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Essentials Of Statistics

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Essentials Of Statistics

4th Edition
HEALEY + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305093836
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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