Continuous data item

What is Continuous data item?

Continuous data item meaning A variable (data item) that can have different or more precise values with successive refinements of the measuring scale.Example: Height is continuous data. Some can be approximately 6 feet tall, then refine it to 5 feet 10 inches, and then refine it further to 5 feet 10 1/2 inches tall.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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