Data collection is the process of gathering information or observations to be used for analysis and decision-making. It is a crucial step in the statistical process as the quality and accuracy of collected data directly impact the validity of any conclusions drawn. Reliable data collection ensures that statistical analysis produces meaningful and trustworthy results, whether it’s analyzing clinical trial data in healthcare, assessing market stability in economics, or predicting a school’s yearly paper consumption. This lesson will cover the importance of data collection, various methods of collecting data, and the considerations that need to be taken into account.
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