Statistics 2

Question one

Quantitative is data which is collected and the data is in numbers, this is to say that the data is countable, qualitative data on the other hand is collected in statement form which includes such answers as yes, no and not sure.

From our excel worksheet the following data is quantitative

– Wage

– Ex

– Age

– The following data is qualitative

– Industry

– Occupation

– Ed

– South

– Nonwh

– Hisp

– Fe

– Marr

– Union

Question two:

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The level of measurement in statistics was introduced by Stanley Steven in 1946. it involves classifying data to describe nature of the data. There are four levels of measurement which are:

1. Nominal

2. Ordinal

3. Interval

4. Ratio

From our data this are the levels of this data

data

level

wage

ratio

industry

nominal

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occupation

ordinal

edu

ordinal

south

nominal

nonwh

nominal

hosp

nominal

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Fe

nominal

Ex

ratio

Marr

nominal

Age

ordinal

Union

nominal

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## References:

Allan Bluman (2000) Elementary Statistics: A Step by Step Approach, McGraw Hill press, New York