cross-sectional data

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Widely dispersed data (such as per capita income) relating to one period, or without respect to variance due to time. In contrast, time series data is drawn from regularly spaced intervals.

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You should try and break down the cross-sectional data to see if there is any way that you can improve how things are running.
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I had to take a look at the cross-sectional data in order to figure out how things worked and what was going on.
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When planning a strategy, campaign managers and other campaign staff look at cross-sectional data to detrmine where a candidate needs to focus their message as they try to connect with voters.
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