Frequency of appropriate and inappropriate presentation and analysis methods of ordered categorical data in the veterinary dermatology literature from January 2003 to June 2006.

@article{Plant2007FrequencyOA,
  title={Frequency of appropriate and inappropriate presentation and analysis methods of ordered categorical data in the veterinary dermatology literature from January 2003 to June 2006.},
  author={Jon D Plant and Jack N Giovanini and Aurora Villarroel},
  journal={Veterinary dermatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={
          260-6
        }
}
Clinical outcomes that are difficult to measure directly are often graded with ordinal scales in the veterinary dermatology literature to approximate objective evaluation. Ordered categorical scales require statistical presentation and analysis methods consistent with the structure of the data. The objective of this study was to determine the frequency of inappropriate presentation and analysis methods of ordered categorical data in the recent veterinary dermatology literature. A total of 62… CONTINUE READING

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