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Retrain Time Series Models

I'm new to TS modeling, but have some experience in classic classification modeling. In classification I can train one model and use it for some time while some indices are stable (e.g. PSI). ...
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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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Formatting Time-series data for Cross-correlation

In an experiment we measured 100 response times for each subject. The data has the following format: ...
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Specifying interaction contrasts for within x between terms in SPSS

I am trying to analyse a dataset with 3 groups of subjects and one repeated measure with 6 levels (accuracy at identifying 6 different emotions). I am using the GLM command from SPSS to do this, which ...
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Apache Math package? OnewayANOVA

I am wondering have anybody used the Apache Math package to calculate the ANOVA scores? I didn't use SPSS as this can be incorporated into my JAVA code and is really light-weighted. Here is a link of ...
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Adding in L2 predictor in GLiMM fails even though ICC is high

I'm using SPSS GLiMM to run a repeated measures logistic regression model. Research Qn I'm interested to know if a MP is more likely to make a particular response (e.g., apology, challenge, denial) ...
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What to do with a construct item with low factor loading for one group but seems fine for other groups?

I have tested four types of advertisements on four groups. Each group was only given one type of advertisement. The following is two examples of the construct items used on 7 point scale in the ...
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Multiple Regression with Categorical Predictor Variables of More than Two Levels

I'm planning on running a hierarchical multiple regression. In the first step, I would like to enter demographic characteristics, second step continuous predictor variables of interest, and third step ...
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MANOVA on long data format

I need to run repeated measures MANOVA on long data format (the format was created to derive a categorical variable that is needed to be used as IV). Running RM MANOVA on long data format using a ...
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How the quality of clusters made in SPSS can be evaluated?

How the quality of clusters made in SPSS with the method "Two-step clustering" can be evaluated? Which test should be applied to be sure that the quality is good.
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Covariate not appearing in binary logit output SPSS

I have 52 covariate predictors for a binary logistic regression in SPSS, and each time I run the regression the last covariate doesn't show up in the output (regardless of which variable it is). Is ...
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Multiple Correspondence Analysis: SPSS treats 0 as missing value in indicator matrix

I have a data set with several ordinal variables. In order to perform a MCA I've learned that the data must be structured as an indicator matrix. E.g. I transform the 3-level variable knowledge into ...
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Oral glucose tolerance test, comparing treatment groups over time SPSS

I have performed Oral glucose tolerance testing on 4 treatment groups (Control, Light exercise, medium exercise and high exercise) in which I took glucose readings at baseline, 30min, 60min, 90min and ...
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Significant difference within line set and between two sets of lines

For my research a person has walked on a treadmill which contains two pressure plates: One below the left foot, one below the right. I would like to compare the force in the z (downwards) direction ...
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HELP: How to compute a mean for specific cases, NOT the entire dataset! [closed]

I am trying to compute a mean of several variables for just two cases, rather than compute the mean of several variables and include all the cases in the dataset. How does one do this? Thank you for ...
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Statistical test for repeated measures ANOVA with covariates

We have 10 participants who have undergone a cold pressor test (for pain) in 3 conditions (no drug, drug A, drug B). It is a repeated measure design. The stimulus is continued for 1 minute after they ...
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Question on SPSS Mantel-Haenzsel conditional independence output

SPSS provides these three statistics as output for the crosstabs command STATISTICS=CMH(1): Tests of Homogeneity of the Odds Ratio Tests of Conditional Independence Mantel-Haenszel Common Odds Ratio ...
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mixed design and simple main effect analysis in SPSS

Hope someone can help me. I have a within subject variable (Question, with 11 conditions) and a between subject variable (stimulation, with 3 conditions). I did an ANOVA and I obtained a main effect ...
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Identifying multivariate outliers in a large sample with missing data, using SPSS

I'm a psychology PhD student doing analysis on a relatively large set of data, obtained via online surveys. The purpose of the study is largely to determine normative data for a population of adults, ...
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How to calculate correlation between two independent sets of ordinal variables from an online survey through SPSS

I have a survey conducted. Each responded has answered two sets of ordinal questions. Positive answers in one set would normally be reflected as positive answers to other set. I need to find the ...
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Getting the 1 and 3 years overall and progression-free survival (OS&PFS) and their p values in SPSS

I have a cohort of 300 subject divided into two groups (e.g. chemo y/n). The Median follow-up is 18 months (range 1-87). There were 45 deaths so median survival was not reached. I have compared ...
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Time dependent covariate SPSS

I am attempting a time dependent covariate analysis using SPSS but end up running into some difficulties. This is the first time I am trying it using SPSS so would appreciate some advise or direction. ...
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Weighted cases in a cluster analysis for cases in SPSS

I am conducting a cluster analysis (of cases) for a database which has weight attributed to the individual cases to ensure that it mirrors the general population in terms of sociodemographic ...
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optimal binning in R

SPSS has an optimal binning function that helps categorizing into meaningful intervals continuous predictors when a binary response variable exists. I was looking for an equivalent function in R but ...
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Is my sample suitable for elastic net? What are the assumptions?

I was hoping to use multiple regression to identify significant predictors but I have a tiny sample size (group 1 n=9, group 2 n=37) so I'll be unable to do this. I have read that regularisation ...
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Need help with deciding on statistical test for three separate instruments

So I am trying to analyze my data. I used the following scales: Brief RCOPE, the Brief Multidimensional Measure of Religiousness/Spirituality (BMMRS), and the Satisfaction with Life scale (SWLS). They ...
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SPSS Bootstrapping Medians - Two Groups Over Time

I am evaluating the effects of two different teaching methods for chest compressions during CPR over time. I have four sets of data: a control and study group compressions per minute on the first day ...
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How to test for differences among 3 treatments pre & post, all within subjects?

I want to compare the changes in blood pressure occurring following 2 anesthetic drugs. So in a crossover design, each participant comes for 3 sessions and gets either of placebo, drug A or drug B on ...
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Bootstrap robust regression

I'd like to do a robust hierarchical regression using bootstrapping because regression diagnostics indicate that assumptions of ordinary regression have been violated. I've made a start using the ...
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How to interpret the output of Cox regression with categorical nominal variables in SPSS?

When I enter a nominal categorical variable as independent variable into the Cox regression procedure, SPSS gives cloaked results. It just reports something like the following: ...
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CHAID decision tree - Binning continuous variables

I am running a CHAID classification tree on SPSS to classify my data set. I have a couple independent variables including categorical and continuous ones. For continuous variables, I've noticed that ...
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Check homogeneity of variance for linear mixed model in spss

I ran a linear mixed model (LMM) for my nested data and would like to check for the homogeneity of variance assumption. As there is no a button for checking the homogeneity of variance at the LMM ...
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Wilcoxon Rank Test or T-Test? [duplicate]

What data analysis is better? or fit for my data? I've used Likert scale for my questionnaire (1-5) and I have 387 respondents. Wilcoxon Rank Test or T-Test?
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Relative weights in regression analysis in SPSS: Matrix-approach vs. factor and regression

I am trying to perfome a relative weight analysis as described by Johnson (2000). I have 13 predictors to a more general indicator. Initially, I started by: running a principal component analysis ...
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What are F values of the canonical functions in discriminant analysis?

Recently, I read a paper (Pell et al. 2009) in which the authors use Discriminant Analysis, and I quote: The discriminant analysis produced three significant canonical functions (Function 1, ...
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How can I calculate power in SPSS

I have 4 different groups and i want to look if the means significant differ from each other but before that i want to know if the power in every group is high enough. How can i calculate the power ...
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Data structure for Inverse Cumulative Distribution when columns are *NOT* separate variables

I am trying to structure data to conduct a Frequency analysis and output an Inverse Cumulative Distribution histogram for a biomechanics study. The goal is to compare 4 devices with respect to their ...
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Help with regression

I have a dichotomous variable, "know" and "not know". This refers to a participant knowing the meaning of a word or not. Then I have another variable as "fixation duration" which is continuous. I ...
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post-hoc for non homogeneous data

Which post-hoc test is used for non homogeneous data. I have checked my data set and they are normally distributes. I used Anova with Levene's test and it showed that my data is not homogeneous, and ...
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Two-step cluster analysis and autoclustering statistics

In older versions of SPSS there was displayed an auto-clustering statistics table with e.g. BIC criterion and its change for various cluster solutions. In later versions of SPSS (e.g. 21) I do not see ...
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data analysis, dissertation of thesis? help please?

I'm having a problem with my dissertation. My research is "level of satisfaction in relation to customer service: comparative study between 2 fast foods my questionnaire consists of 19 questions. ...
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Hierarchical or Two-step cluster analysis for binary data?

(This question is an edited version of a question I previously posted which one user recommended would benefit from more focus). I have 2000 questionnaires from respondents which ask 33 different ...
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Effectsize difference between Mann-Whitney U and t-Test

I have data that is officially not normally distributed (Kolmogorov-Smirnov test < .000 BUT N=around 1200 so K-S not really reliable). In plot I can see that form looks good but negatively skewed. ...
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Cluster analysis of binary data [duplicate]

I have 2000 questionnaires from respondents which ask 33 different questions about which issues are present in their lives - i.e. alcohol abuse, domestic violence, mental health, child abuse, learning ...
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SPSS - How do I analyse two categorical non-dichotomous variables?

I'm having some issues running an analysis with two categorical variables that are both non-dichotomous... Some background information on my study: My study focuses on how young adults sexually ...
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Compare group mean to larger group of which it is part

I have thousands of evaluation scores, over several sites, which vary in number of evaluations for each. I am tasked with comparing the evaluation means for each site to the all-site mean. The ...
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column proportions comparisons for one variable

I have a one variable with three categories like marriage/divorced/widowed. The counts are: 40, 23, 7. I use SPSS in this case. I know how to perform chi_squared test for this, and it shows that the ...
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ICC to assess independence of observations in a cluster randomized trial

How can I compute an ICC to assess independence of observation assumption using SPSS for ANOVA. The data on two DVs were collected from participants one time over 28 weeks in 28 clusters (so this is ...
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Predicting one daily variable from another in SPSS

Note: There are similar questions to this one, but they don't seem to get at quite what I'm trying to figure out. I have a week's worth of daily data with a number of variables, including nighttime ...
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How to do planned comparisons on repeated measures (GLM repeated measures) using SPSS?

I have issues figuring out how to perform planned comparisons using a GLM for repeated measures analysis. More specifically, I have one group of subjects, assessed with 2 different scales (3 subscores ...