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Helper: Descriptive Statistics
What type of data do you want to analyze?
I have nominal data (e.g. counts, frequencies) or ordinal data (e.g. rank data, rating scales with unequal intervals, such as a scale like "very poor", "poor" "good" "very good").
The most common descriptive statistics that are calculate to summarize nominal or ordinal data are:
INTERVAL or RATIO DATA
I have interval data (e.g. equal interval rating scale, such as a Likert scale, measures, such as inches, degrees etc.) or ratio data (e.g. miles per hour, meters per second).
The most common descriptive statistics that are calculate to summarize interval or ratio data are:
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