Which measures of central tendency can I use?
The measures of central tendency you can use depends on the level of measurement of your data.
- For a nominal level, you can only use the mode to find the most frequent value.
- For an ordinal level or ranked data, you can also use the median to find the value in the middle of your data set.
- For interval or ratio levels, in addition to the mode and median, you can use the mean to find the average value.