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Richard Williams <richardwilliams.ndu@gmail.com> |

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

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Mon, 21 May 2012 07:55:05 -0500 |

At 01:56 AM 5/21/2012, Maarten Buis wrote:

On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 12:19 AM, Marcos Vinicius wrote:> I was conducting a multicollinearity diagnostic analysis for alogistic regression using spearman correlation and VIF. Importantdetail:All the covariates are binary variables.Multicollinearity is never a problem, see e.g.: <http://www.stata.com/statalist/archive/2010-07/msg00675.html>, so there is nothing to diagnose. If you want to inspect the association between binary covariates I would look at a table of odds ratios. -- Maarten

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**References**:**Re: st: Can Spearman's rho be used to measure of the degree of association between two binary variables ?***From:*"Richard J. Stoll" <stoll@rice.edu>

**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>

*From:*Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>

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