Sunday, 17 November 2019, 10:05 PM
Site: Datatree - Data Training Engaging End-users
Course: Introduction to Data Tree (Intro)
Glossary: Glossary of Terms
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Qualitative data

This is data regarding 'qualities', which do not take the form of numbers. 

Examples: interview transcripts, ethnographic materials, photos

Quantitative data

Data that is a measure of quantity. It comes in the form of numbers. 

Examples: Measurements, sample analyses, observations and model outputs.

Quartiles

There are three quartiles. To find them, first sort the list into increasing order. The first or lower quartile of a list is a number (not necessarily in the list) such that 1/4 of the values in the sorted list are no larger than it, and at least 3/4 are no smaller than it.