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Date:         Thu, 4 Aug 2005 13:05:27 -0300
Reply-To:     Hector Maletta <hmaletta@fibertel.com.ar>
Sender:       "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Hector Maletta <hmaletta@fibertel.com.ar>
Subject:      Re: factor vs. covariate
Comments: To: yanfang chi <yanfangc@usc.edu>
In-Reply-To:  <de6cb4f64eb0.42f1d9ce@usc.edu>
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Factors are categorical variables, covariates are interval variables. Binaries can be in either group, but polithomous variables should be factors. Also, string variables can only be factors.

Hector

> -----Original Message----- > From: SPSSX(r) Discussion [mailto:SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] > On Behalf Of yanfang chi > Sent: Thursday, August 04, 2005 1:03 PM > To: SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU > Subject: factor vs. covariate > > Dear List: > > I am doing an ordinal regression analysis and there are > several indepent variable. What is the difference if I put > all of them in the factors box vs. one in factor box, the > other several in covariate box? Thanks for any advice. > > > Winny Chi > > yanfangc@usc.edu > > __________ Informacisn de NOD32 1.1185 (20050801) __________ > > Este mensaje ha sido analizado con NOD32 Antivirus System > http://www.nod32.com > >


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