NOMINAL SCALE By N., Sam M.S. - 54 is a simple statistical scale whereby data is classified into mutually exclusive categories. Otherwise known as a categorical scale. NOMINAL SCALE: "A nominal scale contains only mutually exclusive categories." Related Psychology Terms ATTITUDE SCALES Terms of Service Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief CATEGORICAL DATA ANALYSIS Evaluation of a Quantitative Study A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION BDI-II Assessment Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "NOMINAL SCALE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nominal-scale/ (accessed August 10, 2022).