Does the level of education, hours spent watching television, and hours spent working
every week has an effect on someone’s income?
A person’s income or salary cannot be explained by his level of education, hours he
spend watching television, and the hours he spend working every day (Fisher et al., 2018).
This can be viewed as a correlation study. Correlation study or research designs are
usually used when we have more than one quantitative variable which are considered to be in the
same group of items or subjects. For this reason, our main intention will be determine if there is
an actual relationship between the variables.
The Dependent Variable/ How It Is Measured
The dependent variable in our case is the income of the respondent. This can be
considered as a metric variable and is usually measured by using an interval scale (Fisher et al.,
Independent Variable/How it is measured
The independent variable in this particular case is the actual number of hours the person
works in a week. For this reason, we can also co...
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