1332.0.55.002 - Statistical Language!, 2008  
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EXAMPLE

Employment details of 'The Widget Company'

Observation
Position in company
Salary ($)

1
CEO
100 000
2
Manager
60 000
3
Manager
60 000
4
Factory Worker
50 000
5
Factory Worker
50 000
6
Factory Worker
50 000
7
Factory Worker
50 000
8
Trainee
40 000
9
Trainee
40 000


In this table one data item is one salary, for example the CEO salary of $100,000. The variables are "Position in the Company" and "Salary", and the data set is the entire table.

Data can portrayed in ways other than tables. For example, the data in the table above is illustrated graphically in the diagram below.

Diagram: Example


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