Higher scores represent different amounts/qualities than lower scores. "Order:" Higher scores reflect greater amounts of a quality than lower scores. "Equal Intervals:" The difference between a participant scoring a "1" and a participant scoring a "2"is the same, in terms of the variable being measured, as the difference between a participant scoring a"4" and a participant scoring a "5." "Ratio statements:" If a person scores twice as high on the measure, that person has twice as much of the quality. Nominal x Ordinal x x Interval x x x Ratio x x x x

 Nominal qualities: Higher scores represent different amounts/qualities than lower scores. Ordinal qualities: Higher scores reflect greater amounts of a quality than lower scores. Equal Interval qualities: The difference between a participant scoring a "1" and a participant scoring a "2"is the same, in terms of the variable being measured, as the difference between a participant scoring a"4" and a participant scoring a "5." Ratio qualities: If a person scores twice as high on the measure, that person has twice as much of the quality. A score of "0" represents the complete absence of the quality/variable. Weight (in pounds) x x x x Favorite Color 1=red, 2=blue, 3=yellow Class Rank Scores on a 1-5 rating scale Blood pressure reading (as a measure of blood pressure) Blood pressure reading (as a measure of stress)

Instructions: For each measure, put an "x" in the column for each quality that the measure has. The weight measure has already been done for you.