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optimal scaling / CATREG for imputed data

I have a data set with 5 different kinds of nutrient statuses and I want to see whether they are associated with categorical / ordinal grades at school. I have multiple covariates which I will ...
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Warning in SPSS when I run a multilevel model [migrated]

I ran the following syntax and each time I get a warning message from SPSS which says: "Mixed Iteration was terminated but convergence has not been achieved. The MIXED procedure continues despite this ...
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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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Need help for which test to choose? [on hold]

I am studying on cognition and behaviors. I am lecturing linguistic courses and teaching linguistic terminology with visuals. In my research, just before each course, I asked participants 20 ...
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What is component (factor) score coefficient matrix in PCA or factor analysis and how is it calculated?

As per my understanding, in PCA based on correlations we get factor (= principal component in this instance) loadings which are nothing but the correlations between variables and factors. Now when I ...
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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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Box-Cox transformation in SPSS

I have a dataset of variables that fail to conform to a normal distribution (Kolmogorov-Smirnov sig. value = 0 for all the variables). In order to perform parametric statistics on these variables I ...
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How do I do nonlinear generalized estimating equations in SPSS

Say I have two conditional media for bacteria growth: a bacteriocidal drug and control. I want to see the effect of my bacteriocide on culture growth, so I set up 6 flasks: three with drug, three ...
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How to add supplementary variables after PCA using principal function (psych package) in R? [on hold]

Is there a way to add supplementary variables to a PCA plot when the PCA was conducted using the principal function from the psych package in R? I know that the PCA from the FactoMiner package has ...
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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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mediation analysis when mediator is categorical (SPSS)

I want to do a mediation analysis, with the following variables: ...
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How to identify outliers and conduct robust PCA?

I want to conduct a principal component analysis (PCA) in SPSS. One assumption for PCA is that there are no significant outliers. How can I identify outliers in SPSS?
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How can I calculate the number of cases in SPSS? [migrated]

I would like to calculate the last column with SPSS without turning the columns into 1.
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Cronbach's alpha continuous and dichotomous data in SPSS

I have one question about using SPSS to calculate Cronbach's alpha of a measure that draws on two types of items: one yields ordinal data and the other dichotomous. The ordinal data are produced ...
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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 handle autocorrelated residuals (and independent variables) in multiple regression? [closed]

I am trying to carry out multiple regression for an air pollutant (dependent variable), and weather parameters- wind direction, wind strength, rain, air temperature, relative humidity (independent ...
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To find significant differences between means using repeated measures GLM

I am new in using SPSS and stuck with General Linear Model [which is just linear model] procedure. I have 8 cognition variables like latency, thigmotaxis, spatial, quadrant, nt quadrant, proximity, ...
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45th and 55th percentile

I have a series of data from a household budget survey and want to do the following in SPSS: Identify the food expenditure shares of total household expenditure that are at the 45th and 55th ...
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How do I convert unstandardized RMR estimates into standardized RMR estimates?

I am having difficulty turning unstandardized RMR estimates from AMOS software output in a SEM into standardized estimates to enable suitable interpretation. Can someone give me advice on where to ...
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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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Can AMOS be used to perform logistic regressions?

I need to compare 11 groups of data, for the same relationship. My first thoughts were to create 11 regression equations (one for each), and to compare parameters between groups. Problem is that ...
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Unequal sample sizes for two-way repeated measures

I have 3 different treatments with the observations of 6 different repetitions. However, all these different treatments (groups) have different numbers of patients. The first group has 26 patients, ...
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Difference in PCA loadings between R and SPSS

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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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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3 way mixed ANOVA & pairwise comparisons effect size

I have a 3 way mixed ANOVA, where I have 2 significant main effects, one significant two way interaction and a significant three way interaction. I've been told to not describe the lower order ...
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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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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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Python as a statistics workbench

Lots of people use a main tool like Excel or another spreadsheet, SPSS, Stata, or R for their statistics needs. They might turn to some specific package for very special needs, but a lot of things can ...
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How can I count unique values corresponding to a break variable with the function aggregate in SPSS? [migrated]

I guess it is really easy, but I just cannot find the answer myself. The variable that I would like to calculate is the variable "Number_of brands_bought" (see below) and I've tried to use the ...
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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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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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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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Regression with multiple dependent variables and 2 sets of multiple independent variables

In my data I want to be able to determine which set of IVs (there are 8 variables total, 4 in each set) does a better job of predicting a set a DVs (there are 4). I know I could use multivariate ...
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Calibration curve in spss

I couldn't find any tutorials on this on youtube or otherwise. I am validating a clinical prediction model and I have a set of predicted outcomes and the real outcome. I have built a ROC curve but I ...
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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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SPSS - Calculation of confidence intervals in estimated marginal means of repeated measures ANOVA

I used SPSS to do a repeated measures ANOVA including one within- and one between subject factor. Let's say the between-subject factor is treatment group with levels treatment and control, and the ...
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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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Find out if there is a way to create BMI weight category variable

I am working on a project and have to find a way to break my data into percentiles. The variables that I already have are gender, age in months and BMI. If I am able to calculate the percentile that ...
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When is R squared negative?

My understanding is that R squared cannot be negative as it is the square of R. However I ran a simple linear regression in SPSS with a single independent variable and a dependent variable. My SPSS ...
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Interpret significant interaction but no main effect in repeated measures ANOVA

I have a model in which two groups are measured on one DV at pre- post- and 3 months following an intervention (the control group did not receive the intervention). I have an interaction effect, which ...
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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 ...
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Balanced repeated measures design

Okay this is my problem: I have 12 participants. Each participant spent 3 nights in my lab doing a reaction time task at four timepoints during the night(12, 1, 2 and 3 oclock), with one week ...
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Is there an R equivalent for the SPSS custom Tables feature? [closed]

I have used the custom tables feature in SPSS for my job almost every day. I am trying to learn R. How can I recreate the custom tables functionality in R? Is there some specific package that I need ...
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How do I create subscales based on sets of items in SPSS

I have a 37-question scale, where each item belongs to one of four scales. The items for each scale are interspersed. How can I compute a scale score for each of the four scales? I need to be able ...
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Fisher exact test (9x2) vs pearson chi-square (SPSS)

I am doing one analysis where I have 9 different conditions and only two options as outcome. I have done a pearson chi-square test, and in some of the cases I violated the assumption that expected ...
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Understand mixed models SPSS [duplicate]

On a mixed model on SPSS I got the following results: in the table called "Type III Tests of Fixed Effectsa" ...
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Fixed parameter estimates of parent factors in a nested design

Summary: What is happening with parameter estimates of factors that are the 'parents' of nested factors? Data: My analysis involves testing the effect of different parameter settings for automatic ...