Harvard Biostatistics Multiple Lecture Courses

Categorical variables vs. continuous variable

The cost of dichotomising continuous variables

Source: Altman DG, Royston P. The cost of dichotomising continuous variables. BMJ : British Medical Journal. 2006;332(7549):1080.

How to access: This is accessible via the PubMed Central (free).

Contents: This is a brief note about discretizing the continuous variable for the analysis.

Example(s) used in this: No specific examples

Prior math/stat knowledge to fully understand materials: None