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Term: Spearman's Rank-Order Correlation

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-07-31


A correlation coefficient used to describe the degree of relationship between a predictor and outcome variable when they have both been measured on ordinal scales.

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  • De Coster C, Chateau D, Dahl M, Soodeen RA, McKeen N. Waiting Times for Surgery, Manitoba 1999/2000 to 2003/04. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2007. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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