Quantitative variable
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Definition
Quantitative variable

Examples
The following are examples of quantitative variables:
 Weight
 Height
 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.
Web Resources

Acknowledgements
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.