categoric variable

categoric variable

one of the variables that are not continuous but instead put data into categories, like gender.
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We controlled for it by including it in the model as a categoric variable, since the association was not a linear one.
Race/ethnicity constitutes a categoric variable representing the racial or Hispanic ethnicity of the respondent: Hispanic/Latino, black/African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American/Alaskan native, white, other race/ethnicity, or missing race/ethnicity.
Since this was a categoric variable for which dummies were created, two variable states (high and low) are shown.
There are six categoric variables and one, annual personal income, in continuous form.
Categoric variables were compared using the chi-square test or Fisher exact test when appropriate.
The quantitative variables were expressed as mean [+ or -] standard deviation and categoric variables as number of cases (%).
Pearson's Chi Square test or Fisher's exact test is used to study categoric variables and unpaired 't' test is used for studying continuous variables.
The relationships between gene mutation status and the clinicopathologic features were analyzed using the [chi square] test and Fisher exact test for categoric variables, and the Wilcoxon rank sum test for continuous variables.
The groups were compared using Student's t-test for numeric variables and Chi-square test for categoric variables.
Oil shocks provide another set of categoric variables, with inputs of a series of zeros except for ones in 1974 and 1975, 1979 and 1980--the main years for economic impacts from shortages and price increases in energy (see Baily, 1981, and Fischer, 1996, for effects of fuel inflation on business and on society).