QQS1013 Elementary Statistics
2.2 ORGANIZING AND GRAPHING QUALITATIVE DATA
2.2.1 Frequency Distributions Table
for qualitative data lists all categories and thenumber of elements that belong to each of the categories.It exhibits the frequencies are distributed over various categoriesAlso called as a
frequency distribution table
or simply a
.e.g. : The number of students who belong to a certain category is calledthe
of that category.
2.2.2 Relative Frequency and Percentage Distribution
A relative frequency distribution is a listing of all categories along with their relative frequencies (given as proportions or percentages).
It is commonplace to give the frequency and relative frequency distributiontogether.
Calculating relative frequency and percentage of a category
Relative Frequency of a category= Frequency of that categorySum of all frequenciesPercentage (%) = (Relative Frequency)* 100
Chapter 2: Descriptive Statistics