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The body mass index is calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared. There are higher percentages of females in the overweight and obese categories than those found for males, but these calculations are based on very small sample sizes. 23 24 Descriptive Methods In forming groups from continuous variables, we should not allow the data to guide us. We should use our knowledge of the subject matter, and not use the data, in determining the groupings. If we use the data to guide us, it is easy to obtain apparent differences that are not real but only artifacts.
23 24 Descriptive Methods In forming groups from continuous variables, we should not allow the data to guide us. We should use our knowledge of the subject matter, and not use the data, in determining the groupings. If we use the data to guide us, it is easy to obtain apparent differences that are not real but only artifacts. When we encounter categories with no or few observations, we can reduce the number of categories by combining or collapsing these categories into the adjacent categories. 4 the number of obesity levels can be reduced to 3 by combining the underweight and normal categories.