## Are years ordinal or nominal?

Ordinal variables are categorical.

Finally, year can be a nominal variable.

You might have data on the year of death of a number of people.

Nominal variables are categorical..

## Is income level nominal or ordinal?

For example, income is a variable that can be recorded on an ordinal or a ratio scale: At an ordinal level, you could create 5 income groupings and code the incomes that fall within them from 1–5. At a ratio level, you would record exact numbers for income.

## Is gender nominal ordinal interval or ratio?

There are four basic levels: nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio. A variable measured on a “nominal” scale is a variable that does not really have any evaluative distinction. One value is really not any greater than another. A good example of a nominal variable is sex (or gender).

## Is rating ordinal or interval?

We can’t say for certain if the difference in satisfaction between a 4 and a 5 is the same as that between a 3 and a 4 on a rating scale. Interval: If we can establish equal distances between ordinal numbers they become interval. The most common example is temperature in degrees Fahrenheit.

## Is rating nominal or ordinal?

This one is easy to remember because nominal sounds like name (they have the same Latin root). Ordinal refers to quantities that have a natural ordering. The ranking of favorite sports, the order of people’s place in a line, the order of runners finishing a race or more often the choice on a rating scale from 1 to 5.