Week 10 - Focus Groups

To evaluate a relationship among units at a

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Unformatted text preview: ources) Much of this data is available for free Statistical A bstract of the United S tates Canada Yearbook Annual A bstract of S tatistics (UK) Existing Statistics Analysis Verifying Data Quality: Existing statistics can be limited by Missing data Reliability Validity Topic knowledge (person collecting data must have an expertise) Ecological Fallacy – M istaken interpretations that occur when you use data for a higher or bigger unit of analysis to evaluate a relationship among units at a lower/smaller units of analysis. Fallacy of M isplaced Concreteness – W hen statistical info is reported in a way th...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course SOC 293 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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