population size) x stratum size.

### What is proportionate and disproportionate sampling?

Proportional Sampling. The main difference between the two sampling techniques is the proportion given to each stratum with respect to other strata. In proportional sampling, each stratum has the same sampling fraction while in disproportional sampling technique; the sampling fraction of each stratum varies.

**How do you calculate the sample size for disproportionate stratified sample?**

## What is stratified random sampling with example?

This sampling method is also called “random quota sampling”. Age, socioeconomic divisions, nationality, religion, educational achievements and other such classifications fall under stratified random sampling. Let’s consider a situation where a research team is seeking opinions about religion amongst various age groups.

## What is proportionate and disproportionate?

Disproportional vs. The main difference between the two sampling techniques is the proportion given to each stratum with respect to other strata. In proportional sampling, each stratum has the same sampling fraction while in disproportional sampling technique; the sampling fraction of each stratum varies.

**How do you calculate disproportionate stratified sampling?**

### How does stratification affect sample size?

Stratification is meant to minimise sample size by grouping units into similar groups, decreasing the variability of responses within each group, and thus decreasing the required sample size across all groups.

### What is the difference between stratified sampling and stratified random sampling?

A simple random sample is used to represent the entire data population and randomly selects individuals from the population without any other consideration. A stratified random sample, on the other hand, first divides the population into smaller groups, or strata, based on shared characteristics.

**What is non proportional sampling?**

The non-proportional quota sampling is a technique with small restriction of minimum of sample number of unit from each category. It’s not interested in having a number that will match the proportions of the population.