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Social survey- a way to gather quantitative data.

The sample are asked questions which lead to judgements and conclusions.

Primary data- data collected by the researchers themselves.

Questionnaire- graded response or closed questions.

Structured interviewprepared  questions

Observation- watching people.

Content analysis- analysing for example newspaper articles

Secondary data- data researchers use collected by someone else.

Census- questionnaire every 10 years to whole population.

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