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    Pre- and post-test comparison, is there a minimum sample size (behaviour change treat

    Hi I have to measure the efficacy of a group based treatment for the perpetrators of domestic violence. I started out trying to organise an rct, but it looks like all i will be able to do is a pre and post-test comparison given the difficulty in establishing a comparable control group. I...
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    Odds ratio calculation

    Hey guys. I've been doing some work during the holidays and there's one thing I've been having trouble with. I'm doing a personal study comparing social survey answers between two different countries to make a comparative analysis on religions effect on education. To compare, I need to do...
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    Dependent and independent variables

    Hey guys. I'm doing my masters and I'm trying to get the hang of statistics in social sciences. I have this one data set, where I'm looking at the relationship between different types of jobs and after-education in the different job types (yes/no). It's then I get a little confused. As far...
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    Factor analysis - how to create a composite scale?

    Hi, I am doing a secondary analysis of the British Election study and am testing attitudinal variables (Likert scale) for their suitability in creating an attitudinal scale. I have selected 15 variables which I am testing for suitability for an Internationalism scale. Having run a “maximum...