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In descriptive statistics, a graph resembling a histogram but having a base (usually horizontal) axis representing values of a qualitative variable such as gender or religion rather than a quantitative variable such as age. Also called a block diagram. [From Latin barra a bar or rod + c(h)atra a paper, from Greek chartes a leaf of papyrus]

Subjects: Social Sciences — Science and Mathematics.


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