Chapter 2: From the Population to the Sample: Sample Designs and Inclusion Probabilities

This Teaching Module is as practically oriented as possible. However, as a data analyst you will need some basic knowledge about the processes that generated the data that you are using. Among other things, this enables you to better understand and decide when to use a certain weight and not to simply `do as they say'. We will therefore now introduce some notation and definitions that we will use in the rest of this Teaching Module. This will help us to save time and words when describing the concepts and methods we are dealing with.

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