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Regression with independent variables as level (Low=1, Medium=2, High=3) [duplicate]

I have the following data : ...
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Does ordering matter for logistic regression features (Titanic problem on Kaggle)? [duplicate]

I'm a beginner in machine learning. I'm working on the Titanic problem on Kaggle. One of the features in this problem is the passenger class. The passenger class can be either 1st, 2nd, or 3rd class. ...
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Continuous dependent variable with ordinal independent variable

Given a continuous dependent variable y and independent variables including an ordinal variable X1, how do I fit a linear model in R? Are there papers about this ...
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Is there Factor analysis or PCA for ordinal or binary data?

I have completed the principal component analysis (PCA), exploratory factor analysis (EFA), and confirmatory factor analysis (CFA), treating data with likert scale (5-level responses: none, a little, ...
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Looking for function to fit sigmoid-like curve

I'm looking for a function to fit sigmoid-like curves, from experimental data points. The model (the function) doesn't matter, it doesn't have to be physically relevant, I just want to be able to ...
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Logit with ordinal independent variables

In a logit model, is there a smarter way to determine the effect of an independent ordinal variable than to use dummy variables for each level?
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Correlation coefficient between a (non-dichotomous) nominal variable and a numeric (interval) or an ordinal variable

I've already read all the pages in this site trying to find the answer to my problem but no one seems to be the right one form me... First I explain you the kind of data I'm working with... Let's ...
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3answers
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Can I use multiple regression when I have mixed categorical and continuous predictors?

It looks like you can use coding for one categorical variable, but I have two categorical and one continuous predictor variable. Can i use multiple regression for this in SPSS and if so how? thanks!
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Logistic regression and ordinal independent variables

I have found this post: Yes. The coefficient reflects the change in log odds for each increment of change in the ordinal predictor. This (very common) model specification assumes the the predictor ...
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Non-parametric measure of strength of association between an ordinal and a continuous random variable

I'm throwing here the problem as I received it. I have two random variables. One of which is continuous (Y) and the other one which is discrete and will be approached as ordinal (X). I put below the ...
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Jonckheere-Terpstra interpretation

I am running the Jonckheere-Terpstra in place of Kruskal-Wallis test, as my factor is in ordinal scale (i.e. groups can be ordered). The Asymptotic significance (2-tailed) is 0.000, so it seems there ...
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Coding for an ordered covariate

I am performing ordinal regression, I have 5 response categories and several predictors both continuous and categorical. I would like to add a predictor which is categorical but ordered (1, 2, 3, 4). ...
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Coding as a categorical or continuous variable?

I have a question/IV in my study which has been answered: 1- No 2- Do not know 3- Sometimes 4- Yes I was advised to remove the answer 2 (all do not know ...
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Ordinal independent variables and ordinal regression method

In my research I have one concept consisting of six attributes. This whole concept forms my dependent variable. So basically I have six dependent variables measured on ordinal scale (five point Likert ...
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Ordinal or binomial regression?

I have designed a question and now intend to use SPSS to analyse the results: My dependent variable is: intention to vote. Yes or No. My independent variables are: a series of question ranked on a ...

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