nominal measurement

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The designation of an observation with a value which is merely a name or label such as, big or small. Sometimes numerical values are given to the categories, but these nominal numerical values are without reference to the ordering or distance between categories. Consequently, many statistical applications are nut valid with nominal measurements. Compare ordinal measurements.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.