# How do you find the population of interest?

## How do you find the population of interest?

We recommend taking the following steps when identifying a population of interest.

• Identify and agree on target population.
• Choose and know the sample in advance.
• Choose a sample from this population.
• Step 1: Decide on population parameters to estimate.
• Step 2: Always assume a margin of error with results.
• ## What is a population parameter of interest in statistics?

Also known as the population parameter of interest, the parameter of interest is a statistical value that gives you more information about the research sample or population being studied. In other words, these parameters define and describe a given research population.

## What is population data in statistics?

In statistics, population is the entire set of items from which you draw data for a statistical study. It can be a group of individuals, a set of items, etc. It makes up the data pool for a study. Generally, population refers to the people who live in a particular area at a specific time.

## What is the population in statistics example?

In statistics, population refers to the total set of observations that can be made. For example, if we are studying the weight of adult women, the population is the set of weights of all the women in the world.