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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They cover describing and examining data, creating and using graphs, comparing one or two means using the t-test, correlation and regression, analysis of categorical data, analysis of variance and covariance, non-parametric analysis procedures, logistical regression, and factor analysis.

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