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Statistical measurement in group work

a manual on statistical records for use by staff members

by Frances Adkins Hall

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Published by U.S. Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English


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Other titlesGroup work, Statistical measurement in
Statementby Frances Adkins Hall ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV741 .A32 no. 248
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 103 p.
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL261894M
LC Control Numberl 40000005
OCLC/WorldCa14728827

ADVERTISEMENTS: This article throws light upon the four main types of scales used for measurement. The types are: 1. Nominal or Classificatory Scales 2. Ordinal or Ranking Scales 3. Interval Scales 4. Ratio Scales. Type # 1. Nominal or Classificatory Scales: When numbers or other symbols are used simply to classify an object, person or [ ]. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

The main portion of Statistics is the display of summarized data. Data is initially collected from a given source, whether they are experiments, surveys, or observation, and is presented in one of four methods. To ensure measurement more reliable, selection of appropriate statistical tools according to the nature of data is important. If we use interval/ratio measurement when the .

The average gives you information about the size of the effect of whatever you are testing, in other words, whether it is large or small. There are three measures of average: mean, median and mode. See our page on Averages for more about calculating each one, and for a quick calculator.. When most people say average, they are talking about the has the advantage that it uses all the. Statistics Guide for Research Grant Applicants Authors (in alphabetical order) Bland JM, Butland BK, Peacock JL, Poloniecki J, Reid F, Sedgwick P Studies of measurement validity, reliability and agreement navigate through the book ignoring sections that have no bearing on their own research.


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At theFile Size: 1MB. In statistics, the term measurement is used more broadly and is more appropriately termed scales of measurement. Scales of measurement refer to ways in which variables/numbers are defined and categorized. Each scale of measurement has certain properties which in turn determines the appropriateness for use of certain statistical analyses.

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If the independent variable is conceptualized as an interval or ratio variable, the hypothesesFile Size: 2MB. Most data fall into one of two groups: numerical or categorical. Numerical data. These data have meaning as a measurement, such as a person’s height, weight, IQ, or blood pressure; or they’re a count, such as the number of stock shares a person owns, how many teeth a dog has, or how many pages you can read of your favorite book before you fall asleep.

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Second, knowing the level of measurement helps you decide what statistical analysis is appropriate on the values that were assigned. If a measure is nominal, then you know that you would never average the data values or do a t-test on the data.

There are typically four levels of measurement that are defined: Nominal; Ordinal; Interval; Ratio. The fourth and highest level of measurement is the ratio level. Data at the ratio level possess all of the features of the interval level, in addition to a zero value.

Due to the presence of a zero, it now makes sense to compare the ratios of measurements.Measurement scale, in statistical analysis, the type of information provided by of the four scales (i.e., nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio) provides a different type of information.

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