categoric data

categoric data

[kat′əgôr′ik]
Etymology: Gk, kategorikos, affirmation; L, datus, giving
(in research) any data that are classified by name rather than by number, such as race, religion, ethnicity, or marital status. Also called nominal data.
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Differences between the values in categoric data were statistically analyzed using the [chi square] test or Fisher exact test.
We used the Mantel-Haenszel test to compare categoric data from groups of patients.