Low reliability is associated with a high degree of ________.

The detailed description of the procedures used to measure a concept or variable.

The most common form of social measurement.

A personal judgment that an operational definition is an adequate measure of a concept.

Based on a consistent pattern or relationships between the concept being measured and other variables.

Pertains to the question: Does an operational definition produce consistent results?

Identifying the dimensions of a concept is one aspect of ________.

Measuring length of residence by asking “How many years have you lived at your present address?” constitutes ________ level of measurement.

Measuring a person’s social class as lower, working, middle, or upper is an example of ________ level of measurement.

Variables measured at this level include gender, race, and religious affiliation.

The social desirability effect produces ________.

Reliability is a necessary but not a sufficient condition for ________.