Content Tagged “Categorical Variable”

Categorical variables take category or label values, and place an individual into one of several groups. These variables may be coded using numbers, however, such codes do not represent a quantitative measurement.

Case C-C

Published: Aug 21st, 2012

Two Categorical Variables Contingency Tables Finding Conditional (Row and Column) Percents Let’s Summarize CO-4: Distinguish among different measurement scales, choose the appropriate descriptive and inferential statistical methods based on these distinctions, […]

Learn By Doing – One Categorical Variable (College Student Survey)

Published: Aug 18th, 2012

The same survey that asked 1,200 U.S. college students about their body perception also asked the following question: “With whom do you find it easiest to make friends?” (opposite sex, […]

Learn By Doing – Describe the Distribution of a Categorical Variable

Published: Aug 4th, 2012

Describing the distribution of a categorical variable in context. Category Count Percent About right 855 (855/1200)*100 = 71.3% Overweight 235 (235/1200)*100 = 19.6% Underweight 110 (110/1200)*100 = 9.2% Total n=1200 100% http://phhp-faculty-cantrell.sites.medinfo.ufl.edu/files/2012/07/qz-LBD01003.swf This document linked from One […]

Learn By Doing – Bar Charts

Published: Aug 4th, 2012

Practice with bar charts. http://phhp-faculty-cantrell.sites.medinfo.ufl.edu/files/2012/07/qz-LBD01002.swf Hint This document is linked from One Categorical Variable.

One Categorical Variable

Published: Aug 4th, 2012

Distribution of One Categorical Variable Numerical Measures Visual or Graphical Displays Pie Chart Bar Chart Pictograms Let’s Summarize CO-4: Distinguish among different measurement scales, choose the appropriate descriptive and inferential statistical […]

Learn By Doing – Exploring a Dataset (Depression Data)

Published: Aug 2nd, 2012

Required Activity: This activity asks you to save, open, and view a dataset then classify the variable in the dataset.

Did I Get This – Types of Variables

Published: Jul 30th, 2012

Practice with types of variables.