Sociology Research methods

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Primary Data
refers to the information that wasnt present before research began e.g. questionaires, interviews and observations
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Secondary Data
This refers to data that already exists e.g. historical records, official statistics , diaries and newspapers
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Quantitative Data
This data is in the form of numbers. e.g. percentages
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Qualitiative Data
This refers to all types of data that are not in the form of numbers e.g. quotes, descriptions and pictures
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Validity
The data presents a true accurate description or measurement
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Reliable
The data is reliable when different researchers using the same data obtain the same result
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The data presents a true accurate description or measurement

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