Mantel-Haenszel Test

The Mantel-Haenszel Test is used to determine if there is a linear trend or relationship between two ordinal variables.

Assumptions for the Mantel-Haenszel Test:

  • There are two ordinal variables
  • There is an assumed linear relationship between the variables

Using SPSS for the Mantel-Haenszel Test:

Example using the Mantel-Haenszel Test:
In this study on Can Macrocirculation Changes Predict Nonhealing Diabetic Foot Ulcers?, the Mantel-Haenszel Test was one of several tests used in the analysis. The ordinal variables were a computed tomographic angiography and Doppler ultrasound score on an ordinal 0 to 4 points scale (as a measure of the macrocirulation) which were compared to compared to ordinal categories of the TcpO2 (as a measure of the microcirculation).

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