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A novel method for modelling interaction between categorical variables

Sweeney and Ulveling introduced weighted effect coding, in which the estimates for certain nominal and ordinal variables are deviations from the arithmetic mean, usually from a sample. Weighted effect coding can also be applied to regression models with interaction effects, according to this study. The added effects observed over and above the model's main results reported by these interactions are shown by the weighted effect coded interactions. These interactions show the additional effects that were not present in the model without these interactions. We use OLS regression charts for didactical reasons, but weighted effect coded interactions can be used in any generalized linear model.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.31235/osf.io/ppn9f


The Merit-based Incentive Payment System: Pearson’s Chi-Square and Categorical Dependent Variable Models Analyzed for Domains—Effective Clinical Care and Efficiency/Cost Reduction

Background: Following the repeal of the Sustainable Growth Rate formula in 2015, two payment schemes were introduced to incentivize physicians, one of which was the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, which was one of which was reimbursed to physicians. Objects: This report seeks to determine characteristics of MIPS relevant to National Quality Strategy domains, quality measurement methods, and clinical specialties; categorize MIPS with NQS domains and quality control standards by MIPS specialty areas; and quantify the relationship between MIPS specialties, measurement methods, and two NQS domains, Effective Clinical Care and Cost Reduction, for years 2017 to 2020; and Objectives: This study aims to determine characteristics of MIPS relevant to National Quality Strategy domains The dependent and independent variables were determined by the dependent and independent variables. The Categorical Dependent Variable Method investigated the relationship between the dependent and independent variables. The incentive program's re-allocating of the incentive program to include more success measures aligned with PROMs has the potential to increase reporting of new outcome measures under MIPS.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.36469/jheor.2021.29971


Typologies: Forming Concepts and Creating Categorical Variables

Abstract This essay introduces the categories and typologies as an optic for investigating concept formation and measurement. It also gives an overview of typologies' numerous contributions to typologies and features numerous examples from various subfields of political science. In addition, the role of typologies in concept design, the origins and terms of the typology's cells, and the role of ideal forms are discussed. Finally, it explores typologies' contributions to measuring empirical and theoretical change, as well as to data structuration in empirical research.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199286546.003.0007

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