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# Indentify the sampling method that was used. In a medical research study, a researcher selects a hospital and interviews all the patients that day.

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The sampling method that was used in the given statement is cluster sampling. In cluster sampling, subjects are selected by choosing a specific subgroup which will act as the representative of the population.

Since the sample was chosen from a specific hospital in a specific day, then the sampling method used was indeed cluster sampling.

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