IRIMIE-ANA, Alecsandra
January 2016
Romanian Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry;Jan-Jul2016, Vol. 4 Issue 1/2, p67
Academic Journal
Regardless the type of analysis performed on the data we have, a prerequisite step into our research is choosing the most appropriate way of measuring our variables, namely the scale. Based on the measuring scale, we can distinguish 3 categories: nominal, ordinal, and numerical, the latter being further subdivided into continuous and discrete. This article is structured into 2 distinct parts, first of which introduces the notions regarding the measuring scales that were previously mentioned, while the second deals with ways of summarizing data.


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