Size Matters! It CERTAINLY matters when presenting research as something that can be applied to a larger population.

https://explorable.com/statistical-significance-sample-size

As professionals it’s important to consider the conclusions presented by research. For GOODNESS SAKE consider the sample size of the study you are reading and the confidence limits of the sample size to what conclusions are being drawn by the study. Time and time again I hear of yet another “breakthrough in human knowledge” when the sample size of the study is totally inappropriate to the conclusions made by the researchers.

BE CAUTIOUS! Ask about sample size!

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http://www.surveysystem.com/sscalc.htm

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