What Is The Variable In Statistics?
A property that can be
measured and given varied values is known as a variable.
Types of Variables
There are two basic types of variables: category and numeric.
Categorical variables
A categorical variable (also called qualitative variable) refers to a characteristic that can’t be quantifiable.
Categorical variables can be either
Nominal or Ordinal.
Nominal variables
A nominal variable is one that describes a name, label or category without natural order.
Ordinal variables
An ordinal variable is a variable whose values are defined by an order relation between the different categories.