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Data Collection

Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.

Year introduced: 1980

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Tree Number(s): E05.318.308, L01.399.250, N05.715.360.300, N06.850.520.308

MeSH Unique ID: D003625

Entry Terms:

  • Collection, Data
  • Dual Data Collection
  • Collection, Dual Data
  • Data Collection Methods
  • Collection Method, Data
  • Collection Methods, Data
  • Data Collection Method
  • Method, Data Collection
  • Methods, Data Collection

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