Measurements, percentages, and counts are examples of numbers that can be used to study phenomena or support an argument. CareerFoundry.com explains and and provides examples of Quantitative Data that can be used to create quantitative evidence.
Is there enough data to draw a conclusion?
What is the source of the data? How was it gathered? Is this a sample or a census?
What numbers or statistics are reported? What do they tell us? If we used a different statistic, i.e., the median versus the mean, a proportion versus raw numbers, would we see something different?
Is additional data or information needed?
Communication of Quantitative Evidence
Who is the audience for this information?
What is the purpose of the analysis? To compare? Explore a trend?
Does the audience need a detailed explanation of the calculations or process? Would a summary of relevant results convey adequate information?
What key information needs to be highlighted? Would a written form, table, or graph better accomplish the goal? (Click for more Examples of these forms.)
What are the APA recommendations for the presentation of this type of information? For example, should it be "square feet" or "ft2"