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a.1.(Bot.) Subdivided into many distinct subordinate parts, which, however, not being jointed to the petiole, are not true leaflets; - said of leaves.
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These techniques allow dealing not only with normal continuous outcomes, but also with non-normal continuous, dichotomous and polytomous categorical outcome variables (6).
Thelinear trend (Wald test) was tested in the ordered polytomous categorical variables, and heterogeneity was tested in the non-ordered ones.
Dimensionality assessment of ordered polytomous items with Parallel Analysis.
Instead, the scores on the abovementioned four classifications of the sentences were aggregated and four polytomous items or testlets were constructed.
Maximum likelihood estimation of two-level latent variable models with mixed continuous and polytomous data.
Dreassi, "Polytomous disease mapping to detect uncommon risk factors for related diseases," Biometrical Journal, vol.
The polytomous variables (neglect, physical abuse, condom use, marital status and level of education) were recategorised for the bivariate and multivariate models, and grouped into two categories (yes and no).
Here, we use polytomous regression analysis to identify clinical and epidemiological characteristics associated with unfavorable treatment outcomes among TB-HIV co-infected patients in Brazil.
Treatment outcomes of tuberculosis patients in Brazilian prisons: a polytomous regression analysis.