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Name each level of measurement for which data can be qualitative.

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Nominal
Ordinal

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T/F
Data at the ordinal level are quantitative only.

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False-
Data at the ordinal level can be qualitative or quantitative. Data at this level can be arranged in? order, or? ranked, but differences between data entries are not meaningful.

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T/F
More types of calculations can be performed with data at the nominal level than with data at the interval level.

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False-
Data at the nominal level can be put in a category. Data at the interval level can be put in a? category, put in? order, and you can find differences between values. ? Therefore, more types of calculations can be performed with data at the interval level than with data at the nominal level.

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Qual or Quant?
fav musical style

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qualitative- describes an attribute or characteristic

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time to finish a marathon

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quantitative- time is found by measuring or counting

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The region of a country with the highest level of food production for the past six years is shown below.
Southwest
Northeast
Eastern
Eastern
Eastern
Western
Is the data Qual or Quant?

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Qualitative because the regions are nonnumerical labels.

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What is the data set's level of measurement?

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ordinal

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The masses (gm's) of a sample of a species of fish caught in the waters of a region
15.1
14.3
12.4
12.3
15.7
17.2
14.5
15.5
16.4
Qual or Quant?

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Quantitative

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level of measurement?

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Ratio

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top 5 books on best seller list
1. Gone Girl
2. Private London
3. Threat Vector
4. The Forgotten
5. Kiss the Dead
level of measurement?

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Ordinal-
The data can be arranged in order, but the differences ?between data entries are not meaningful.

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The following appear on a? physician's intake form.
disabilities, T, Ht, change in health (scale of -5 to 5)
level of measurement for disabilities?

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nominal

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level of measurement for temperature?

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interval

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level of measurement for height/weight?

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ratio

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change in health (scale -5 to 5)

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ordinal

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physician intake form-
marital status

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nominal

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year of birth

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interval

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what is an inherent zero?

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a zero that implies "none"

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3 data sets that contain inherent zeroes

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avg monthly precip in inches
avg age of college students in years
max wind speed during hurricane

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3 data sets with NO inherent zero

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level of happiness from 0-10
T in degrees Fahrenheit
avg IQ of a high school class

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Happiness level 0-10

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ordinal

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time since last visit

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ratio

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allergies

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nominal

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nomialr

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names of NFL teams
SSN
no computations

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ordinal

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ranking, standing, order

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Interval

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temperature, year of birth

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ratio

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age, prices of homes