Introduction to Statistical Inference

  • Bryan Kestenbaum


A population refers to all people in the world (or universe) who fit some particular description. A sample represents a subset of a given population, often selected at random, and is typically a small fraction of the population. By definition, a sample is always completely contained within a given population.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bryan Kestenbaum
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  1. 1.Division of Nephrology, Department of MedicineUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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