5.Data Analysis: A Concise Overview of Statistical Techniques
Types of Statistical Data Analysis
- Descriptive statistics provide simple summaries about the sample and about the observations that have been made.
- Include the numbers, tables, charts, and graphs used to describe, organize, summarize, and present raw data.
- Inferential statistics are techniques that allow making generalizations about a population based on random samples drawn from the population.
- Allow assessing causality and quantifying relationships between variables.