Chapter 1 Getting Started. What is Statistics?. Individuals vs. Variables. Individuals . Variables. Characteristic of the individual to be measured or observed. People or objects included in the study . Quantitative vs. Qualitative. Quantitative Variables. Qualitative Variables.
What is Statistics?
Characteristic of the individual to be measured or observed
Describes an individual by placing the individual into a category or group, such as male or female
The data are from only some of the individuals of interest
Sample Statistics are numerical measures that describe an aspect of a sample
1.2 Random Samples