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Defining our Terms

Statistics: "The practice or science of collecting and analysing numerical data in large quantities, especially for the purpose of inferring proportions in a whole from those in a representative sample."

 Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

Data: "For social science, data is generally numeric files originating from social research methodologies or administrative records, from which statistics are produced."
     ICPSR Glossary of Social Science Terms
 

Social Sciences Team and Guides

Please visit the Social Science Team's other Subject Guides.

Most Subject Guides have data and statistics pages as well as other resources for your research.

Roxanne Palmatier
Social Sciences Team Leader

Julie Jersyk

Donna Kennedy

Christine Oka

Diann Smothers

 

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