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Earl R. Babbie
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Earl R. Babbie
ISBN: 9781305104945
Textbook Problem

Go to the website for one of the following organizations and find examples of both qualitative and quantitative data.

a. UN High Commissioner for Refugees

b. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

c. National Library of Australia

Summary Introduction

Introduction:

The website for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that the percentage of adult men in Michigan who have been diagnosed with diabetes has more than doubled, from 4.2% to 10.9% between 1994 to 2016. Qualitative data is there in the form of sex. Women are less likely to have diabetes and the percentage has grown more slowly over the same time period.

Explanation

Answer and explanation:

Qualitative data is non-numerical, and can often relate to a personal trait that someone has or does not have. An example of qualitative data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the sex breakdown in the incidence of diabetes in Michigan...

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