Continuous variable and dependent categorical, Which test?

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Continuous variable and dependent categorical, Which test?

Postby Ahmedhassan » Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:39 pm

Hi, I question as a new SPSS user (I use version 20)
I want to find a relation/correlation/association between an independent continous parametric variable and dependent categorical variable
Example:
Effect of systolic BP readings ( continuous independent parametric variable ) On Stroke event (Dependent categorical variable, either stroke happened =1 or not 0 ). i.e. The question is there any association between higher readings of systolic BP and stroke events, in other words the higher systolic BP reading the more stroke happened.

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Re: Continuous variable and dependent categorical, Which tes

Postby statman » Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:31 am

Look into CATREG and see if that is what you need
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Re: Continuous variable and dependent categorical, Which tes

Postby Ahmedhassan » Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:32 am

Thanks for help,
Is it categorical regression analysis or logistic regression ??
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Re: Continuous variable and dependent categorical, Which tes

Postby statman » Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:48 pm

Categorical

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Re: Continuous variable and dependent categorical, Which tes

Postby GerineL » Wed Oct 16, 2013 1:39 pm

statman, also for my information, why do you think it is categorical?
I have always used logistic with a dichotomous outcome var...
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Re: Continuous variable and dependent categorical, Which tes

Postby statman » Thu Oct 17, 2013 2:22 pm

My fault Guture, I miss-read that the DV was binary

BLR is the way to go

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