categorical data

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categorical data

A term used in the context of a clinical trial for data evaluated by sorting values—e.g., severe, moderate and mild—into various categories.

categorical data

data relating to category such as qualitative data, e.g. dog, cat, female. It may be nominal when a name is used, e.g. location, breed, or ordinal when a range of categories is used, e.g. calf, yearling, cow.
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