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What does categorical variable mean?
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Asked 9/21/2008 12:38:45 PM
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Asked 9/21/2008 12:38:45 PM
Updated 3/5/2018 7:16:23 AM
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A categorical variable is a variable that can take on one of a limited, and usually fixed, number of possible values, assigning each individual or other unit of observation to a particular group or nominal category on the basis of some qualitative property.
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A continuous variable is a variable that has an infinite number of possible values.
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