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Mixed Model Type-III Sums of Squares- R vs SPSS

The age old question of comparing sums of squares (SS) between programs has reared its ugly head again. I am trying to replicate output in SPSS, that was computed using Type 3 Sums of Squares, in R. ...
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Why is my frequency table different in SPSS than in R? [on hold]

I'm analyzing a 2080 person survey. Some of the questions in the survey ask people whether they would accept a given amount of money in return for allowing a power plant to be located near their ...
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Using results of Canonical Discriminant Analysis to get overall variable importance?

I have a dataset with thousands of observations pre-assigned to 18 groups and with measures for 8 different variables. I am using canonical discriminant analysis to see how separable my 18 groups are. ...
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Interrater relibility in SPSS - how to type in data?

I have 20 participants I rated. I rated them on 10 variables (body language,talk, looks, etc) Now a second rater will rate 10-15 of those participants as well, on the same 10 variables... Is Kappa ...
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Logistic regression: Overall significance of categorical predictor in SPSS

In SPSS, when performing binary logistic regression using multiple categorical predictors, a significance level is detailed for the variable overall in addition to each category. This strikes me as ...
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SPSS ANOVA or MANOVA or huh?

Me again asking the silly questions - this might belong here as I've been told it may belong in a software section somewhere..? Which I have still been unable to find. Here is a screenshot of my ...
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SPSS - making percentage variables

I need to transform a fairly large data set in order to analyse a certain variable as a percentage. I have seconds that I want to convert to their percentage value but by grouping variables. ie. ...
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How to compare diagnostic accuracy of two tests in unpaired data?

I am wondering whether I can compare diagnostic accuracy, sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values, and likelihood ratios, between two diagnostic procedures employed in two ...
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CHAID tree analysis in SPSS

I am trying to build a decision tree using CHAID in SPSS. I am however getting only one node. I have tried taking several data inputs. I also tried out CRT. Is there some setting that needs to be done ...
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How to identify items answered differently by some factors such as male vs. female?

I want to do something like this: Variable: students (undergraduate, master students, and PhD students) Research instrument: XXXX (20 items) Reporting: The ANOVA analysis suggested that there is no ...
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When do I use full factorial and when do I use custom when running a repeated measures GLM?

I plan to run a 3-way mixed MANCOVA in SPSS 20. It is a repeated measures study design with... 3 DVs that each subject reported on 10 consecutive days (within subjects variable) and 3 categorical IVs ...
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Calculate 'order effect'

My experiment has the following setup: Participant completes exercise A. Participant completes exercise B. A counterbalancing design was used to remove (reduce?) the effect of order on the results; ...
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Using ANCOVA when the covariate is not normally distributed

I have conducted a repeated-measures ANOVA, but a reviewer suspects that the observed main effect of condition are due to a the difference between hit rates of two conditions (one of them is ...
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How do you include categories with 0 responses in SPSS frequency output? [migrated]

Is there a way to display response options that have 0 responses in SPSS frequency output? The default is for SPSS to omit in the frequency table output any response option that is not selected by at ...
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Multiple Hierarchical Regression - Procedure with mediation

I have a set of hypothesis that I am looking to test. The model is as follows: http://i.imgur.com/pdGRiyw.jpg (simplified to X -> M -> Y) ie. I am looking for direct effects from X -> Y, X -> M, M ...
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How to measure order effects in SPSS?

I need to measure the order effects for my data. I have four questionnaires that were counterbalanced, which lead to 4 different orders. However, for one questionnaire, there are two subscales, ...
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How to include replicates in linear mixed models in SPSS?

In my study I had 11 radiocollared hares which i gave 3 different treatments. one treatment was the release of stressed hare sounds in combi with red fox sounds, the second treatment was sheepsound ...
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Which type of test is better to compare difference of one independent variable (3 groups and one control) on a repeated measures experiment?

I have a group of 100 classroom participants, all who have taken a course that included four different lessons (from a single unit). Three lessons were taught each using a different form of ...
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How to get covariance matrix of the coefficient estimates of compound regression model in SPSS

AFter running regression model in SPSS, I get the compound model: ln(diamter)=1.126*height +3.102. I would like to have the covariance matrix of the coefficient estimates of this model and get the ...
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Recode Binary to scale Variables

I'm looking to find information to recode a set of dichotomous response variables to preferable a 1-5 scale. I have several response variables which when combined with PCA clearly depict certain ...
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Running 2x2x2 ANCOVA in SPSS

I need to conduct an ANCOVA on my data. While I've taken a number of statistics courses, I have never come across ANCOVAs and I want to get some feedback on the correct way to conduct this analysis. ...
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SPSS regression discrete number of outcomes

Patients were asked whether they experienced 6 different health consequences following a procedure. As well as looking at the predictors for each individual health consequence, I am also interested in ...
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Logistic regression shows a significant predictor, but a simpler model makes the same prediction

I am currently puzzled by the classification table SPSS produces for logistic regressions (procedure LOGISTIC REGRESSION). I used the block function for that ...
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Displaying Ordinal Data - Means, Medians, and Mean Ranks

Thanks in advance for any help. I have some ordinal data that is not normally distributed, so I decided to do non-parametric testing using the Mann-Whitney U Test. I am looking at differences ...
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Which statistical test within SPSS for a crossover study?

I am trying to analyse data from a simple crossover study looking for differences in fat and carbohydrate oxidation and muscle glycogen depletion in 10 athletes fed either sucrose or glucose during a ...
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Repeated measures ordinal data analysis SPSS

I'm looking to run an analysis using ordinal data with a repeated measures design, and could do with some advice on how to do so. I'm looking at whether or not extra curricular activity changes after ...
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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 ...
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likert scale for integrated behaviour model

I am looking at intention to quit tobacco use among adult males using Integrated behaviour model.I have collected and entered the data in SPSS.In all there are 10 constructs and 3 items per construct. ...
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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 ...
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SPSS Multinomial Logistic Regression Interaction Term Reference [migrated]

I am building a multinomial logistic regression model in SPSS. The dependent variable has 4 levels. There are two categorical factors; one factor has 4 levels, the other factor has 5 levels. I am also ...
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SPSS chi-square output interpretation

Sorry for the dumb question, I need some help with the interpretation of the spss chi-square test outcome. Basically I have two variables: the first one is a binary variable which takes value 1 if a ...
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Dummy variables in multiple linear regression with SPSS

1) Is effect coding (as opposed to dummy coding) necessary/possible in logistic regression (as opposed to linear regression)? I think the answer to this is 'no' but I would be grateful for your ...
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Calculating Cronbach's alpha: Same scale, multiple instances

I'm working on data analysis for my dissertation, and I'm banging my head against the wall when it comes to Cronbach's alpha. I just completed a pretest; after data cleaning, I have 119 valid and ...
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IBM SPSS QUESTION: Measure the perception of the respondents

My problem to solve with IBM SPSS is: I have got answers to a question about X topic that contains 15 options of multiple response and I want to characterize the perception of the correspondents ...
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How can I model a binary outcomes in time series using logistic regression?

My data has a binary outcome (attack or not attack), day (20 day in repeated measured design) and some covariates (nestling’s movement). The objectives of my experiment are testing the effect of time ...
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AIC or BIC for model selection in Cox regression (SPSS)

Does anyone know if there is a method (a macro) to calculate AIC or BIC for a model in Cox regression using SPSS?
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Compare more than two means

New in statistics and I need your help regarding an easy question I think. I'm running out of time for my assignment so I kindly ask you to help me if possible. I'm running a pretest and the main ...
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How to analyze data with DV only measured at the group level and moderator measured at the individual level?

This may be a relatively simpleton kind of question to ask, as this forum seems to be rather statistically sophisticated, but I'm rather mixed up right now. I ran a study that involved individuals ...
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Chi square test and comparisons within this

I'm running chi square on a set of data that consists of frequency, question type, and participant group. I have an overall significant statistic but want to get p values for each question type across ...
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ANOVA analysis?

I need some help since I'm not that good with statistics. I have to perform a study to know whether different groups of people are willing to buy a product. I've shown 6 different scenarios, thus I ...
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Enterprise Use of SAS & SPSS and Impact of Open Source Platforms (R & Python) [duplicate]

I'm curious to hear from people that use SAS & SPSS why a lot of the Fortune 100/500 enterprises still use SAS & SPSS despite the high cost of the license. Also would love to understand what ...
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What algorithm should be used for intelligent route planning system based on drivers experience

I am new here and I'm a student, my project is on machine learning for an intelligent route planning algorithm. Basically the summary of my project is to use a machine learning algorithm and ...
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Interpretation of output generated by PROCESS macro in SPSS for model with two moderators

I used the PROCESS macro for SPSS from hayes to regress a model where det_mean is the indepedent variable and y_tot the depending variable. I'm testing if this relation is moderated by two variables ...
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Please help with an appropriate type of regression to obtain numerical result (SPSS) with categorical data

Please help me to figure out the right approach for fairly straightforward task. Let say, we asked respondents to state 3 most important attributes (over ten) for the one product. Answers were coded ...
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Pretest-post test and General Linear Models

I have two continuous variables; a pretest and a post test results. They seem to have significance in paired samples; p=.000. However I wonder what caused the post test to be better than the pre test ...
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how to compare two percentages to prove for statistical significance

I have problem to compare the two percentages and to get the statistical significance for these two different percentage. I just want to approve whether these two percentages are significant or not ...
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Which statistics to use and how to organize data

I have a categorical dependent variable, namely the answer that participants gave to a series of items. The answer can be "yes", "no" or "maybe" (x 54 items per participant). There are two independent ...
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How to follow up a factorial MANOVA with discriminant analysis?

This is a follow-up to to my previous question: How can MANOVA report a significant difference when none of the univariate ANOVAs reaches significance? I have two IVs with each having three levels ...
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Conjoint Analysis Simulation SPSS - excluded subjects

With SPSS when I run a simulation with conjoint analysis I got this message: "142 out of 155 subjects are used in the Bradley-Terry-Luce and Logit methods because these subjects have all nonnegative ...