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Relationships between categorical dependent variables and other variables and between waiting times and other variables

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Categorical dependent variables and censored data are frequently encountered in veterinary research. Statistical methods for analyzing these types of data will be discussed here. Some of the statistics, such as relative risks, odds ratios, and hazard ratios, may seem rather technical. The effort required to understand them is well spent, however, because they provide important information in many veterinary studies.

Relationships Between Categorical Dependent Variables and Other Variables

The relationship between a categorical dependent variable and another variable is often of interest in veterinary research. For example, a study1 was conducted to determine prognostic indicators for 46 horses

Contributor Notes

Address correspondence to Dr. Shott (stattwit@aol.com).