categorical data

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categorical data

[‚kad·ə¦gör·i·kəl ′dad·ə]
(statistics)
Data separable into categories that are mutually exclusive, for example, age groups.
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Descriptive analysis of categorical data was presented in terms of frequencies and percentages whereas that for continuous variables was expressed as mean +- standard deviation.
However, later developments extended these models for the analysis of categorical data and the mean structure (Joreskog & Sorbom, 2001).
Wald (1947) and now widely used in engineering, agriculture, and computing, provides a simple model for the analysis of categorical data.

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