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The finite population correction factor for primary sampling units was the total number of villages in the district.
Topics include: models of population growth, randomly mating populations, inbreeding, the correlation between relatives and assertive mating, properties of a finite population, distribution of gene frequencies in populations, and stochastic properties in the change of gene frequencies.
Chernick, a biostatician in medical research, and LaBudde, a mathematical software developer, explain that in statistics, bootstrapping is a technique of making inferences about a sampling distribution of a statistic by resampling the sample itself with replacement, as if it were a finite population.