A wilcoxon-type test for trend
Article first published online: 12 OCT 2006
Copyright © 1985 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Statistics in Medicine
Volume 4, Issue 1, pages 87–90, January/March 1985
How to Cite
Cuzick, J. (1985), A wilcoxon-type test for trend. Statist. Med., 4: 87–90. doi: 10.1002/sim.4780040112
- Issue published online: 12 OCT 2006
- Article first published online: 12 OCT 2006
- Manuscript Revised: 8 JUN 1984
- Manuscript Received: 16 FEB 1984
- Wilcoxon rank-sum test;
- Mann-Whitney test;
- Trend test
An extension of the Wilcoxon rank-sum test is developed to handle the situation in which a variable is measured for individuals in three or more (ordered) groups and a non-parametric test for trend across these groups is desired. The uses of the test are illustrated by two examples from cancer research.