   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 __________ Lowerf. 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 disagreei. 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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