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Levels of measurements:

Directions (Activity 2): Many variables can be measured on more than one level of measurement, depending on the circumstances. The following list contains variables that social researchers and practitioners in the human services commonly encounter. Which levels of measurement (nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio) are applicable to each of these variables? For each variable below, give examples of how that variable can be measured on at least two levels. The first variable is done for you as an example. (.5 pts per example, 1 pts per row, 8 pts total)

Nominal

Ordinal

Interval

Ratio

Age (Example)

Measured by ranked category: infant, toddler, adolescent, teenager, adult, senior.

Measured by year born (i.e. 1975, 1987, 1992).

Measured by age in years (i.e. 1 year old, 12 years old, 25 years old).

  1. Income
  1. Health
  1. Drug use
  1. School achievement
  1. Number of arrests
  1. Employment status
  1. Assertiveness
  1. Client Satisfaction
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