Chapter 4. Comparing two Independent Groups for Ordered Categorical Data

  1. David Machin1,2,3,
  2. Michael J. Campbell3,
  3. Say Beng Tan4,5 and
  4. Sze Huey Tan2

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300710.ch4

Sample Size Tables for Clinical Studies, Third Edition

Sample Size Tables for Clinical Studies, Third Edition

How to Cite

Machin, D., Campbell, M. J., Tan, S. B. and Tan, S. H. (2008) Comparing two Independent Groups for Ordered Categorical Data, in Sample Size Tables for Clinical Studies, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300710.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group, University of Leicester, UK

  2. 2

    Division of Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Sciences, National Cancer Centre, Singapore

  3. 3

    Medical Statistics Unit, School of Health and Related Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

  4. 4

    Singapore Clinical Research Institute, Singapore

  5. 5

    Duke–NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 21 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146500

Online ISBN: 9781444300710

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Keywords:

  • two independent groups for ordered categorical data;
  • ordered categorical data;
  • Mann–Whitney U-test;
  • sample-size calculations for comparisons between two groups;
  • endpoint variables in clinical studies and categories for people;
  • binary case;
  • randomised controlled trial of paracetamol for feverish children

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ordered categorical data

  • Bibliography

  • Examples

  • References