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).

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
17 views

Extracting meaningful demographic data from ordinal / Likert responses in SPSS [on hold]

I'm currently working on the findings of my Masters dissertation where I've defined hypotheses, created a questionnaire, and then testing whether a relationship exists between different ordinal ...
-1
votes
0answers
14 views

What scale to use for likert data [on hold]

I am currently in the middle of writing my dissertation and I have reached the area where I am meant to be analysing the data. I used a likert scale for my questionnaire and now i have got the data ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Two groups, 29 Likert scale questions - differences between the groups?

I've two groups of individuals, Group A (13) and Group B (30). Both groups got the same series of 29 questions that can be asked as "unimportant - slightly important - moderately important - very ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

To work out 7 point Likert scale sample size, can I increase the MoE to 7%?

I have a survey that consists of 7 point Likert scale data. Each sample is quite expensive to collect, so I'm trying to keep the sample size as small as possible without compromising the results. My ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Converting a 5-point Likert scale to 0 to 30 range

Hi thanks for viewing my question. In my research I want to adopt a measure from prior work and apply it to a new context. The question related to a 5- point likert-scale, however, further reading ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

How to test for significant differences between 3 groups of 5 dimensional polytomous data

I have asked participants in a study to categorize the meaning of messages across 5-dimensions pertaining to Happiness, Sadness, Sarcasm, Honesty, and Anger. For each dimension there were 5 potential ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

How to use Likert Scale data in regression analysis?

My knowledge about statistics is elementary and I would really appreciate some help or suggestions in solving my current problem. I am doing a dissertation and I will collect the data using a likert ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

Likert Scale ? Am I doing wrong

Recently, I came across survey responses which I was to analyze. There were simple questions with four response levels for each item/question. Excellent (10) Good (7) Satisfactory (4) Poor ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Summative likert scale [duplicate]

I am looking for a relationship between two summative likert scale. Each one of them contains 7 items. The scale used for each item consists of 5 points. What is the best tool to use?
1
vote
0answers
16 views

Likert scale dependent variables

I am doing a research about the ethics in pharmaceutical industry. I've chosen 7 branding activities followed by pharmaceutical companies. I want to study the relationship between the perception of ...
3
votes
1answer
39 views

Correlation between different Likert scales

I use a likert type questionnaire (7 point scale) in order to measure four variables: usefulness, ease of use, ease of learning and satisfaction. Hence in the questionnaire I have four different sub ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Likert score significance testing between two surveys

I have two surveys taken one month apart. They contain 20 Likert-type questions (strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, strongly disagree). I have added strongly agree and ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Non-parametric test for pre vs post between groups and unequal group size

I have pre-post test ordinal level data (likert). Pre and post samples were from the same population, but there was unequal group sizes (less people completed post compared to pre). I have run a ...
1
vote
0answers
10 views

How to order the support of proposals with dependent Likert scale data?

For my thesis I wanted to examine the support for 6 proposals to make diets at my university more sustainable. For example: Protein based on insects Reduced meat consumption Plant based ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

4-point Likert scale

I have compiled a questionnaire using a glossary of terms. I have 4 options that people can select. The terms are; I don't understand the word and I can't define it / I understand it but I never use ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

How can I combine likert items into single variable in R?

I have 44 items making 14 variables. 9 of them are independent variables (IVs), 2 of them MVs and 3 of them dependent variables (DVs). Moreover, how to plot normality graph of these 14 variables?
2
votes
0answers
19 views

comparing two items of a questionnaire

I have developed a questionnaire that assesses the reasons why adolescents do not adhere to their asthma treatment. I have an item that asks 'How often are you supposed to take your asthma ...
2
votes
0answers
27 views

weighting of ordinal responses

I have seen some analysis of a survey where responses across a dozen similar questions which identified perceived problem issues have been weighted to create a composite score. Possible responses to ...
2
votes
0answers
35 views

Make 2D color histogram with uniform distribution (Likert scale)

UPDATE: I've been told that I cannot specifically ask for help in regards to the programming (MatLab and PR Tools), but instead should seek help for general techniques. So that's what I'm doing. Long ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

How to word a survey question comparing alternative purchase choices?

I'm creating a survey to ask a customer that just bought a product what other products they considered before buying and how seriously they considered them. I'd like to use a Likert scale type of ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Expected distribution of Likert to test for bias

I have conducted a survey which included a Likert response question. My question is whether or not it is possible to conclude bias like extreme responding and acquiescence bias by looking at the ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Comparing Likert-scale data to a uniform distrithbution — what size uniform distribution should I use?

Disclaimer: I'm not an expert in statistics, so if I've got something very wrong somewhere please point it out kindly :) I just ran a study and got some 5-point Likert item responses. The study ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Reliability test in Likert scale

I have found a Likert scale measure in an article for global job satisfaction measure that included three items as follows; All in all I am satisfied with my job, In general, I don't like my job ...
0
votes
1answer
163 views

How to combine different questions of questionnaire into a single variable?

I have used a 48 item questionnaire - a Likert scale - with 5 points (strongly agree - strongly disagree). The questionnaire contains 6 categories and each category has 8 questions. 8 items correspond ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Generate weighted multidimensional index with Likert-data

I am a bit desperate and hope you can help me with my issue. I'm analyzing the attractiveness of several countries. To do so, I asked practitioners to evalute 17 dimensions on a 1-5 (5 best) ...
1
vote
2answers
124 views

Independent and Dependent variables use different scales

How to deal with questionnaire, where 40 questions that represent 8 independent constructs use 5-point Likert's scales and another 5 questions that represent dependent variable use 6-points Likert's ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Attitude measurement – Score classification – Why using percentiles?

Once we have raw scores from a group of Likert scale items, why are percentiles used instead of considering all the possible scores from the total number items when classifying results of individuals ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Comparing variability of likert scale answers beyond IQR

I am analysing a simple study where users were asked questions on 5-point likert scales. I use interquartile range (IQR) to assess the variability in the answers of the respondents. In particular, I ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

How to meaningfully collapse Likert-type scale by group?

I've a data set with a set of measures corresponding to group identifiers and Likert scale observation-level measures corresponding. On the lines of this discussion, my Likert scale variables can be ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Ordinal probit model misses one category of independent variable

I am running an ordinal probit model in STATA. the independent variable is a discrete variable and have 2 options )1,2,3) and so i place a prefix i before it. The results show the parameters for 2 and ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Mediation analysis with Likert scale mediator

For my master's thesis, I need to conduct a mediation analysis. My independent variable is the condition assigned, with three different conditions: high income, low income and neutral. I coded the IV ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Likert scale and correlation: when respondents are asked whether or not they agree with a statement

I'm having trouble figuring out how to go about applying correlation and/or regression to a set of Likert scale items that are statements that ask the respondents whether they feel two items are ...
1
vote
0answers
76 views

Using Friedman Test or Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test to compare two sets of Likert data

I distributed a questionnaire consisting two different sets of Likert statements. In the first section, I asked the respondents to rank some employee attributes (on 5–point Likert scale, 1 not ...
1
vote
0answers
12 views

Finding Likert Items that Deviate

I'm a bit new to this so please pardon me if I say something ill-informed. I have a set of Likert items which assess how well participants liked different aspects of an activity. I also have a single ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

What type of analysis should I use?

I am using two instruments in my research. One instrument is the PLCA-R which measures teachers perceptions of the implementation of a professional learning community. The second instrument is the ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Likert scale analysis , how to analyze it in this case?

I have a questionnaire divided in 4 section. Each section has 5 question ; all of the questions are using the likert scale of 7 points (strongly agree, agree..etc..) I want to compare the 4 ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Comparing the value of Likert scale lengths

I am going over the results and interpretation of results created by a former employee in an medical education setting where I work. I am concerned that the comparisons that have been made between a ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Is there any research that compares Likert scale questions to “satisfaction” scale questions?

I'm trying to put together a questionnaire for measuring employee satisfaction with an internal process. I'd like to figure out if there is reason to prefer: ...
2
votes
1answer
43 views

Normality for Confirmatory analysis with Likert scale data

I'm running CFA on AMOS for an attitude scale and I got a good model fit after deleting three problematic items (less than .30 factor loadings). However, my data is not normally distributed. I was ...
0
votes
0answers
84 views

Examining Validity and Reliability of a new questionnaire (Likert scale)

I need to examine the psychometric properties of a newly developed questionnaire. There are 22 items with a 5-point Likert Scale. The designed questionnaire includes two main scales. How do I ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Ordered Logit Modelling (creating the dependent and using Likert scale variables)

In my study, I will be using Ordered Logit Modelling to model the effects of various Likert scale variables (entrepreneurial perceptions) and firm-level characteristics on sales growth. Originally, I ...
1
vote
0answers
56 views

Transform a sum of Likert items to normality

I am analysing data from a survey. There are 11 items, each to be answered on a 5 point Likert scale. It seems reasonable to summarize the results by taking their average, which can then be the ...
1
vote
1answer
64 views

How to create scaled scores using Likert Data with N/A options?

I have 7 survey questions that I asked students about regarding their online learning experience. Each question is on a 5 point Likert scale including -1 for not applicable. Now that I have the ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

If the options for my likert variable are described with percentages, can I treat it as continuous?

I am conducting research on production quality improvement in a group of different companies. The main question is: "How has product quality changed?" The answer is on a 6 point Likert scale: ...
0
votes
0answers
336 views

Combining variables in SPSS, if multiple regression is appropriate for likert scale

Im looking into how different types of coping strategies moderates the relationship between working and suffering parental stress. In total I have 5 hypotheses, of how the variables correlate with ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Likert Scale vs Conjoint Analysis. Which to use?

Dear Forum professors, I am planning to conduct a questionnaire to obtain information of a tenant's perspective on management in a building. I would need to ask the tenants to fill up the ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

Wilcoxon Signed- Rank Test vs Kruskal Wallis vs One Way Anova? Which one to use

I am conducting research to rank the importance of certain elements within a property management framework. Would like to know which test is best to help me rank the items. The methodology is as ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Using R, are these methods valid for determining relationships among Likert scale responses (in different columns) that are nonparametric

I’ve been analyzing Likert scale and was hoping to get some guidance on the methods. The problem with Likert data, of course, is the controversy over whether to analyze it as ordinal or interval ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Comparing 5 pt Likert scale answers from two different groups (not the same size) [duplicate]

I have ~150 responses to a number of 5pt Likert scale questions along with lots of demographic data about my respondents. I'm now trying to divide my respondents into groups based on their demographic ...
0
votes
1answer
356 views

How to caculate power analysis in a descriptive study

Hi I'm currently doing a dissertation, its a descriptive quantitative study. The method of data collection is a questionnaire scaled by a 10 point Likert scale. To calculate the sample population ...