Describing Scores on a Single Variable
|•||A Data Matrix|
|•||Tables and Graphs|
|•||Statistical Representation of Scores|
|•||Relationships Between Statistics|
Statistics describe scores on a variable or describe empirical relationships between scores obtained on two or more variables. This chapter presents a selective review of statistics and other methods to describe scores on a single variable.
There are at least three reasons to investigate scores on single variables before looking at relationships between variables: