Correspondence analysis in medical research.

  title={Correspondence analysis in medical research.},
  author={Martyn Greenacre},
  journal={Statistical methods in medical research},
  volume={1 1},
Various applications of correspondence analysis to biomedical data are presented. The basic concepts of profile, mass and chi-squared distance are introduced in an initial simple example using data on the relationship between headache types and age. The main result of the correspondence analysis is a geometric map of this relationship showing how the relative frequencies of headache types change with age. A second example maps the association between personality types and various medical… CONTINUE READING

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