You are scheduled to visit your physician for a checkup Your doctor performs a

# You are scheduled to visit your physician for a

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3.You are scheduled to visit your physician for a checkup. Your doctor performs a routine medical exam, which includes measuring your height and weight in addition to your blood pressure and temperature. Indicate the scale of measurement for height. a)Nominalb)Ordinalc)Ratiod)Interval 4.Indicate the scale of measurement for temperature in F. 5.True/False: A variable measured on an ordinal scale is never continuous. Explain your reasoning:

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6. True/False: If a researcher has measured the dependent variable on a nominal scale, it is impossible to determine which of two individuals has the higher score. Explain your reasoning: 7. A sports psychologist developed a program to improve a team’s playing ability. The sports psychologist measured each student’s playing ability before and after his program to determine whether students would play better. He found that after his program students played significantly better. However, many students later reported that they had also begun consuming more fruits and vegetables within the same time frame to help them play better. In this example, what is the independent variable? 8.What is the dependent variable in the previous example?
• Fall '17
• Elizabeth Svoboda
• Level of measurement, Confounding, Case-control study, Statistical terminology

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