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Asymmetry Index on Marginal Homogeneity for Square Contingency Tables with Ordered Categories

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For square contingency tables with ordered categories, the present paper considers two kinds of weak marginal homogeneity and gives measures to represent the degree of departure from weak marginal homogeneity. The proposed measures lie between –1 to 1. When the marginal cumulative logistic model or the extended marginal homogeneity model holds, the proposed measures represent the degree of departure from marginal homogeneity. Using these measures, three kinds of unaided distance vision data are analyzed.

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K. Tahata, K. Kawasaki and S. Tomizawa, "Asymmetry Index on Marginal Homogeneity for Square Contingency Tables with Ordered Categories," Open Journal of Statistics, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 198-203. doi: 10.4236/ojs.2012.22023.

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