# kendall

1. ### How to do Kendall test with ordinal data

Hi, I have the following profitability data: 1) Rankings of profitability for customers: 1, 2. ... 15 2) Categories of same customers, grouped after profitability (from 1 to 5): 5, 5, 5, 3, 4, 5, .... 5, 4 (15 in total) I have troubles finding the Kendall Tau...
2. ### Kendall's W for testing similarity of proportions for non-ranked count data?

Hello forum, I can't find the answer to this anywhere, and I'd really appreciate a helping hand. :confused: I'm doing an MSc project and my supervisor has told me I need to use a Kendall's tau to compare conformity of non-ranked count data across a set of case studies. To explain...
3. ### Gamma vs. Tau's b

Hi everyone I am studying political science, and we have during our classes of statistical research learned to use gamma for ordinal variables. Our teacher has taught us, that gamma often overestimates the correlation since it doesn't count for ties. On a note he furthermore told us that...
4. ### [Parametric/Non-Parametric Correlation] - Which should be used?

I have a data set consisting of waist size (cm) and weight (kg) of a group of people. I am looking to see if the two variables are related, and I assume a correlation test is the method I should be using (I apologise - I'm very new to SPSS and stat analysis in general). I understand that the...
5. ### Spearman vs Kendall, tied ranks

I am running a non-parametric correlational analysis, and I am not sure about if I should use Spearman or Kendall. Kendall is recommened if there is a small data set with large number of tied ranks, but what does a "large number" mean? I have a population of about 50 individuals. In one of my...
6. ### Stats test to compare sports leagues tables

Hi I want to generate a sports league table using two different methods. I think I will end up with the teams in different positions and I want to determine if the two tables are statistically different. Is that possible? I have been looking at Spearman correlation or the Kendall tau, but...
7. ### Using Kendall test to find correlation between Likert type data

Greetings! I am doing a small experiment and I was wondering if I have the correct method for analysing the data. Two groups of participants (speakers and listeners) comment on a description of a famous person. The speaker creates a description and answers the question: "I think a general...