qualitative

Definitions

Economics

  • Referring only to the characteristics of something being described, rather than exact numerical measurement.
  • Indicative only of relative sizes or magnitudes, rather than their numerical values. A qualitative comparison would say whether one thing is larger, smaller, or equal to another, without specifying the size of any difference. As opposed to quantitative.

Marketing

  • adjective referring to quality

Medical

  • adjective referring to a study in which descriptive information is collected.
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