Against quantiles: Categorization of continuous variables in epidemiologic research, and its discontents Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bias (Epidemiology)
  • Diffusion of Innovation
  • Epidemiologic Research Design
  • Models, Statistical

abstract

  • The use of quantiles is often inadequate for epidemiologic research with continuous variables.

publication date

  • March 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3353173

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1186/1471-2288-12-21

PubMed ID

  • 22375553

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 21

volume

  • 12