Data and descriptive analysis

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1. A descriptive statistic that provides information about a 'typical' number for a data set

  • Measure of central tendency
  • Dispersion
  • Standard deviation
  • Range
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2. Data that is numerical and often expresses the 'quantity' of something

  • Quantitative data
  • Qualitative data
  • Longitudinal research
  • Case study

3. A level of measurement where data is ordered in some way

  • Nominal data
  • Interval data
  • Ordinal data
  • Ratio data

4. Data that is detailed and is written in word. Often expresses the 'quality of something

  • Ordinal data
  • Nominal data
  • Qualitative data
  • Quantitative data

5. A level of measurement where units of equal intervals are used such as counting correct answers

  • Ordinal data
  • Nominal data
  • Ratio data
  • Interval data

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