Classically, a Likert scale was composed of the sum of many Likert items (ordinal ratings of the amount of agreement with a statement), where all the items were equally valid. Today the term sometimes is used synonymously with 'ordinal rating scale' (which may be based on only 1 item).

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How many hypotheses are needed when researching one category with multiple likert-scale question

I am currently researching two groups on their willingness with 5 questions on a 7-point Likert-scale. My hypotheses are: $H_0$: There is no difference in willingness between the two groups. $H_1$: ...
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Analyzing Likert Type Question [on hold]

I am new to survey analysis.Recently i was involved in a survey to assess teacher readiness to perform road safety in school.The questionnaire consists of 5 part, The second part is designed to ...
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Ordinal or nominal

I designed a questionnaire regarding teacher readiness to conduct / perform certain tasks other than teaching in the classroom. One of the items included is the period of service of the teacher. Here ...
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Do the residual plot and QQ plot look normal?

I am doing linear mixed model and would like to check the assumptions using residual plot and QQ plot. Here is my code: ...
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Generate random correlated categorical variables

Lets say I want to generate 100 observations of 2 likert scaled, normally? distributed variables with 10 categories (1-10) and a pearson correlation of f.e. ~0.8. I am aware that using pearson ...
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Which statistical test should I use for my questionnaire on Body Image? [duplicate]

I am doing a study on body image and how that differs for people depending on their age, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. Should I be using a 2-way ANOVA test (between subjects) I will be ...
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Computation of Yes/No question and 7 point Likert scale into new variable

I could not find an answer to this specific question on the forum so ill make a new post. Thanks a lot for helping! I have 5 Yes/No question, and 5 7-point likert scale items (that each corresponds ...
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What statistical analysis should I use for Likert-Scale data? [duplicate]

I am trying determine if there is a significant difference in preference of activities between males and females.I'm using a survey with the following question on 7-point likert scale: Question 1: I ...
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Likert scale based composite variables

I am conducting a small research into the adoption of smart home technologies for elderly people. In this research I have conducted both questionnaires and interviews, with the questionnaire being ...
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Trend Survey Statistical Tests

I am designing a trend survey using a Likert style survey. I have three opinion questions, each with the same choice of responses ranging from Not Likely to Very Likely. Are there any statistical ...
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How to judge if 5 point Likert scale data are normally distributed?

I have read that the t-test is used when the population is normally distributed. How can I determine if my data are normal given that I am using 5-point Likert scale with a sample size of 100? What ...
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Likert Scale , SPSS and hypothesis

We made an online research that aimed to see if "have a pet" could influence "good perception about self". 69 participants answered 21 direct questions with this likert points (5.totally agree, ...
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Can One Compare the Margin of Error of a 7-point Likert Scale vs 9- point Likert Scale

In many of our product tests and attitudinal studies where we ask for rating on Overall Liking (a product), product managers either use a Likert scale of 7 or 9-points with each point anchored (ex. 7= ...
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Likert scale and binary logistic model

If independent variables are measured in 5-point Likert scale and dependent variable is dummy, then can I apply logistic regression model here? How independent variables are put in SPSS?
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Curvilinear relationship between two Likert-Scales - is there any coefficient to measure it?

I have two Likert-scale variables, that values vary from "strongly disagree" to "strongly agree". Somehow I know, that many people who stronly disagree on the first scale, strongly agree on the second ...
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5 item Likert Scale - Continuous variable?

Which is the best reference/article to justify the use of a 5-item Likert scale as a continuous variable?
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Comparing two different questionnaires but both on a 5-point likert scale

I have three self-reporting questionnaires, all on a 5-point likert scale. Is it possible for me to use a Pearson moment correlation to compare the summation of measures between two questionnaires? If ...
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Regression to chose questions which better correlate with a 10 points likert like score

We have a survey with several questions with 5 likert scale points and we would like to compare the answers to those of another likert like question with 10 points. The approach we thought of is a ...
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Likert Item phrasing for postive and negative statements

To avoid some confusion, I am not referring to the scale, but the statement itself. Is there a rule to phrase the statements to capture the same conceptual meaning. For example: Positive: "The tool ...
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Factor analysis on non normal data ( Ordinal data of Likert Scale) [duplicate]

How to check the normality of data collected on 5 point Likert scale? As it is ordinal numbers not continuous. Using SPSS the Shapiro Wilk or Kolmogorov-Smirnov test indicate my data is not normal. ...
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Methods to change Likert Scale

Suppose I have two variables named importance of the product and satisfaction and I need to do comparison with these two. Variable Importance of product is in Likert scale 3 and Satisfaction is in ...
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Hypothesis testing based on Likert type data

I know this site is full of similar questions, but either their answers do not apply, or I'm missing something. I have data from a questionnaire. Responses are in the form of Likert items, some of ...
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Can you do a PCA on 3-point Likert to weigh items 20k responses

I am developing an inventory tool that has 21 items. I need to determine the weight of each of the items, as the presence of some may give a higher overall rating to a scenario than the presence of ...
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Is the sum of a number of ordinal variables still ordinal?

I have performed a survey where I have a number of questions which can be answered Strongly Agree, Agree etc. to Strongly Disagree. Some of the questions have been designed to measure the same thing. ...
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Survey data: finding the most significant predictors?

I have about 5,000 responses to a survey in which users were asked how strongly they agreed with a statement on a 5-point Likert scale. This response is my dependent variable - I want to find out what ...
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Comparing dispersion of survey items with different response categories

HI: I know there are couple of questions relating to comparing the same survey item with differing numbers of response categories, but I did not see a question that dealt specifically with this issue. ...
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Factor analysis: what are the total possible scores for calculated factors based on Likert scale responses?

I have two factors, Peer Social Interaction (PSI) and Sense of Belonging (SB). Four Likert scale questions correspond to each factor. I used the factor loadings for each question to create a ...
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Consistent Questionnaire Responses

I want to ask please questionnaire responses in Likert Scale. I have got some respondents who had consistent answers for a large number of questions. For example, over 75% or 80% answers (in different ...
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which test should be used to detect the effect of one variable on another?

I have conducted a research on four independent groups of students; one experimental and one control group at two levels. The design of the study was like a pre-test and post-test. I want to detect ...
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How to analyze full-factorial within-subject experiment with ordinal (likert) data?

How can I analyze an within-subject full-factorial experiment with ordinal data from likert scale (with repetitions)? I would greatly appreciate your help. Study design Here is a description of the ...
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Five-point or seven-point Likert scale?

I am designing a questionnaire by using five-point Likert scale. What is the advantage of five-point Likert scale over seven-point Likert scale? Thank you.
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Which Analysis to use? Likert Scale

I have 3 independent variables (1-5 Likert Scale) questions and I want to check how well these three can predict/explain my DV (1-5 Likert scale) The three independent variables are: 1. Quality of ...
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Correlation of likert scales for different questions

Can you correlate 2 Likert scales when the question for each one was different? I have 1 question which asks how concerned someone is about pollution. They rank this on a Likert Scale of 1-5 where 1 ...
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correlation between factors

I am new to statistics and SPSS. I have a questionerre having 30 likert scaled questions, and 5 factors each having 5 or 6 questions. I made the reliability analysis and no problem is found. all ...
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Can I convert my likert scale to numbers and then take an average in order to know if there is a correlation between two variabes?

I need some help about some data. I have an indicator of performance and a likert scale. Would it make sense if I assigned a value to each category on my likert scale (ex.: ...
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Hypothesis Testing using dichotomous and 7-point Likert scale

I am working on testing the following hypothesis: H1: People who are worried about their health will consume yogurt H0: People who are worried about their health will not consume yogurt I have ...
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How can I test if there is a correlation between a score and a likert scale?

I'm having difficulty finding out what I can do with my data set. It comes from a french reading test that have 30 multiple choice questions. For each of these questions: I have the facility value ...
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GLM, Regression analysis, or other

I need to resolve a question with the use of SPSS, but don't really know what model to use. The question talks about the environment (scale variable (from not at all concerned - very concerned)), I ...
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Correlating two Likert type items

I have done a survey using a questionnaire that involves Likert type questions. The answers range from 1 - Strongly agree to 5 - Strongly disagree. In this questionnaire I have included some control ...
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Ordinal logistic model in R

I have the neuropsychiatric questionnaire scores of 300 individuals, of which 200 are normal, and 100 have the disease. The questionnaire is divided into 12 categories (delusion, agitation, ... etc). ...
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Is it advisable to use t test for comparing two modules in SAP?

I have two independent samples from the maintenance and materials departments regarding the effectiveness of SAP modules. I have a likert scale data on a scale of five. Shall I use independent sample ...
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Linear regression and ordinal data

I am running a multiple regression looking at whether TV viewing predicts waist circumference (WC). When I ran through the tests with my tutor we placed WC as the dependant and TV as independent, then ...
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Should 'do not know' be included when reporting summaries of survey results?

When reporting the results of surveys, we often list the percentages of respondents who gave different answers. However, these percentages could be calculated including people who said 'do not know' ...
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Which test do I choose to analyze my Likert scale data?

I have been doing plenty of research into which test I should use on my Likert scale data and i am becoming more confused as there are so many people saying different things. I am currently doing my ...
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Correlation analysis: Spearman's $\rho$ is significant, but Pearson's $r$ is not - with likert scale

I am doing a correlation analysis testing summated likert scales. However, one of the correlation analysis shows an unsignificant pearsons r (p = 0.068), BUT spearman's rho is 0.044. What should I ...
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Quantifying Potential for Violence/Espionage

I am planning a seven-question Likert-type survey with a "1 to 10" scale. The questions I am asking in the survey are to assess an individual's risk factors (how much risk they present to an ...
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How to see if one (or one set of commonly answered) question(s) impacts/statistically influences another question/set of questions?

I'd like to review the results of a recent survey I conducted. I'd like to see how one set of answers may/may not have influenced another set of answers. For example: If users who answered ...
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Ordinal Data analysis

I have to analyze the results of a survey. The questions regard different motivators that the interviewees encounter ("I do it to help my colleagues" as a motivator for instance); all the answers are ...
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Likert item as independent variable for ANOVA?

I am trying to analyze data based on a sample size of around 50 and would appreciate advice on which statistical test would be most appropriate. Participants, on a single questionnaire, were asked to ...
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Can I use averages of a likert scale as a dependent variable in ordinal regression?

I found similar threads on the forum, but none seems to apply to my case, so I decided to post the question. My response variable is an ordered 1-4 likert scale. I asked three subjects to rate the ...