polychotomous


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polychotomous

(ˌpɒlɪˈkɒtəməs)
adj
divided into multiple parts
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Y = is polychotomous variable demonstrating off-farm activity type participation;
As a first step a polychotomous variable ranging from one to four was constructed where "1" showed the minimum vaccination while "4" shows complete vaccination against all diseases.
This sophisticated method has become increasingly useful in empirical studies to counter selection bias problems with polychotomous choices (e.
As a predictive analysis, multinomial logistic regression is appropriate for this study because it describes the relationship between a polychotomous dependent nominal variable and a mixture of continuous and binary independent variables (Liao, 1994).
They also argue that polychotomous scales generates smaller but more errors, while dichotomous scales generates larger but fewer of them.
A total of 90 telephone questionnaires were conducted using multiple-choice questions and polychotomous responses, where the person being questioned is asked to select one or more options.
Quarter 1 served as the reference category for the seasonal polychotomous dummy variable.
A comparison of three polychotomous Rasch models for super-item analysis.
Nonparametric Identification and Estimation of Polychotomous Choice Models.
The topics include examples of survival data analysis, some well-known parametric survival distributions and their applications, parametric methods for comparing two survival distributions, non-proportional hazards models for identifying prognostic factors related to survival time, and identifying risk factors related to dichotomous and polychotomous outcomes.
Unidimensionality and cumulativeness of the Loneliness Scale using Mokken Scale Analysis for polychotomous items.
The multinomial logit is designed for this type of polychotomous variable and is a generalized form of the logit model (Maddala 1983, 59-60).