TITLE

SCALES OF MEASUREMENT AND WAYS OF SUMMARIZING DATA

AUTHOR(S)
IRIMIE-ANA, Alecsandra
PUB. DATE
January 2016
SOURCE
Romanian Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry;Jan-Jul2016, Vol. 4 Issue 1/2, p67
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
118020002

 

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