Types of data

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Qualitative data
Not a number and is often descriptive (describing a quality such as a colour)
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Quantitative data
Data with numbers (like height or shoe size). This can be discrete or continuous
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Continuous data
Data that can take on any value (eg. time and height)
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Discrete data
Data where you can't have "in-between" values (eg. how many children you have)
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Bivariate data
A combination of two variables (eg. height AND weight)
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Primary data
Data that you have collected yourself (eg. through questionnaires)
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Secondary data
Data that somebody else has already collected (can be found on the internet for example)
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Categorical data
Data that has been put into groups
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Card 2

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Data with numbers (like height or shoe size). This can be discrete or continuous

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Quantitative data

Card 3

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Data that can take on any value (eg. time and height)

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Card 4

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Data where you can't have "in-between" values (eg. how many children you have)

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Card 5

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A combination of two variables (eg. height AND weight)

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