### 3. Establishing a data selection strategy prior to collecting data decreases the chance of a biased outcome.

'Establishing a data selection strategy prior to collecting data decreases the chance of a biased outcome' is true concerning data selection.

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Data selection is defined as the process of determining the appropriate data type and source, as well as the right data collection tools.

The data selection strategy should be planned in advance to minimize bias. The selection strategy is an integral part of the research program.