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A Note on Determination of Sample Size for a Likert Scale
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 Title & Authors
A Note on Determination of Sample Size for a Likert Scale
Park, Jin-Woo; Jung, Mi-Sook;
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 Abstract
When a social scientist prepares to conduct a survey, he/she faces the problem of deciding an appropriate sample size. Sample size is closely connected with cost, time, and the precision of the sample estimate. It is thus important to choose a size appropriate for the survey, but this may be difficult for survey researchers not skilled in a sampling theory. In this study we propose a method to determine a sample size under certain assumptions when the quantity of interest is measured by a Likert scale.
 Keywords
Sample survey;sample size;Likert scale;level of precision;coefficient of variation;
 Language
English
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