A Halloween Lesson in Nominal, Ordinal, Interval & Ratio Data

If you want to choose the right statistic for the numbers in your dataset, you need to know what kind of numbers you’re dealing with. This handy table will help you differentiate between nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio data. Enjoy, but don’t lick the screen!

nominal ordinal interval ratio data examples using Halloween candy

Annie Pettit is the Chief Research Officer of Peanut Labs, editor-in-chief of Vue Magazine, and author of The Listen Lady.

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