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Survey—sample population

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term637102
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 25/01/2018
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The part of a population which is selected in a survey, for the purpose of studying characteristics of the entire population of interest.

Object Class attributes

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Object class:Survey
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The collection of information about characteristics of interest from some, or all, units of a population using well-defined concepts, methods and procedures.

Statistical surveys collect data to answer a question by placing a statistical value to an indicator or measure. Surveys measure one or more characteristics of the whole population or a sample of the population.

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Mental Health Information Strategy Standing Committee

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National Statistical Service 2016.  Working together for an informed Australia. Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics. Viewed 26 April 2016, http://www.nss.gov.au/nss/home.nsf/NSS/
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Property:Sample population
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The part of a population which is selected for the purpose of studying characteristics of the entire population of interest.

Property group:Help on this termAssessment event

Source and reference attributes

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Mental Health Information Strategy Standing Committee

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Mental Health Information Strategy Standing Committee

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Survey—sample population, code N Health, Standard 25/01/2018

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