PROPHET StatGuide: Categorical Analysis--Analyzing data classified by categories
The full version of StatGuide for categorical analysis will be available in a
future release. In the meantime, to properly analyze and interpret
results of categorical analysis, you should be familiar with the following terms and
If you are not familiar with these terms and concepts, you are advised to
consult with a statistician. Failure to understand and properly apply
categorical analysis may result in drawing erroneous conclusions from your data.
Additionally, you may want to consult the following references:
- Agresti, A. 1990.
Categorical Data Analysis. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
- Agresti, A. 1996.
An Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
- Bishop, Y. M. M., Fienberg, S. E., and Holland, P. W. 1975.
Discrete Multivariate Analysis. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
- Brownlee, K. A. 1965. Statistical Theory and Methodology
in Science and Engineering. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
- Conover, W. J. 1980. Practical Nonparametric Statistics. 2nd ed.
New York: John Wiley & Sons.
- Daniel, Wayne W. 1978. Applied Nonparametric Statistics.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
- Rosner, Bernard. 1995. Fundamentals of Biostatistics.
4th ed. Belmont, California: Duxbury Press.
- Sokal, Robert R. and Rohlf, F. James. 1995. Biometry. 3rd. ed.
New York: W. H. Freeman and Co.
- Zar, Jerrold H. 1996. Biostatistical Analysis. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ:
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