dichotomous variable


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dichotomous variable

A variable that alternates between just two values, e.g., dead or alive; male or female; positive or negative.
Synonym: binary variable
See also: variable
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High school employment (created) was a dichotomous variable that indicated paid work experience anytime between one year prior to Wave 1 to the Wave 3 interview if the individual was in high school during that time.
First, two dichotomous variables for caregiver's physical health and mental health were created to indicate high risk.
The estimated coefficient on the Wave 3 dichotomous variable ([W.
To approximate relative risks, adjusted odds ratios and their 95% confidence intervals were calculated from the regression coefficients and standard errors for each dichotomous variable, and t values were calculated for the pregnancy avoidance index.
The two variables were combined into a single dichotomous variable indicating whether any type of abuse had occurred.
Dichotomous variables, TEN REP and SAT_REP are also included in the model to control for non-reporting of any of the explanatory variables.
The dichotomous variable for adjacent states suggests that there could be industry clusters that overlap borders, increasing trade between states that share a common border.
For dichotomous variables, a series of 2x2 chi-square analyses were conducted to examine differences in men's engagement in FWBRs during the semester.
The dichotomous variable "Course" received the value 1 when the student was linked to the course in Accounting, and 0 when linked to the course in Economics.
it], is a dichotomous variable indicating whether an individual i has private LTC insurance coverage at year t.
The dependent variable in Equation (2) is a dichotomous variable, equal to one if the player spent any time at all on the DL during season t, and zero otherwise, so this equation is estimated by logit regression.
Note that if a reported correlation is between a continuous variable X and a truly dichotomous variable Y (e.