Some benefits of dichotomization
in psychiatric and criminological research.
This has occasionally led to well-publicised controversy, when `local custom' has clashed with the law, especially in regard to the treatment of women (see Jessep 1991, Senge et al 1992), another issue arising from the dichotomization
of law and custom which, unfortunately, I do not have space to address here.
is another example of our brand dichotomization
opportunity," concluded Caporella.
To simplify the presentation and interpretation of results, we tested the same dichotomization
of wait times in the random effects logistic regression.
of the patient group was done according to the cut-point for survivin found earlier (6) or by the median level of the variants described here.
Accordingly, the statistical validity and efficiency of the BMD is higher using the hybrid approach, compared with methods involving dichotomization
of a continuous outcome (Crump 2002; West and Kodell 1999).
Bloom is derided only insofar as he lives the dichotomization
of rationalisms and "culture" both consciously and unconsciously; the idea of a connection of sides, a potential harmony, receives the full force of the sting.
The Neoclassical Dichotomization
of Economic Theory.
That is, any differences attributable to quality would be most apparent as a result of the dichotomization
This opens up for inquiry what the appropriate behavior is toward particular states, unhindered by the distracting implications of either an ultimately false category (death) or a false dichotomization
(life versus death).
of continuous variables, imperfect construct validity, attrition), assuming that if the meta-analyst is sufficiently diligent in identifying and correcting for artifacts, all the variability in the true effect sizes will disappear (Hunter & Schmidt, 1990).
Although some researchers used dichotomization
(fair/poor versus good/very good/excellent) for the categorical self-rated health (Kennedy et al.