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A February 2007 Gallup Poll question asked, “In politics, as of today, do you consider yourself a Republican, a Democrat, or an Independent?” The possible responses were "Democrat". "Republican". “Independent”, “Other”, and “No Response”. What kind of variable to the response?

Analyzing categorical data
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asked 2020-10-18
A February 2007 Gallup Poll question asked, “In politics, as of today, do you consider yourself a Republican, a Democrat, or an Independent?” The possible responses were "Democrat". "Republican". “Independent”, “Other”, and “No Response”. What kind of variable to the response?

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2020-10-19
The variables are the topics that were investigated.
Categorical/qualitative variables places the individuals into a category, while a quantitative variable is a numerical variable.
In this cnse, the variable is the response to the questions. This variable is categorical, because the categories are” Democrat”, ” Republican”, "Independent” * Other”, and “No Response”.
Categorical
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