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How do I analyse quantitative data?

How do I analyse quantitative data?

How do I analyse quantitative data?

By the end of this chapter you will be able to answer the following:

  • What is meant by raw data?
  • Why do I need to refer to the research questions?
  • What can I obtain from analysing the data?
  • How do I conduct quantitative analysis of data?
  • What is the difference between parametric and non-parametric statistics?
  • How do I present a discussion of the results?
  • What should I do now?

What is meant by raw data?

The results of your survey, experiments or archival studies, or whatever methods you used to collect data about your chosen subject, are of little use to anyone if they are merely presented as raw data. It should not be the duty of the reader to try to ...

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