The preceding chapter treated the situation in which there are two possible outcomes for the response variable. In this chapter we consider an extension in which the response variable is a discrete variable with more than two outcomes and the categories are ordered. We will take advantage of the ordering to create a single score for each subpopulation and then analyze the scores with the same methods used in Chapters 4 and 5.
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