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  • Types of Data
    • Secondary Data
      • data already exists
      • Collected for another reason
      • E.g Social trends, crime statistics, official statistics
      • Official Statistics-Government
      • Documents- Private/Public
    • Primary Data
      • Collects themseles
      • first hand
      • Quantitative  or Qualitative
      • E.g  interview victims of crime,surveys
      • e.g. Social surveys-Questionnaires ,interviews
        • Observation- non/participant
        • Experiments- Laboratory/Field/Thought
    • Quantitative data
      • Numbers
      • large scale
  • Qualitative data
    • Types of Data
      • Secondary Data
        • data already exists
        • Collected for another reason
        • E.g Social trends, crime statistics, official statistics
        • Official Statistics-Government
        • Documents- Private/Public
      • Primary Data
        • Collects themseles
        • first hand
        • Quantitative  or Qualitative
        • E.g  interview victims of crime,surveys
        • e.g. Social surveys-Questionnaires ,interviews
          • Observation- non/participant
          • Experiments- Laboratory/Field/Thought
      • Quantitative data
        • Numbers
        • large scale
    • not numbers
    • research= smaller scale
    • provide richer and in-depth picture
  • someone else shoe
    • Qualitative data
      • not numbers
      • research= smaller scale
      • provide richer and in-depth picture
  • useful for measuring relationships between factors

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