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A researcher wishes to operationalize her study variables in

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A researcher wishes to operationalize her study variables in the following
manner. How might she go about doing so? Summarize your responses in tabular
form (see example below), and supplement your table with a supporting
narrative.



Age (continuous)



Gender (dichotomous)



Ethnicity (categorical)



Education (ordinal)



Income (continuous)



Marital status (categorical)



Weight (continuous)



Blood pressure (continuous)



Hypertension (dichotomous)



Body temperature (continuous)



Health insurance status (categorical)



Smoking status (dichotomous)



Cancer Stage (ordinal)


EXAMPLE:


Variable:

Name Type How operationalized How measured
AGE Continuous Age in years how old were you on your last birthday?


Etc.



Narrative: When age is operationalized in this manner, one would merely need
to query the respondent to determine the age she turned on her last birthday.
Alternatively, the researcher could ask the respondent to provide his birth date
and year, and then calculate age at a later time.

Length: 2-3 pages typed, double-spaced apa with, cite your references
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Mr. Wilson replied 4 years ago.
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