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Department
Sociology and Anthropology
Course
SOAN 2120
Professor
Scott Schau
Semester
Winter

Description
Quantitative Analysis numerical representation and manipulation of observations for the purpose of describing and explaining the phenomena that those observations reflectCoding in Quantitative Data Analysisgetting the data from the subjects into a format that we can manipulate and understand Coding for computers to work you must translate your data into something that they can readcoding schemes are guided by theorycodebookdocument that describes the location of variables win a data set and lists the codes assigned to the attributes composing those variablesie a computer doesnt understand MF so we say that males could be 0 and females are 1 Purposes primary guide used in the coding process guide for locating variables and interpreting codes in the data fine during analysisData Entry data entry specialists enter the data into statistical software of Excel spreadsheetoptical scan sheets sometimes its part of the process of data collectionData Cleaning Possiblecode cleaning codes which have not been assigned to the attributes of a variable are removed Contingenc
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