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Surname 1 Name: Lecturer: Course: Date: DQ8-1 Concept of Quantitative Data Analysis Quantitative data analysis can be regarded as the method that puts more emphasis on the objective measurements and numerical analysis of the data that a researcher has collected either through polls, conducting surveys or administrating questionnaires. It can also be achieved through manipulation of the pre-existing statistical figures by use of computational approaches. In other words, quantitative analysis can be considered as the involvement of techniques by which an individual conducting a research converts the numerical data by subjecting them to statistical analytical techniques. The term quantitative refers to the kind of analysis a researcher intends to employ on the collected data which may or may not be numerical in nature. Reasons for Quantitative Data Analysis A researcher would opt to perform quantitative analysis because it offers an opportunity for a relatively broader study and enhances generalization of findings by focusing on the
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