# numeric variable

## numeric variable

[nü′mer·ik ′ver·ē·ə·bəl]
(computer science)
The symbolic name of a data element whose value changes during the carrying out of a computer program.
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Mean and standard deviation was utilized to report numeric variable and percentage was utilized to report proportions.
Stats packages turn each level into a dummy variable with values of 0 and 1, then treat each as a numeric variable.
Because the Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) allows the monitoring of any variable expressed by an integer value, in addition to the monitoring of incoming and outgoing traffic, it can be also used as front-end software, for the monitoring of any other variables, which can be acquired from the manufacturing network (from servers, workstations, machines, robots and other manufacturing devices)for every defined time period (usually every 5 minutes) and represented as a numeric variable.
Table 1 Mnemonics and description Variable Name Description HP Housing price in pesos LOT Property area in square meters FLS Floor area in square meters BED Number of bedrooms BATH Number of bathrooms PSP Number of parking spaces LEV Number of floors MATNC Brick walls FLOORNC Cement floors GATE Gated neighborhood GUARD Guard post in the neighborhood PARK Park or green areas in the neighborhood SCH School located nearly COMM Commercial area located nearly ML Major avenue or street access Table 2 Numeric variable summary statistics Standard Variable Name Mean Deviation Minimum HP 896,208 397,224 68,000 LOT 160.
any other variables, which can be acquired from the network every defined time period and then represented as a numeric variable.
So for each numeric variable you wish to analyze, you should either use the actual numbers or a coded value.
Categorical variables were calculated as frequency and percentages whereas numeric variable that is age in years was calculated as minimum and maximum.
Frequency and percentages were calculated for categorical variables whereas mean and standered deviation for numeric variable.
The preoperative, operative and postoperative characteristics were summarized using mean standard deviation for the numeric variables and frequency for catagorical variables (Table-1 and 2).
Data were expressed as means and standard deviations (SD) or median and interquartile range (IQR) for numeric variables or counts and percentages for categorical variables.
Numeric variables were calculated with mean and SD whereas categorical as frequency and percentages.
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