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Data & Statistics

General and Multidisciplinary

Finding Data and Statistics

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What is the different between statistics and data? Datasets are the raw numbers, usually compiled in an excel, SAS, or SPSS file. You need to analyze the data before you can draw meaningful information from it. Statistics are bits of analyzed or compiled data, often displayed in the form of a chart, a graph, a percentage, or an average.

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