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1. Gender is one variable of interest in a study of the effectiveness of a new medication. For
data entry purposes, the researcher conducting the study assigns 1 for Male and 2 for
Female. Is the gender data quantitative or qualitative?
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1. Gender is one variable of interest in a study of the effectiveness of a new medication. For data entry purposes, the researcher conducting the study assigns 1 for Male and 2 for Female. Is the gender data quantitative or qualitative?

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Qualitative variables/Categorical variables:

The variable that describes about the characteristic or attribute which has distinct categories is termed as qualitative variables. In other words, these variables divide the cases into two or more groups based on the characteristic. For example, genders, literacy, sex, are the e...

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