ordinalCont: Ordinal Regression Analysis for Continuous Scales

A regression framework for response variables which are continuous self-rating scales such as the Visual Analog Scale (VAS) used in pain assessment, or the Linear Analog Self-Assessment (LASA) scales in quality of life studies. These scales measure subjects' perception of an intangible quantity, and cannot be handled as ratio variables because of their inherent non-linearity. We treat them as ordinal variables, measured on a continuous scale. A function (the g function) connects the scale with an underlying continuous latent variable. The link function is the inverse of the CDF of the assumed underlying distribution of the latent variable. A variety of link functions are currently implemented.

Package details

AuthorMaurizio Manuguerra [aut, cre], Gillian Heller [aut]
MaintainerMaurizio Manuguerra <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL (>= 2)
Version2.0.0
Package repositoryView on CRAN
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install.packages("ordinalCont")

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