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How to treat “Missing Value Analysis” test results (problems)

I have a problem with Missing Value Analysis. I am using SPSS version 20. I am trying to test whether missing values are at complete random. As I know in order to ensure missing values are completely ...
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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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Does free SPSS 16 actually exist? [closed]

My mother heard about free SPSS 16 and gave me the task of finding a safe download of it. However, I can't find any site (except torrents) that actually have it available, they all seem to use SPSS 16 ...
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Binary or Multinomial Logistic Regression in SPSS: Interpretation and Reference Categories

I am trying to analyze my data using Multinomial Logistic Regression whereby my dependent variable is a clinical outcome (sick vs healthy) and 1 independent variables (Factors) are in several ...
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Which test do i choose to conduct on 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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SPSS Repeated measures with different pre-post measures

I have the following data: 20 participants, each one going through 2 types of treatments (A & B) at 3 different sessions (times). For each treatment session, i am collecting 6 "normal" ...
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Multiple value Chi Squared test in SPSS

I am currently doing a study into factors that affect mortality in a particular type of bacterial infection. I would like to compare certain patient characteristics. One of which is the specialty ...
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Compare regression coefficients within one sample

I run two univariate linear regressions within one sample (same subjects, two different conditions). Now I would like to know how to compare the regression coefficients in order to find out whether ...
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SPSS Amos Binary Outcome - Model Fit

I was just wondering if anybody could help me, I'm conducting a path analysis in SPSS Amos with a binary outcome. I've specified the variable as binary using Tools>Data Recode, I've then calculated ...
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Methods for measuring snowball effects in a “complete” longitudinal dataset

I'm looking for ways to test for "cumulative advantage" effects in a longitudinal dataset (see image) I guess the data set is principally similar to this: http://www.caldercenter.org/whatis.cfm , ...
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SPSS mediational analysis help

I'm doing a psychology project and I'm struggling with statistics (SPSS) especially on meditational analysis. I have searched all over my notes from my bachelor degree but there is nothing on ...
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Difference in difference using spss

I have 2 groups of patients (control and treated) and 1 variable measured at two time moments (before and after treatment). Using paired T test I am able to determine the mean (with 95%CI) difference ...
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How to get odds ratio when combining multiple tests in logistic regression in spss?

we get odds ratio in logistic regression for predictive accuracy of a test. how do we get one odds ratio from combining more than 1 test in predicting outcome? how do we enter the data to get this in ...
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Time series: Stationary R-squared vs R-squared (Forecasting in SPSS)

I would like to check how two time series are correlated - how one of them predicts the other one. I have data for 27 years. I conduct my analysis in SPSS (Forecasting command, ARIMA) and I get: ...
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When making a predictive model that is predicting a continuous outcome, how does one arrive at the final prediction?

For instance, a prediction of 1 million could be: A weighted average of various predictions. ex. a .5 chance of 2 million, a .5 chance of 0, for an expected value of 1 million; or The prediction ...
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Do I run a one-tailed or two-tailed test when running Spearman's correlation between interval and ordinal data?

I have one interval variable on a 1-25 point interval scale, i.e. placement test scores where 25 is the highest competence score (data not normally distributed), and six different ordinal variables on ...
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What kind of statistical method is recommended to compare ratio in pre-test and post-test

I want to compare two different ratios. When this ratio is close to 1 it shows the better stability in the body. Would you please guide me that which statistical test is better for this situation? ...
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Understanding repeated covariance types in SPSS?

I am working in SPSS on a repeated measures linear mixed model and I am having a really hard time wrapping my head around how to select a "repeated covariance type". The options are: ...
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How to get/calculate confidence intervals for slopes of the continuous*categorical interactions?

Not sure if this should be in Stack Exchange or here, but here goes. I have a linear mixed model in SPSS, and I want the confidence intervals for slopes of the continuous*categorical interactions. ...
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Multinomial logistic regression low classification rate

I am running a multinomial logistic regression with SPSS and I have encountered a problem (?) with my data. I have a dependent variable (DV) with three categories, five independent variables (IV) as ...
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Please help with basic interpretation of an insignificant interaction. (With significant main and conditional effects)

I have a very basic understanding of statistics, and have done many correlations and regressions or simple t-tests, but never an interaction and it is confusing me a bit. I only need to understand the ...
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How to check mediating effect of categorical data

Kindly suggest a statistical test in SPSS for the following type of model: X = dependent variable (categorical with 3 categories) Y = dependent variable (scale) M1 = mediating (categorical with 3 ...
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Data Mining technique for preferred vendor problem?

Currently I use open auction method for selecting a transporter and want to switch to preferred transporter where I would select a transporter based on my preferred transporter list. The project ...
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Questions about G*Power

Since I found an insignificant result, I performed a power calculation in G*Power. But I am not entirely sure if I input the right number in some fields. My design is a 2(between Ss) x 2(between Ss) ...
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What to do with interactions that improve the model fit but are not significant?

I'm using Poisson loglinear regression (from Generalized Linear models, SPSS) to analyze different patient variables that influence LNT-lymph node yield-(poisson distribution). After removing the main ...
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SPSS cslogistic note

I'm calculating odds ratios using the following model. I need to know what the last note means. I have stated the levels for odd ratios for the levels I'm interested in, so I don't know what SPSS ...
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R and SPSS differences in pca loadings

I performed two principal components analyses: in R and in SPSS - using the same dataset and the same variables. I got the same results - at least to some point. The eigenvalues are the same (I used ...
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Principal component regression analysis using SPSS

I have done multiple regression analysis (MLR) of my data and find out $R^2$ and $r$, and then to remove multicollinearity problem I used PCA. This analysis generated PC equal to my variables, I ...
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SPSS GENLINMIXED for crossed groups

thank you for any help you might offer. I have data in which the groupings are crossed, not nested. Each player responds to the same set of items. In MIXED, I give a separate intercept to each ...
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Generalized linear model: link function Power(-1)

During study our of statistics in my psychology coursework, we had to teach ourselves how to use generalized linear models in SPSS (only basic knowledge). For an exam we may also use generalized ...
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mediation analysis when mediator is categorical (SPSS)

I want to do a mediation analysis, with the following variables: ...
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Compare Means of Groups with Unequal Sample Size

I have to compare two groups of data and see whether there is a significant difference between the means. I wanted to perform a Paired-Samples T-Test with SPSS, however, it will only focus on a part ...
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Estimated marginal means and means from descriptive statistics - interpretation in ANCOVA?

I ran an ANCOVA which proved that the covariate is significant. If i understood right, the estimated marginal means show what are the means of the DV when we account for the covariate. Then we could ...
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Best Multiple Imputation Method for Multiple Surveys Mixed Together, Presented Randomly?

I am working with a dataset containing data from 15 different surveys. The surveys were presented all as one battery to participants, with questions from all surveys essentially placed into a pool and ...
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How to handle with missing values in order to prepare data for feature selection with LASSO?

My situation: small sample size: 116 binary outcome variable long list of explanatory variables: 44 explanatory variables did not come from the top of my head; their choice was based on the ...
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How do you suppress imputed data and only display results for the pooled data?

I've done 15 imputations and am now running various tests on the new data, but all I'm really interested in is the pooled results at the end. The long list of imputations (especially in a test like an ...
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How to: repeated measures anova and Friedman's test with multiple imputations for missing data

I have a study where patients were measured pre-operatively (time_pre), post-operatively (time_post) and long-term follow-up (time_lt). I have 60 subjects. Data consists of: 5 scale variables ...
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How to calculate Weighted mean using SPSS [duplicate]

What is the proper way to calculate Weighted mean in SPSS? Why does the weighted mean comes in decimal in proportion test in SPSS?
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Scatterplot correlation with covariate (partial correlation) in SPSS - how?

I'd like to make a scatterplot of a partial correlation - so a correlation with covariates. How should I do this in SPSS? If necessary, I could also do it in R. The most important thing is to show the ...
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Have population, use inferential statistics? Also, non-normal dependent variable, what to do?

Background: We are looking at parental leave in Iceland. We are particularly interested in whether the economic crisis and the resulting changes in parental leave legislation affected the time taken ...
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Repeated measures ANOVA with missing data

I have a DB with multiple missing values (scale, ordinal and nominal). I used multiple imputation to fill in these missing values. How can I perform a repeated measures ANOVA on these (5) datasets? ...
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How to analyze a variable measured on a Likert scale and its interaction with another variable? [duplicate]

I have to analyze this variable which consists of scores given to 3 items (1-9 scale). This "Likert scale" measures "brand commitment" if thats important. 1) Firstly, should I compute 1 new variable ...
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Comparing correlations for significance

I am wondering how I would do the following in SPSS. I have a question (question 1) that was asked once before treatment, then the group was split into two different treatment groups (let's say ...
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How to compare means of repeated measures between groups in SPSS

I'm having trouble regarding which test to run on my data in SPSS. I have two groups (condition1 and condition2) which is also my independent variable (categorical). Both groups were asked to rate ...
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My distribution is normal; Kolmogorov-Smirnov test doesn't agree

I have a problem with the normality of some data I have: I've done a Kolmogorov test which says it isn't normal with p=.0000, I don't understand: the skewness of my distribution =-.497, and the ...
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Leave-one-out cross validation

I am working about elaborate a simple linear regression so I need to evaluate many models. I am asking how I can use leave-one-out cross validation to validate a simple linear regression.
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In SPSS, how to compare two scatterplots of separate bivariate data to determine if the distributions are similar or not similar?

In SPSS, I have created scatterplots of two continuous variables (X & Y) for two separate groups (G & P). Visual inspection comparing the scatterplots from the two groups suggests that ...
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Leave one out cross validation for rare events logistic regression in SPSS

I am writing thesis about predicting which corporate takeover targets attract a competing bidder. I first estimated a model using a logistic regression. The sample consists of 1350 single-bidder ...
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Spatial and temporal effects in water quality data

The data I have is 20 sampling points in a water distribution network that have been sampled weekly during 4 months for different parameters (chlorine, turbidity, disinfection by-products, ...). Some ...
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Predicting variance of heteroscedastic data

I am trying to do a regression on heteroscedastic data where I'm trying to predict the error variances as well as the mean values in terms of a linear model. Something like this: $$\begin{align}\\ ...