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What test should i perform in SPSS

I have data from two groups (placebo and supplement A) which I tested regarding happiness ranked from 1-10 (i.e. nominal data). I have test results for pre test, week 1, week 2, week 3 and week 4. I ...
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Covariates and interactions

I have collected data and am trying to interpret my results. I am analysing data on plant traits between treatments, hot and cold. The plants I grew myself and are all from the same population. I ...
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pooling the results from a repeated measures using multiple imputation

How can I pool the results from a multiply imputed repeated measures analysis? SPSS does not the pooling, as it does for other analysis types. From a technical standpoint, it is not at all clear. ...
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Which statistical test to use?

I have acquired data with multiple variables that I need to test. My dependent variable, Seed number, is tested between Ecotypes but also between Treatments (hot and cold). I need to see whether Seed ...
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Multiple Imputation on SPSS number of parameters issue

I have to do several analysis on scores from questionnaires but unfortunately, I have some missing data and I was told that doing multiple imputation to replace them was the best solution. So far I ...
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formulating questionnaires [on hold]

I have been battling with how to formulate questionnaires from my final year project. And what type of test should be conducted for it. My first topic is " AIR TRANSPORT AND SOCIO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ...
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Which test statistic should I use?

I have collected data consisting of radiation dose from 2 different equipment. I have taken 3 readings (reps) on each exposure using both the equipment. The data looks like "at 5 mAs and 55 kVp" ...
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ANCOVA or not? Non continuous covariate

I have done an experiment with an independent and dependent variable. I repeated the experiment 5 times. Obviously all the repeats will be different from one another, some of them significantly so. ...
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Is it possible to conduct confirmatory factor analysis in SPSS?

I found the factor analysis of SPSS seems to only support EFA, but I am not sure. Is it possible to conduct CFA in SPSS? If not, what statistical tool can be used to conduct CFA? I especially need ...
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At what point do significantly different groups start to differ?

I have two groups: a control group (N = 91), and a treatment group (N = 54). I did a t-test in SPSS that suggests that there are significant differences between the two groups in terms of the variable ...
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Homogeneity of variance is violated for z-scores but not for raw data?

Is this a normal thing to happen or have I done something wrong in SPSS? I am using a Levene's test.
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Unsure which tests to use now that my continuous symptom scale has been replaced with its underlying subscales

I've been working with a large data set in SPSS, mostly focused on the symptom scales of one developmental disorder. I have data from two separate time points, a few years apart. So for example I've ...
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Logistic Regression with Household Fixed Effects, SPSS

I have cross-sectional data on households and individuals for several countries. I am interested in the marginal effect of a particular dichotomous individual variable $D_i$ (dummy denoting whether ...
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ARIMA model in SPSS

I am trying to run a regression on several independent variables on SPSS and the Durbin-Watson statistic was very low (0.5). I then employed an AR(1) model by using the time series modeler but I ...
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Confused with SPSS ordinal regression output

I'm a bit (actually, totally) confused with SPSS ordinal regression output. Let say we have dependent variable score=1,2,3,4,5 (higher is better) and one predictor gender=male,female. We run Ordinal ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Repeated Measures ANOVA?

I am an undergraduate student studying psychology using SPSS to analyse my data. I have 2 conditions of the IV of treatment (treatment or no treatment) to test pain tolerance levels which is measured ...
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Chronbachs alpha = negativ. [duplicate]

I created a survey consisting of 5 standardised questionnaires. 3 of the questionnaires requires reversed items, and I did this. The chronbachs alpha turned out to be great for these. BUT When it ...
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How to calculate age and sex-adjusted z-scores in SPSS

I have a large data set in SPSS which includes triceps skinfold measurements for children at various ages. I would like to create z-scores for these measurements which adjust for sex and age... is ...
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MARS Modelling for large no of variables

I have data with more than 200 predictors, can MARS be used for such a data? Objective is to identify predictors which are most important across each category. So these 200 predictors are from 6-7 ...
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What does “varimax” mean in SPSS factor analysis?

In the rotation options of SPSS Factor Analysis, there is a rotation method named "Varimax". If I choose this option, does it mean the same orthogonal rotation techniques of Principal Component ...
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Longitudinal design with missing values at first time point

I carried out an intervention with 3 time points (2 pre-intervention, 1 post-intervention) with 2 groups ( n =18 intervention, n = 22 control). Basically I am missing some observations from some of ...
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Gender differences against experimental IV conditions

I am a psychology student using SPSS to analyse my data. I have 2 conditions of the IV of treatment (treatment or no treatment) to test pain tolerance levels which is measured by the DV of pulse rate ...
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Correlating aggregated values between groups

I am currently analysing data from household surveys in 27 Indian villages in 7 states, with about 30 cases in each village (807 in total). The aim is to find relationships between various factors and ...
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Correlations and follow up tests

I am employing non parametric statistics because my research questions are exploratory. I have a mixture of dichotomous variables (age, gender), continous (height, weight), categorical (autism: ...
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Repeated Measures Design but also testing order effects in SPSS

I am a psychology student using SPSS to analyse my data. I have 2 conditions of the IV of treatment (treatment or no treatment) to test pain tolerance levels which is measured by the DV of pulse rate ...
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Why do final cluster centers change after applying results from past K-Means clustering (SPSS)?

I have a question regarding what happens after I apply k-means clustering centers to a new data set. Basically, I ran k-means clustering on a dataset1, saved the cluster centers, and applied it to a ...
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Non parametric test/ANOVA/Parametric test?

My study design is a pre-post test measurements with a control group. My study design is Creatine Kinase being measured before and after exercise, and my subjects are divided into two groups; either a ...
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Which test would be appropriate to test multiple variables?

I have a data on users with 5 personality variables. The users had to pick a logo for three different projects (most likely, may be, least likely). The question is why the users chose the logo they ...
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Polynomial contrast in mixed anova with type III SS

I'm trying to replicate SPSS output in R for a mixed ANOVA with a polynomial contrast to test a linear trend. I fitted a mixed ANOVA in R (see code below), but I can't figure out how to get the ...
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How can I correlate groups of variables?

I have conducted a survey to find out the correlation between organizational justice and turnover intention within an organization. So, in the survey, I have asked some Likert-scale questions around ...
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statistical modelling for imbalanced data

I am dealing with a binary response (good/ bad) type data set of size 2153, which reflects a dependent variable. Out of these, only 67 are in favor of "bad" and the remaining are of "good". Also, i ...
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Different shapes of an ROC curve

What are the possible shapes of an ROC curve? Is it necessary for an ROC curve to be shaped like a normal distribution curve? Can we regard the following two curves as ROC with the area under the ...
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Sensitivity Analysis used in SPSS Neural Network Package

What is the sensitivity analysis used in SPSS Neural Network's independent variable importance calculation? The explanation provided by SPSS is very vague. Is it the same as the semipartial ...
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Linear Probability Model Construction

I am dealing with a questionnaire consisting of 15 questions. I performed a factor analysis to all the questions and it has given three factors each consisting of 5, 7 and 3 numbers of questions ...
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Performing t test, one-way ANOVA from mean and SD using SPSS

I have the following summarized data: Group 1: n=44, mean 12.1, SD 2.0 Group 2: n=56, mean 13.2, SD 2.5 Group 3: n=42, mean 12.7, SD 2.3 Is it possible to perform the t test comparing means of group ...
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Hypothesis for customer dissatisfaction

I am doing research paper that contain the hypothesis of "Building conditions generate customer dissatisfaction among buyers and/or renters". Both building conditions and customer dissatisfaction are ...
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Generalized linear model with random effects for skewed data

I'd like to use SPSS Generalized Linear Model to analyze a dataset of insects collected from one particular species of vegetables. I have following variables: NUMBER (number of insects collected) ...
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Multiple time points, relation between quantified change in environment and sample population

For a current research, I'm trying to view a relation between a country-level variable index and the financial structure of companies in that country over time. I have annual data for four years, ...
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Approaches for multivariate nonlinear (but parametric) regression?

I have some data that is nonlinear, but is curvilinear. It is two factors and a dependent variable. Each factor has a pretty good fit when applying a growth curve when compared against (this is ...
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within group agreement, intra-class correlation, one way ANOVA to justify data aggregation

I am working on my research involving aggregating individual data into group data. Predictor: Task conflict (3-item scale) Process conflict (3-item scale) ...
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Multiple regression in SPSS

I am trying to figure our which statistical analysis is best for my research. I have 6 cont. IVs and 1 cont. DV as well as several extraneous variables. For my main analysis I want to see if any ...
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What is the relation between singular correlation matrix and PCA?

Can anyone kindly give me some information about the statement (last sentence) at the end of below definition. What does it mean by "It can be used when a correlation matrix is singular"? This quote ...
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Needs suggestions and help for my study

My research question is 'to what extent does patient-provider trust impact African American males' compliance to prostate cancer screening recommendation? This is an exploratory study. I have no ...
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How to determine which variables need to be trimmed in PCA or Factor analysis?

Background: I'm working with log returns for about 400 tech stocks. I want to use PCA to reduce these into principal components (Internet companies, software developers, circuit board manufacturers, ...
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SPSS computing pairwise comparisons after repeated measures ANCOVA, standard deviation question

I am reporting standard deviations for pairwise comparisons of adjusted marginal means. SPSS gives me the standard error that I can convert, but I am unsure if SPSS uses the equivalent of N or N-1 to ...
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Zero-inflated data? Comparing means in SPSS

I whish to know how to compare means with zero-inflated data. I tried to perform an ANOVA test but obviously comparing means it's impossible since some treatments are very rich in zeros. I'm studying ...
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Can I do a dependent t-test if pre & post were anonymous?

I am trying to analyze the following case study using SPSS. What I have done so far as part of my research is to conduct a case study to measure the affect the introduction of different technology ...
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Negative Reliability for Pre Assessment BUT Okay Reliability for Post Assessment

I have gathered data from only 6 participants participating in a program. Before running my analysis, I wanted to check my reliabilities. The 2 item PRE assessment has a negative alpha. However, when ...