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What are some examples of demographics?

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Some examples of demographics include age, sex, education, income and race. Demographics are a collection of statistical data used to describe a population. For example, the United States population in 2013 was 50.8 percent female.

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Demographics are facts that contain no opinions, and they can be labeled and categorized. Examples of demographic questions include:

  • What is your date of birth?
  • What is the highest grade or year of school that you completed?
  • How would you describe yourself, in terms of race?
  • How many children live in your household?

Demographic questions often come with a set of options, and the participant can choose one or possibly more as an answer. For example, a question asking marital status can have married, never been married, divorced, widowed and separated as answer options.

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