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    Testing for similarity between countries

    For my thesis, I am looking at the effect of environmental controversies on the profitability of Chinese and European firms. As part of my exploratory analysis, I have to check whether or not the European countries are similar enough to consider them as 1 group. I collected data on economic...
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    Reporting Fisher's exact test (chi squared test)

    Hello, I have conducted some chi squared tests but because the assumption for "minimum expected cell frequency" was violated, I'm using the value for Fisher's exact. However, I don't know how I can report the output. For example, the normal chi squared would be reported like this: χ2 (1...
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    MANOVA or repeated measures anova or ANCOVA?

    Hello! For my thesis I want to compare 3 training groups (2 different types of training and 1 control group) to see the influence on mindfulness-skills and exhaustion level (so 1 IV- type of training- and 2 DV). All the participants get a pre and post test. I'm doing the analysis in SPSS, but...
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    Reliability Test - Cronbach

    Hello, Through my quasi-experiment in math classroom, I have made pre and post-exams. Each exam had 3-4 open-ended questions (not MCQ). Each question had a different score. Each exam is summed up over 10. I was asked to do the reliability test using spss for each exam. The question is, should...
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    Significant Friedman's test but non-significant post-hoc tests

    Hello, I am running a Friedman's test because I want to see if there is any difference in my participants' scores across 4 time-points. My sample is n=51. I ran the test and it revealed a statistically significant difference (p = 0.29). Then I conducted post hoc tests to see where the...
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    Which Tests to Run

    I have a questionnaire with different data nature, each few questions can be grouped into 1 variable (ex: Age, Gender, Region, Income Level into "Background"; Experienced Side Effects (multiple answers), Hospitalization (yes/no) into "Risks"...). I transformed the groups by means but would like...
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    Calculating SEM in test-retest study (ICC)

    Hi! I am involved in the writing of a thesis, where two raters are running a test-retest study to test the intra- and inter-rater reliability of a clinical test. Here the Standard Error of Measurement (SEM) needs to be reported, and the following formula should be used: SEM=SD x √(1-ICC). I...
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    Regression Analysis for Survey Data on SPSS (For a beginner)

    Hello Everyone, I am very new to SPSS so forgive me if my questions seem overly simple. I am conducting a survey based research project. My dependent variable contains 2 response options: Likely or Not Likely (0 or 1) The independent Variables I am interested in are: Age Category (20-29...
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    Help with data analysis plan for dissertation

    Any help would be much appreciated :) For my research project I'm hoping to do a moderation analysis and will be looking at if Variable M moderates the relationship between Variable X and Variable Y. All variables are continuous (scale) and were measured at only 1 time point. My 3 hypotheses...
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    How do I combine variables in SPSS to create a new variable?

    I want to create 6 groups in SPSS, originating from 2 groups but I don't know how to do this. I have one variable A which is binary (0.1-1 millimetre or >1 millimetre) and another variable B which has 3 possible values (3 treatment strategies for cancer: wait-and-see, polypectomy or surgery). I...
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    Dataprocessing: how to insert an empty row if measurement of that time-slot is missing

    My data consist of many parameters, measured in a frequency of 1 second. At random moments a second is "skipped" from the data (see picture, 21:24:29 is skipped for instance). I would like to create an empty row where a second is skipped in my data, so that I can impute the datafile afterwards...
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    Could someone explain "sphericity in ANOVA" for me, please?

    Hi! Could someone explain "sphericity in ANOVA" for me, please? I am a complete dummy, so I need a "for dummies-explanation". I would be very grateful for the help. All the best!
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    is expected count for independent variable matters ?

    I trying to run a multinomial logistic regression but i want to know does the expected count of each independent variable should be less than 5 before i run the test?
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    blank in goodness of fit test in multinomial logistic regression

    I run a multinomial logistic regression with dependent variable BECK DEPRESSION INVENTORY LEVEL ( Six categories) and independent variable gender But i got nothing inside the sig column under goodness of fit test I then tried to run the test with BDI LEVEL with gender and year of study (four...
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    multinomial logistic regression

    I tried to run a multinomial logistic regression with dependent variable (depression level - 6 level in total) and independent variable ( categorical, ordinal , ratio) total independent variables i had is 13. i try to run the test but the result seem quite unpleasant plus the SPSS told me...
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    Factors or covariates in multinomial logistic regression

    I have ordinal variables where I ask the respondent to rate how frequent they go for a motivational talk ( 1: never, 2: rarely, 3: sometime , 4: often, 5: always ) and also their satisfaction towards their life ( 1: unsatisfied ............ 9:very satisfied) . So, as i know this kind of...
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    how to determine ?

    My dependent variable is depression level. Can i know how to determine the amount of female and male that belong to a certain category of depression?
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    How duplicate each row as many times as is given in a variable (SPSS V23)?

    Hello. I'm only start to use SPSS V23. Help me, please. How I can do it?
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    Can I test linearity and homoscedasticity between a ordinal and scale / continuous data?

    I want to use a scatter plot to test the linearity and homoscedasticity of my data set. My dependent variable is depression score which is continous and scale data. Can I test the linearity between depression score and categorical variable such as gender (1=female, 2=male)?
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    Interpreting boxplot in spss

    I got this result for my boxplot to access normality in SPSS. Is it correct that I interpret the result for the normality as not normal and the box plot is left or positively skewed ? Should I state out the value for the quantiles too (Q1, Q2 , Q3 )