Chapter 1, Problem 1.4P

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Textbook Problem

For each of the following items from a public-opinion survey, indicate the level of measurement.

**a.** In what country were you born? __________

**b.** What is your age? __________

**c.** How many years of school have you completed?

**__________**

**d.** What is your occupation? __________

**e.** If you were asked to use one of these four names for your social class, in which would you say you belonged?

__________Upper __________ Middle

__________Working __________ Lower

**f.** What is your grade-point average? __________

**g.** What is your major? __________

**h.** The only way to deal with the drug problem is to legalize all drugs.

__________ Strongly agree

__________ Agree

__________ Undecided

__________ Disagree

__________ Strongly disagree

**i.** What is your astrological sign? __________

**j.** How many brothers and sisters do you have?

__________

To determine

**a.**

**To find:**

The level of measurement for the given statement.

Explanation

**Given:**

The given statement is,

In what country were you born?

**Description:**

When the variables measured have non-numerical scores or categories, they are said to at a nominal level of measurement.

When the variables measured have non-numerical scores or categories that could be ranked from high to low, they are said to at an ordinal level of measurement...

To determine

**b.**

**To find:**

The level of measurement for the given statement.

To determine

**c.**

**To find:**

The level of measurement for the given statement.

To determine

**d.**

**To find:**

The level of measurement for the given statement.

To determine

**e.**

**To find:**

The level of measurement for the given statement.

To determine

**f.**

**To find:**

The level of measurement for the given statement.

To determine

**g.**

**To find:**

The level of measurement for the given statement.

To determine

**h.**

**To find:**

The level of measurement for the given statement.

To determine

**i.**

**To find:**

The level of measurement for the given statement.

To determine

**j.**

**To find:**

The level of measurement for the given statement.

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