ordinal scale

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or·di·nal scale

a scale that is based on classification of persons or things into ordered qualitative categories, such as socioeconomic status.
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Similar responses against knowledge were recorded on ordinal scale from "very confident=1, "confident'=2, "Not confident'=3 and "not at all confident'=4 in the form of Frequency and percentages.
The ordinal scale for these items in the second section was adapted from the West Virginia State Community and Technical College General Education Core-Audit Grid (Scroggins, 2004) and consisted of a 5-point ordinal scale.
COGNITIVE SOCIAL CAPITAL Question Type of response What level of importance does trust have as Ordinal scale rating a base of social relationships?
Given that the responses to the items are ordinal, it is not appropriate to use the sampling Pearson correlation matrix to apply the CFA because the Pearson correlation coefficients are higher when they are calculated between two continuous variables than when calculated on a binary or ordinal scale. Due to this, in this work the analysis is based on the polychromic correlation matrix and using the estimation method of adjusted weighted least squares means and variance (WLSMV), along with the probit function to obtain the estimations of the appropriate parameters of the ordinal variables.
Each area is scored on an ordinal scale of 0-3 according to the criteria given by Loe and Silness.8 Silness and Loe9 developed the Plaque Index to be used along with their GI.
A valid and reliable rubric was used to score both variables, and the scores resulted in quantitative data from an ordinal scale that was statistically analyzed (Creswell, 2009).
The hierarchical level was measured on an ordinal scale (1 = regular staff, 2 = grass-root management, 3 = middle management, 4 = top management).
Several independent variables were identified in ordinal scale such as: task understanding, classroom behavior of educators, awareness on cooperatives, social trust, social participation, social consistency, fatalism, materialism, willingness to innovation, attention to training needs, attention to training objectives, attention to determine appropriate training content, attention continuous education, attention to application of principles of learning, quality of training and use of the entrepreneur as educator, the scale used ranged 1 to 5 (1: very low, 2: low, 3: average, 4: high, 5: very high).
However, the original scale is an ordinal scale, without the concept of distance.
FMA, a 3-point ordinal scale, measures the impairment of volitional movement ranging from 0 (items cannot be performed) to two (items can be fully performed).
A collection of TFNs are placed along an ordinal scale to reflect the ordered structure of a linguistic term set representing the possibility distribution of a linguistic variable.
A deduction of an Ordinal Scale, a ranking, from cardinal data is always possible (Arrow 1974).