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Which of the following is a discrete variable

blood pressure

age in yrs

annnual income

years in education

gender

 

ans was gender

 

thot discrete was whole numbers

 

can anyone explain

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Data that can only take certain values.

For example: the number of students in a class (you can't have half a student).

(Opposite of Continuous Data).

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I don't think that a gender could be a discrete variable as gender is a categorical data and discrete variable is a numerical data.

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