Measuring Correlation, Association, Reliability and Validity

35 Computing Correlations Based on Ranks

Computing Spearman’s Rank Order Statistic and Kendall’s Tau B

Using Spearman Rank

Kenadll’s tau is a method by which to compute the consistency of pairs of ranks – concordance and discordance

 

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Applied Statistics in Healthcare Research by William J. Montelpare, Ph.D., Emily Read, Ph.D., Teri McComber, Alyson Mahar, Ph.D., and Krista Ritchie, Ph.D. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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