Quantitative Variable

Definition of Quantitative Variable:

A variable that consists of a count or numerical measurement of the characteristics of objects, people or events.

Variable that measures a numerical characteristic; also called a measurement variable. For example, since the response to how many brothers and/or sisters a person has is a number, this variable is a quantitative variable.

Count variable – a type of quantitative variable; answers the question, “How many?”

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