Asked by Baylee Duernberger on Feb 29, 2024



Variables that are defined using categories are considered what type of variables?

A) Latent
B) Quantitative
C) Qualitative
D) Ratio

Qualitative Variables

Variables that are nonnumeric in nature and are defined using nominal or categorical data.


Hidden or dormant, often used to describe something that is not currently active or visible but has the potential to emerge or become active.


Quantitative refers to a type of information or data that is based on quantities or else quantifiable data, often used in statistical analysis to quantify behaviors, opinions, or other defined variables.

  • Distinguish between different types of variables (qualitative, quantitative, latent, etc.) and scales of measurement (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio).

Verified Answer

Parker Blackorby

Feb 29, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Variables defined using categories are qualitative variables, also known as categorical variables.