dichotomic variable

dichotomic variable

[¦dī·kə¦täm·ik ′ver·ē·ə·bəl]
(quantum mechanics)
A variable with a range consisting of two values; used, for example, to describe a particle with spin ½.
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Variable considered in mass appraisal modelling PRICE In Euro DATE Measured in month ELEVATOR Dichotomic variable assuming or not the presence of an elevator BALCONY Balcony measured in sq.
The explicative relationships between the variables were studied with a binary logistic regression model, since the dependent variable (performance) is a dichotomic variable.
Border Dummy is a dichotomic variable that takes the value of one if the countries share a common border, zero otherwise.
The correlations between the predictor variable and the dependent variables were analyzed, using Pearson's correlation coefficient for quantitative variables and the point-biserial correlation coefficient for dichotomic variables.
All these were coded as dichotomic variables, being scored with 0 or 1 point, depending on their absence or presence.
Table 2 Frequency contrast of socio-demographic and social relations qualitative variables between being or no a case of dissocial behavior by chi-square tests Dichotomic variables df N [chi square] Gender 1 194 14.
We used the coding method "parameterization of reference cell" to code the dichotomic variables, assigning the value (0) to the categories Female (Sex), Medicine /High School), Public (Middle School Teaching Institution) and Montevideo (Location), and the value (1) for the categories Male, Engineering, Private and Inland.