Sometimes the data collected is not sufficient and more research needs to be done in order to make sure that the results will be accurate and not flawed. There is not a specified amount of data that is required to be collected to get a result; it is all within the discretion of the person doing the research. Explain.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 11:19 pm ad1c9bdddf
Well, in order to be able to generalize your results to the public (the goal of conducting research) we need to abide by the central limit theorem. This stipulates that if your sample size is at least 30 people, you can say that the sample mimics the population, and the results collected can be sufficient.
The expert determines how much data is enough for accurate research results.