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Quantitative data collection and analysis

Analysing quantitative data

Once you have collected your data you need to analyse this to see if it confirms or disproves your hypothesis.

Note: It is important that you have thought about the analysis you want to do when thinking about your research design.  

You need to think about the kind of data you will be collecting and the sample size. This will have implications for the type of analysis you can do.

SAGE Research Methods

There is a very useful quantitative data section that offers lots of guidance.

To access:

  • Click on Sage Research Methods (or link at the bottom of this page)
  • Click on Browse 
  • Click on the Quantitative Data analysis section on the left-hand side (under Topics).

Sage research methods 

SAGE Research Methods