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Google Analytics data issues

Hi everyone, 

 

I am very new at using power bi and I experience a challenge using data from GA. 

I created two tables with the following KPIs connected to the exact same source:

Table 1 with "device category", "date" and "transactions" RESULT> Transaction is 41

Table 2 with device category", "date", "transactions" and "sessionsRESULT> Transaction is 48

 

I know that the correct data is 41 transactions as I have checked in GA.

 

So my question is the following: why do I see such a difference between the two tables. I know table 2 has an extra metric (session) so could it be the problem? if so, why? and if so, how do I create a table containing multiple metrics in the correct way ? 

 

Thanks in advance

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Stachu Super Contributor
Super Contributor

Re: Google Analytics data issues

probably the difference comes from sessions spanning across mutliple days
similar problem here
https://community.powerbi.com/t5/Desktop/Users-from-Google-Analytics-off/m-p/67624/highlight/true#M2...

 

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Community Support Team
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Re: Google Analytics data issues

Hi @JonathanItelios,

 

I think the difference should related to session, some of records existed multiple times(for single session it not duplicated), maybe you can try to write a measure to calculate deal with duplicate records.

 

Regards,

Xiaoxin Sheng

Community Support Team _ Xiaoxin Sheng
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