Qualitative - Binary, Nominal and Ordinal Data Analysis in Medical Science

Authors

  • Swati Patel

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.55489/njcm.130920222200

Keywords:

categorical data analysis, Nominal data, Ordinal Data, Binary data

Abstract

The outcome of any medical research is belonged to the human beings. The correct application of statistical test has its paramount importance. This article provides the details of categorical data analysis test with example and with its interpretation. It is included when to use Chi-square test (2*2 & R*C), Yate`s Correction, Fisher Exact test, Mc Nemartest manually as well as using Open Epi and R codes.

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Published

2022-09-30

How to Cite

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Patel S. Qualitative - Binary, Nominal and Ordinal Data Analysis in Medical Science. Natl J Community Med [Internet]. 2022 Sep. 30 [cited 2024 May 29];13(09):663-8. Available from: https://njcmindia.com/index.php/file/article/view/2200

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Continuous Medical Education