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Sample Selector

Sample Selector is a tool for creating and editing samples, or groups of data you compare across—they're not "samples" in the statistical sense, but more like filters.

By default, a single sample exists: "All Data". With the Sample Selector, you can create new samples to organize your data.

You can use samples to:

A sample is composed of one or more filters, specific conditions that narrow down your sample.

Creating a sample

The general process for creating a sample is to:

The effect of multiple filters

DataShop interprets each filter after the first as an additional restriction on the data that is included in the sample. This is also known as a logical "AND". You can see the results of multiple filters in the sample preview as soon as all filters are "saved".


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Datasets Terms of Use

Project Terms of Use

Effective January 12, 2012

By using or downloading data from this project, you agree to the following terms of use:

  • Data is for research purposes only, not commercial purposes.
  • You will not make any attempts to de-anonymize the data.
  • Data/files uploaded must be for the purposes of research.
  • The Data Provider for this project makes no guarantees about the data in terms of quality or future availability.

DataShop Terms of Use

The DataShop terms of use also apply.

Version 10.6.2 August 31, 2020