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Date:         Tue, 14 Feb 2006 15:12:28 +0100
Reply-To:     "adel F." <adel_tangi@YAHOO.FR>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         "adel F." <adel_tangi@YAHOO.FR>
Subject:      Re: Nominal to ordinal
Comments: To: saslist@DATAMETRIC.FR
In-Reply-To:  <1139925441.43f1e1c1c47df@ssl0.ovh.net>
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Thanks Stéphane, This is exactly what I was looking for. Sorry for the confusion for all other persons who kindly reply to my question Cheers Adel

Stéphane Colas <saslist@DATAMETRIC.FR> a écrit : INPUT() sorry, to convert from text to num.

Stéphane.

Selon "adel F." :

> I want to have the variable in best12. type and not in a text. > > I want to compute correlation between this variable and an other one, when > it is as a text, I can not have the correlation > > Thanks > > Peter Flom a écrit : > >>> "adel F." 2/14/2006 6:30 am >>> wrote > <<< > I do not remember how to transform a variable with values 0,1,2,3 coded in a > nominal scale, to an ordinal scale . > >>> > > As others have pointed out, you can't transform a nominal scale to an ordinal > one. OTOH, if the responses are already numbers, then it is already not only > coded as ordinal, but as ratio, it's a question of what to do with the values > once you've got them. > > So, why don't you tell us what you're trying to do? Then maybe we can help > you try to do it. What are these values? > > > Peter > > Peter L. Flom, PhD > Assistant Director, Statistics and Data Analysis Core > Center for Drug Use and HIV Research > National Development and Research Institutes > 71 W. 23rd St > http://cduhr.ndri.org > www.peterflom.com > New York, NY 10010 > (212) 845-4485 (voice) > (917) 438-0894 (fax) > > > > --------------------------------- > Nouveau : téléphonez moins cher avec Yahoo! Messenger ! Découvez les tarifs > exceptionnels pour appeler la France et l'international.Téléchargez la > version beta. >

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