Level of measurement in statistics

- David R. Hodge, David F. Gillespie, in Encyclopedia of Social
**Measurement**, 2005 Normally Distributed Interval- or Ratio-**Level**Data. Concise unidimensional items are fundamental to all statistical procedures. The most widely used procedures, however, are parametric**statistics**, such as regression, analysis of variance, or t tests. Additional assumptions are associated with the use of these ... - one data value is a multiple of another. Ex. Height, weight, age iPad 9:40 AM
**Levels****of****Measurement**1. Nominal: Categories, names, labels, or qualities. Cannot perform mathematical operations on this data. Ex: type of car you drive, your major 2. Ordinal : Data can be arranged in order. You can say one data entry is greater than another. 1st place - Math
**Statistics**Q&A Library Indicate the**level****of****measurement**for the data set described. Number of siblings that students in your**statistics**class have Ordinal Nominal Interval Ratio. Indicate the**level****of****measurement**for the data set described. **Level**of**Measurement**.**Statistical**data, whether qualitative or quantitative, is generated or obtained through some**measurement**or observational processes. There are 4**levels**of**measurement**. Each**measurement**or observation made on any object or variable can be attributed to one of the 4 scales of**measurement**; nominal, ordinal, interval, and. ratio.- All groups and messages ... ...