Types of biological variables

Mayya, Shreemathi S and Monteiro, Ashma Dorothy and Ganapathy, Sachit (2017) Types of biological variables. Journal of Thoracic Disease, 3 (2). pp. 1-4. ISSN 2072-1439

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Identification and description of variables used in any study is a necessary component in biomedical research. Statistical analyses rely on the type of variables that are involved in the study. In this short article, we introduce the different types of biological variables. A researcher has to be familiar with the type of variable he/she is dealing with in his/her research to decide about appropriate graphs/diagrams, summary measures and statistical analysis.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Biological variables; discrete variables; continuous variables; categorical variables.
Subjects: Departments at MU > Statistics
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2017 04:18
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2017 04:18
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/149177

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