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Flashcards in Bivariate Data Deck (11):
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Define primary data.

Data we have collected ourselves.

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Define secondary data.

Data collected by others.

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Define variables.

Characteristics we are collecting data values or information about.

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Define univariate data.

One variable data (collecting information about one characteristic from each individual).

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Define bivariate data.

Two variable data (collecting information about two characteristics from each individual).

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Define categorical variable.

Describes a particular quantity or characteristic that is in categories.

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Define ordinal data.

Where categories occur in a natural order.

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Define nominal data.

Where categories do not have any order.

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Define numerical variable.

Describes a particular quantity or characteristic in a number format.

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Define discrete data.

Data that can only take on integer values over a range of values.
Usually obtained by counting.

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Define continuous data.

Data that can take on any value over a range of values.
Usually obtained by measuring.