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One-Way Table

When a table presents data for one, and only one, categorical variable , it is called a one-way table. A one-way table is the tabular equivalent of a bar chart. Like a bar chart, a one-way table displays categorical data in the form of frequency counts and/or relative frequencies .

Below, the bar chart and the one-way table display the same data. Both show frequency counts, representing travel choices of 10 travel agency clients.


Choice USA Europe Asia
Frequency 5 3 2


See also:   AP Statistics Tutorial: One-Way Tables