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Trend Tests For Binary Data

Environmental Health

  1. Chris Corcoran

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vat005

Encyclopedia of Environmetrics

Encyclopedia of Environmetrics

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Corcoran, C. 2006. Trend Tests For Binary Data. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 6.

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  1. Utah State University, UT, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006


In the context of biomedical studies (particularly in fields such as environmental toxicology or epidemiology), trend tests are widely used to detect a dose–response relationship between ordered levels of some exposure and the probability of a binary outcome of interest.