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Cameron McIntosh <cnm100@hotmail.com> |

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STATA LIST <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu> |

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RE: st: Can Spearman's rho be used to measure of the degree of association between two binary variables ? |

Date |
Sun, 20 May 2012 16:54:25 -0400 |

How does the tetrachoric compare to these? Ogasawara, H. (2010). Accurate distribution and its asymptotic expansion for the tetrachoric correlation coefficient. Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 101(4), 936-948. Ledesma, R.D., Macbeth, G., & Valero-Mora, P. (2011). Software for Computing the Tetrachoric Correlation Coefficient. Revista Latinoamericana de Psicología, 43(1), 181-189. http://openjournal.konradlorenz.edu.co/index.php/rlpsi/article/viewFile/459/463 Greer, T., Dunlap, W.P., & Beatty, G.O. (2003). A Monte Carlo Evaluation of the Tetrachoric Correlation Coefficient. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 63(6), 931-950. Bonett, D.G., & Price, R.M. (2005). Inferential Methods for the Tetrachoric Correlation Coefficient. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 30(2), 213-225. Long, M.A., Berry, K.J., & Milke, P.W., Jr. (2009). Tetrachoric Correlation: A Permutation Alternative. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 69(3), 429-437. Cam > Date: Sun, 20 May 2012 12:31:52 -0800 > From: bioestatistico@inbox.com > Subject: st: Can Spearman's rho be used to measure of the degree of association between two binary variables ? > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > > Hello, > Can Spearman's rho be used to measure of the degree of association between two binary variables ? > I was wondering if Spearman's rho could be adequate because I have used the phi coefficient to quantify association among several binary variables and the results are identifical compared with Spearman's rho coefficient . > Best regards, > Marcos Vinicius > > ____________________________________________________________ > GET FREE SMILEYS FOR YOUR IM & EMAIL - Learn more at http://www.inbox.com/smileys > Works with AIM®, MSN® Messenger, Yahoo!® Messenger, ICQ®, Google Talk™ and most webmails > > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**Follow-Ups**:**RE: st: Can Spearman's rho be used to measure of the degree of association between two binary variables ?***From:*Marcos Vinicius <bioestatistico@inbox.com>

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