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Unformatted text preview: umber. nominal scales have numbers, they serve
as a category label. they have NO signiﬁcant meaning though. Are you satisfied with your present diet?
___Y when you ask peoples gender, male and female, it is nominal scale ___ N (where 1=y, and 2=n) all you can do is COUNT with nominal scale.
basic andasimple… CATEGORIES 8 Ordinal Scales
• These are nominal scales that can order
Typically a rank is a nominal scale that puts the categories into an order
the numbers now have meaning. the numbers themselves
are important. the numbers show most important to least important Numbers have meaning Rank the following foods in order of
preference (1=most preferred, 4=least)
___ Macaroni and Cheese Interval Scales
• These are ordinal scales with equal
intervals between points to show relative
amounts. when we talk about scale questions, we talk about interval scale.
distant between numbers are the same!! 2.6 2.7 has meaning.
intervals between the points. Z...
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This document was uploaded on 03/25/2014.
- Spring '14