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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Responses were recorded on ordinal scale from "strongly agree=1, "agree'=2, "Disagree'=3 and "strongly disagree'=4 in the form of Frequency and percentages.
The 2PD distances (mm) were then converted to a single number using an ordinal scale (.6 mm = 4, 7.10 mm = 3, 11.15 mm = 2, and .16 mm = 1).
The reliability of the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), when compared to an ordinal scale, was investigated in order to classify perceptual judgments of 6 speech parameters in individuals with cleft lip and palate: hypernasality, hyponasality, nasal leakage, nasal turbulence, intelligibility, and acceptability.
Conversely, long-term debt ratings of individual securities or financial obligations of a corporate issuer address relative vulnerability to default on an ordinal scale. In addition, for financial obligations in corporate finance, we also include a measure of recovery given default on that liability in the rating assessment.
All categorical variables were measured on nominal and ordinal scale and expressed as frequency and percentages.
The penetration aspiration severity was determined by the Penetration Aspiration Scale (PAS), which is an ordinal scale consisting of eight scores from 1 to 8.
Variables Odds Ratio Pre- Male gender (yes/no) 1.014 operative Age at operation of primary tumor (years) 1.029 variables Age at liver resection (years) 1.028 Time between resection of primary tumor and 1.000 resection of metastases (days) Coecum (yes/no) 2.119 Colon ascendens 0.895 (Yes/no) Localization of Colon transversum 1.061 primary tumor (yes/no) Colon descendens 1.136 (yes/no) Colon sigmoideum 0.659 (yes/no) Rectum (yes/no) 1.314 pT1-4 (ordinal scale) pT1 vs.
Initially, the TJA was scored on a visual analog scale (Myer et al., 2006), changed to a dichotomous scale (0 for no flaw or 1 for flaw present) (Myer et al., 2011) and most recently modified using an ordinal scale (Fort-Vanmeerhaeghe et al., 2017).
Participants were asked to rate their institution's level of instruction for each statement using an ordinal scale. Early and late responders were compared to control for nonresponse error on the ordinal scale questions.
Perceived recovery based on an ordinal scale indicating the post-treatment recovery score minus pre- treatment recovery score responses of both ExC and ExT athletes groups on the LBNP device, for the 0 hour, 24 hour and 48 hour sessions.
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.