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Date:   Tue, 16 Jun 2009 08:06:45 -0400
Reply-To:   Art@DrKendall.org
Sender:   "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   Art Kendall <Art@DrKendall.org>
Organization:   Social Research Consultants
Subject:   Re: Ordinal predictor: Can be treated Continuous?
Comments:   To: Eins Bernardo <einsbernardo@yahoo.com.ph>
In-Reply-To:   <344212.38586.qm@web76106.mail.sg1.yahoo.com>
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see CATREG where you can see the effects of different measurement assumptions.

Art Kendall Social Research Consultants Eins Bernardo wrote: > Hi all, > > One of the independent variables in my logistic regression is > "education of mother" which is ordinal with values 1 to 4 (1 being > elementary and 4 being postgraduate). Can I consider it as continuous > rather than categorical so that my interpretation of the exp(B) for > example would be the log odds for Y=1 (my dependent) is higher when > the mother has more eduation? > > Eins > > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > Fast, Ad-free, Unlimited Storage - Yahoo! Mail allows you to have it > all. <http://ph.mail.yahoo.com>


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