Variables Data

2 Definitions

Data that is measured on a continuous and infinite scale such as temperature, distance, and pressure rather than in discreet units or yes/no options. Variables data is used to create histograms, some control charts, and sometimes run charts / Or / Quantitative data, where measurements are used for analysis / Or / measurement information. Control charts based on variables data include average (X-bar) chart, range (R) chart, and sample standard deviation (s) chart
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Data where values are continuous rather than discreet (or binary). Variable data can be meaningfully subdivided into smaller units.