Flashcards in Summarizing Data Deck (6)
Ordinal Scale Variable
values that can be put in order, but numbers assigned to something non-numeric
Ex. Stage of cancer
What is a nominal variable with two mutually exclusive categories?
Dichotomous variable-groups things or people into categories.
ex: gender, sick or well
What is an interval-scale variable?
Evenly spaced units, but on a scale that has no zero point
What is ratio scale variable?
evenly spaced units on a scale that has a zero point
Ex. Height, weight, or duration of illness.
What two variable scales are considered qualitative?