chapter  1
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Characteristics of data

Themethodsandtechniquesusedintheanalysisofstatisticaldataarein largemeasurecontrolledbytheverycharacterofthestatisticaldata themselves.Itisthereforenecessarytobeginwithaverybriefconsiderationofsomeofthesecharacteristicssothatthevariedthemesthatwillbe introducedlaterwillbemorereadilyunderstood.