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Is a pilot study necessary before formal data collection?

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Kitty Chin
27 January 2021
Is a pilot study necessary before formal data collection?

Is a pilot study necessary before formal data collection?

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mandylufongyan@yahoo.com
27 January 2021

I’m glad to help.

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Kitty Chin
27 January 2021

Many thanks for replying.

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mandylufongyan@yahoo.com
27 January 2021

Whenever a survey data collection approach is adopted, a pilot study should be undertaken with a small, separate test group of respondents to ensure that the study instructions and questions are clear. The goal is to create an easily understood instrument that minimizes any misinterpretation of questions.

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