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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Categorical Data Slide 1 of 45 Introduction to Applied Categorical Data Analysis Edpsy 590AT/Psych 593 CA Carolyn J. Anderson Department of Educational Psychology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Data Sampling Models for Categorical Data Poisson Sampling The Binomial Distribution Inferences Regarding Proportion Introduction to Categorical Data Slide 2 of 45 Outline Data Sampling Models Poisson Distribution Binominal Distribution Inferences regarding proportions Data Data Examples of Nominal Variables Ordinal Variables Examples of Ordinal Variables Nominal or Ordinal? Importance of Context More Types of Data More Types of Data Another Classification of Variables Principles of Data Analysis Sampling Models for Categorical Data Poisson Sampling The Binomial Distribution Inferences Regarding Proportion Introduction to Categorical Data Slide 3 of 45 Data Continuous/Numerical/Quantitative : Measurement on these Variables are made on an interval or ratio scale. e.g., Income of a respondent to a survey Height Weight Age Reaction time Blood pressure Crop yield per acre Categorical/Discrete/Qualitative: Measures on categorical or discrete variables consist of assigning observations to one of a number of categories. The categories may be either Unordered. Ordered. Data Data Examples of Nominal Variables Ordinal Variables Examples of Ordinal Variables Nominal or Ordinal? Importance of Context More Types of Data More Types of Data Another Classification of Variables Principles of Data Analysis Sampling Models for Categorical Data Poisson Sampling The Binomial Distribution Inferences Regarding Proportion Introduction to Categorical Data Slide 4 of 45 Examples of Nominal Variables There is no natural ordering of the categories; the ordering is arbitrary. Names of plants native to East Central Illinois Region of residence of survey respondent Telephone numbers Zip-codes Gender Occupation Race/ethincity Students major field of study Numbers on football jerseys Received flu vaccination or not. Dead/alive High school program type Types of behaviors (e.g., aggressive, assertive, passive, etc.) Data Data Examples of Nominal Variables Ordinal Variables Examples of Ordinal Variables Nominal or Ordinal? Importance of Context More Types of Data More Types of Data Another Classification of Variables Principles of Data Analysis Sampling Models for Categorical Data Poisson Sampling The Binomial Distribution Inferences Regarding Proportion Introduction to Categorical Data Slide 5 of 45 Ordinal Variables There is a natural ordering of the categories; the order in not arbitrary....
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