One categorical covariate

Part of the Statistics for Biology and Health book series (SBH, volume 0)


In this chapter, we discuss one of the two building blocks of regression models, namely models including only a single categorical covariate. This means that we compare groups, such as treatments, countries, stature groups based on body mass index, diet types, age groups, and so on.


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© Springer New York 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. BiostatisticsUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagen KDenmark

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