Results. The results section describes how raw data from the method was analyzed to give findings. The analysis condenses gathered raw data into a base data set and then into a few key findings that follow directly (see Figure). The aim is to reduce a lot of information into the essential findings. The results section can involve:

Data types. All analysis is based on data types.

Result description. Describe basic results, including overall data, sample and individual variables.

Correlations. Summarize what constructs go together.

Causation. Analyze causal relations.

Findings. Argue and list the key findings of the data.

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