MARKOV (or MARKOV1) fits the models [A][B] , [AB] [BC], [AB] [BC] [CD]. ...
The default from data indeicates that the variables are ordered based on the order of occurrence of the levels in the dataset, as explained in "How should my data be setup? To reorder the variables, enter either
For example, for the sample data of Hair Color x Eye Color x Sex you can rearrange the variables in the order Sex, Hair, Eye by entering either of the lines below in this field:
sex hair eye 3 1 2
VAR= HAIR EYE COUNT Black Brown 68 Brown Brown 119 Red Brown 26 Blond Brown 7If the variables are rearranged and you choose from data, the levels of Hair Color will remain in the order in they appear in the data -- Black, Brown, Red, Blond (ordered by hair darkness). If you choose by value, the levels of Hair Color will be sorted alphabetically -- Black, Blond, Brown, Red -- probably not what you want!