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Created: November 1, 2000 Latest update: September 7, 2003

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Nominal, Ordinal, Interval Measurement

This recognition and recall practice is based on p.31 of the Dowdall, Logio, Babbie and Halley text, and pp. 40 - 47 of the Kendrick text.

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  1. What level of measurement are we using if we measure education by the highest grade completed?

  2. What level of measurement are we using if we measure age by asking the subject to give us his/her actual age?

  3. What level of measurement are we using if we measure class by asking the subject to choose the yearly income bracket into which he/she fits?

  4. What level of measurement are we using if we measure class by asking the subject to choose the weekly income category into which he/she fits?

  5. What level of measurement are we using if we measure education by asking the subject to state the number of years of school completed?