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The definition of reliability is according to Denscombe (2000) is that a measurement can be
reproduced with similar results and that therefore variations in the results is entirely
depending on variations in the measured area and not in the instrument of measurement. The
interviews were performed in Swedish as it is the native language of both of the researchers
and the respondents. This allows the respondent to freely answer and elaborate on the
questions asked by the researchers, however it forces the researchers to perform a translation
of the respondents answers which might render a reliability problem due to unintentional
translation interpretations by the researchers. Even though we have been very careful in our
attempts to perform this study we would like to point out that subjectivity is always a factor to
be considered when performing research, which might influence the respondent or his/her
answers. Therefore it is not certain that if performed again the study would lead to the same
result, however the results should be similar if performed by f...
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This document was uploaded on 03/22/2014.
- Summer '14
- The Land