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Qualitative and Quantitative Data

Author: Ryan Backman

This lesson will explain the difference between qualitative data and quantitative data.

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Terms to Know
  • Nominal Data

    Categorical data with qualities that cannot be ordered or ranked.

  • Ordinal Data

    Categorical data with qualities that can be ordered or ranked.

  • Qualitative (Categorical) Data

    Data that describes.  It can't be measured or used for arithmetic.

  • Quantitative (Numerical) Data

    Data that is numerical.  It can be measured and it can be used for arithmetic. .