Likert scale

Terms from Statistics for HCI: Making Sense of Quantitative Data

A scale to measure degrees of agreement or satisfaction. The values are often coded as numbers and there is an order but otherwise no specific meaning to the values. This is ordinal data.
An example of survey question using a Likert scale might be:
The top level menu items were: unintelligible – 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – always easy to interpret.

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