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data

for the puposes of data protection legislation, data is information which is being processed by means of equipment operating automatically in response to instructions given for that purpose, is recorded with the intention that it should be processed by means of such equipment, or is recorded as part of a relevant filing system or with the intention that it should form part of a relevant filing system. It need not be held on a computer.
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If such data collections prove infeasible due to the enormous effort and labor that would be needed, however, future researchers should consider height-volume estimations, similar to the data collection form used in our study, with the noted confidence in ordinal data with ordered levels (Agresti, 2010).
For ordinal data, weighted kappa scores along with percent exact agreement and percent exact agreement within one point on the ordinal scale were used.
Regression models for ordinal data, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society.
However, as already intimated above, there are inherent problems with this approach when using ordinal data, which are largely ignored.
METHODS: We tailored and extended the profile regression approach to the analysis of case-control studies, allowing for the analysis of ordinal data and the computation of posterior odds ratios.
Answers provided useful nominal and ordinal data which were used in the following analysis.
Among these are parallel group superiority trials with normal data, bioequivalence trials, precision-based clinical trials with normal data, non-inferiority trials with binary data, clinical trials with ordinal data, and clinical trials with survival data.
Categorical data were compared using Fisher's exact test and ordinal data using the Mann-Whitney U test.
Ordinal data on the coping strategies were compared with continuous or ordinal variables, such as age or social support, using regression and the Spearman coefficient.