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The following are examples of quantitative variables:
- Population size
- Shoe size
- Average speed of racing cars
Note that coding a gender variable as 1=male and 2=female is not quantitative in nature as the numbers do not represent an amount.
Portions of this entry were adapted from
- Quantitative Variables at Online Statistics Education: An Interactive Multimedia Course of Study. Project Leader: David M. Lane, Rice University. Retrieved 29 January 2012.