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Discuss differences between qualitative and quantitative data collection methods.

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The main difference between quantitative and qualitative data collection methods is that with quantitative data collection, you are looking for numerical data to explain trends. For qualitative data, you are looking for characteristics, attributes, etc.

For example: You survey a group of high school students and want to know specific things about them such as if they live in one or two parent households, how many drink alcohol, ...

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Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis

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