ordinal scale


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ordinal scale

n
(Statistics) statistics a scale on which data is shown simply in order of magnitude since there is no standard of measurement of differences: for instance, a squash ladder is an ordinal scale since one can say only that one person is better than another, but not by how much. Compare interval scale, ratio scale, nominal scale
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Conversely, long-term debt ratings of individual securities or financial obligations of a corporate issuer address relative vulnerability to default on an ordinal scale.
2011) and most recently modified using an ordinal scale (Fort-Vanmeerhaeghe et al.
45am, noon Smurfs: The Lost Village (Subtitled) (U): Fri noon Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale (): Wed 8.
Early and late responders were compared to control for nonresponse error on the ordinal scale questions.
Unless they opt for a world premiere similar to anime movie Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale which had a special screaming just last February 18, English speaking fans will probably have to wait until early 2018 for a subbed version to play at their respective countries.
Since the Eichhorn-Lorenz scale is an ordinal scale and not a continuous scale, the measure of central tendency reported here was the median.
Given that the responses to the items are ordinal, it is not appropriate to use the sampling Pearson correlation matrix to apply the CFA because the Pearson correlation coefficients are higher when they are calculated between two continuous variables than when calculated on a binary or ordinal scale.
Each area is scored on an ordinal scale of 0-3 according to the criteria given by Loe and Silness.
A valid and reliable rubric was used to score both variables, and the scores resulted in quantitative data from an ordinal scale that was statistically analyzed (Creswell, 2009).
Several independent variables were identified in ordinal scale such as: task understanding, classroom behavior of educators, awareness on cooperatives, social trust, social participation, social consistency, fatalism, materialism, willingness to innovation, attention to training needs, attention to training objectives, attention to determine appropriate training content, attention continuous education, attention to application of principles of learning, quality of training and use of the entrepreneur as educator, the scale used ranged 1 to 5 (1: very low, 2: low, 3: average, 4: high, 5: very high).
A collection of TFNs are placed along an ordinal scale to reflect the ordered structure of a linguistic term set representing the possibility distribution of a linguistic variable.
A deduction of an Ordinal Scale, a ranking, from cardinal data is always possible (Arrow 1974).