Sample size

What is Sample size?

Sample size meaning The number of people included in a study. In research reports, sample size is usually expressed as "n." In general, studies with larger sample sizes have a broader range of participants. This increases the chance that the study's findings apply to the general population. Larger sample sizes also increase the chance that rare events (such as adverse effects of drugs) will be detected.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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