Definition | Answer |

Data that is collected over a period of time. | |

data that are only measurable with real numbers | |

Facilitates the storage and retrieval of a wide range of data | |

Can include a decimal, rational numbers –4/67 or 67 | |

the respondent must choose from a given list of responses. These responses are easily analyzed. | |

information that is gathered about an entire population. | |

Asking someone to rate one particular thing. | |

Samples from which the selected elements cannot be reintroduced into the population. | |

Population be divided into groups. A random sample of groups is chosen and then a random sample of members of the chosen group is taken. | |

a study that considers individuals from different groups at the same time. | |

This occurs when one type of respondent is overrepresented because groupings of different sizes are polled equally. – Overrepresentation | |

variables that can be measured numerically. | |

A study that considers individuals over a long period of time. | |

can’t be a fraction of a number, a percentage, or have a decimal. | |

Population is organized in groups. Groups Examples: Schools, Communities, Companies. A random sample of the groups is chosen. All the members of the groups would be surveyed. | |

Data collected from other sources. | |

a conclusion that can be made about a population, which is based on a sample. | |

Used when sampling a fixed percent of the population | |

Respondent uses own words – allows for a wide variety of possibilities that are sometimes difficult to interpret. | |