A wallstreet journal subcriber survey asked 46 questions about subcribers characteristics and interest. State whether each of the following questions

Analyzing categorical data
asked 2021-01-07
A wallstreet journal subcriber survey asked 46 questions about subcribers characteristics and interest. State whether each of the following questions provides categorical or quantitative data.
a. What is your age?
b. Are you male or females?
c. When did you first start reading the WSJ? High school , college, early career, midcareer, late career, or retirement?
d. How long have you been in your present job or position?
e. What type of vehicle are you considering for you next purchase? Nine response categories include sedan, sports car, SUV, minivan, and so on.

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Step 1
Quantitative and categorical data:
Categorical data can also be said to be qualitative. Qualitative or categorical data cannot be measured and it is a description. Quantitative data can be measured and it deals with numbers.
Step 2
Determine whether the given questions are categorical or quantitative:
a) Quantitative
b) Categorical
c) Categorical
d) Quantitative
e) Categorical
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