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Categorical Data Analysis in JMP

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Term: Fall 2021

Date: November 17th, 2021

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Online only

Instructors: Frances McCarty, Jennifer Van Mullekom, & Katherine Miller

Presented By: Statistical Applications & Innovations Group (SAIG)



Categorical data arises in many fields through a variety of studies. In many cases it can be analyzed with simple methods and basic point-and-click software. We will discuss some common methods of analyzing and plotting categorical data with the statistical software platform JMP. The following topics will be covered:

• Simple JMP commands needed for categorical analysis

• Basic categorical data plots Checking assumptions with plots and tests

• One- and two-variable chi-square tests Fisher’s exact test

No previous coding experience is required! Bring your laptop with JMP installed on your machine, which is available through the Virginia Tech Software Distribution service.

If you already have JMP on your laptop, make sure it is the most up to date version.