Stats Modeling the World, 4th Edition

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ISBN 10: 0133151549
ISBN 13: 978-0-13315-154-1

Chapter 1 - Stats Start Here - Exercises - Page 10: 1

Answer

A Categorical Variable

Work Step by Step

The responses are either Democrat, Republic, Independent, Other, or no response. Each of these represents a category that a person can fall in. These are not numbers that represent values with units so they will not be quantitative. Because each response represents a category of people, the response variable is a categorical variable.
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