[R] correlation between nominal and ordinal

Mathew Guilfoyle mrguilfoyle at gmail.com
Sat Sep 2 05:42:12 CEST 2017

Any of the usual rank correlation methods should be fine if you're expecting a monotonic relationship e.g. Spearman's rho or Kendall's tau.

> On 1 Sep 2017, at 21:25, merlinverdecia at infomed.sld.cu wrote:
> I would be very grateful if you would tell me how I can find the degree of correlation between a nominal dependent variable and an independent ordinal variable. The nominal variable has only two levels: YES and NO.
> thank you very much in advance
> regards,
> merlin
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