What is the difference between “long” and “wide” format data?

Category: QuestionsWhat is the difference between “long” and “wide” format data?
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 years ago

In the wide-format, a subject’s repeated responses will be in a single row, and each response is in a separate column. In the long-format, each row is a one-time point per subject. You can recognize data in wide format by the fact that columns generally represent groups.