Title

Measures of Association

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2005

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Abstract

This contribution provides an overview of the commonly used measures of association for categorical variables. The discussion of these measures is broken down by (1) the size of the contingency table, (2) the measurement scale of the variables involved, and (3) the interpretability of the measure.

Comments

This article was also published in the 1st edition of Encyclopedia of Biostatistics (1998): http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/38258277.

DOI

10.1002/0470011815.b2a10001